The Missouri Military Academy Colonels swim team competed at the Smith-Cotton swim meet on Wednesday, September 7. The Colonels placed third behind Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools. A total of seven teams competed at the event.
The Colonels relay team, which included Cadets Anthony Melick (Overland Park, Kansas), Tiago Ruas Deluca (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), Paulo Pereira De Abreu Donnabella (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) and Malachi Imrie (Wildwood, Missouri), finished second in the 200-yard medley relay and third in the 400-yard freestyle relay.
Cadet Ruas Deluca finished first in the 100-yard butterfly and the 500-yard freestyle, and Cadet Pereira De Abreu Donnabella finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke and third in the 200-yard IM. Cadet Melick finished second in the 100-yard backstroke and tied for second in the 50-yard freestyle.
Congratulations to these cadets for a job well done!