The Saint Joseph Academy swim team opened up its 2018-19 campaign on Saturday as the Jaguars competed at the St. Charles Showdown. SJA finished in 7th place out of 10 teams with 95 points.
Seven SJA swimmers advanced to the finals in events including Paola Colon, Julia Patterson, Maddy Kelly, Lexi Smith, Gwen Pierce, Maddie Jarosz and Emma Claire Lambert-Shemo.
Junior Maddy Kelly finished second in the 50 meter backstroke in a time of 28.00. Senior Paola Colon was 10th in the 100 meter breaststroke and 13th in the 50 meter breaststroke.
The top relay on the day was the A Medley relay team of Maddy Kelly, Emma Claire Lambert-Shemo, Gwen Pierce and Julia Patterson who finished 9th with a time of 2:01.64.
Full results can be found here: https://www.swimmeet.com/showdown18/