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A group from the 260 Bellaire Barracudas swim team including (pictured) Joelle Le, Bella Torres, Mia Torres, Layla Chang, Zoe Cheng, Madelyn Melville, Kinsley Sirmans, and Jayden Le, waited poolside for their turn to swim their races in their big final meet of the season. These teammates were some of the 9-12-year-old Bellaire Barracudas who participated at the Southwest Aquatic League Championship swim meet at the Willow Pool. The Barracudas dominated the medley relays at the final meet of the season and came in second place overall. Head Coach was Sophie McCollum, and assistant coaches included Bellaire residents and current and former Barracudas swimmers Elisa Adams, Audrey Tedore, Katelynn Clay, Peyton Cantrell, Carver Hix, Teresa Cheng, Natalie Cheng, Reva Sinha, Kasen Burris, and Mackency Moreno.
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