04 Nov 2020

CHS Swim Team Wins Baton Rouge City Championship

The CHS swim team moved to 5-0 on the season with a dominating performance in winning its 28th consecutive Baton Rouge city championship on Sunday November 1 at Crawfish Aquatics. Full results are attached.

The Bears won 5 of the 11 events including all 3 relays and set 2 new city records as well as recorded an All-American consideration time. The final score of the meet was:


  1. Catholic High School                          541
  2. Baton Rouge High                              355
  3. University                                           179
  4. Dutchtown                                          162
  5. Episcopal                                            139
  6. Zachary                                               124
  7. East Ascension High                           116
  8. Denham Springs                                 87
  9. Parkview                                             84
  10. Dunham                                              81


Scoring points for the Bears:


200 Medley Relay: 1st place Jeffery Talbot, Joseph Duncan, Reid Schroeder, Sammy Smith
200 Free: 2nd place Will Cooper, 4th place Parker St. Romain, 6th place Alex Cooper
200 IM: 3rd place William DeJean, 6th place Joseph Duncan, 8th place Sean Melancon, 11th place Briggs Bargas
50 Free: 1st place Mitchell Gillem, 3rd place Garrett Accardo, 6th place Sammy Smith, 7th place Adam Werth
100 Fly: 4th place Reid Schroeder, 5th place Thomas Bellanger, 6th place James Stuckey, 8th place Alex Cooper
100 Free: 1st place Garrett Accardo, 3rd place Mitchell Gillem, 5th place Jeffery Talbot, 8th place Sammy Smith
500 Free: 2nd place Will Cooper, 3rd place William Kitto, 4th place William DeJean, 5th place Sean Melancon
200 Free Relay: 1st place Garrett Accardo, Mitchell Gillem, Joseph Duncan, William DeJean* new city meet record, All-American consideration time
100 Back: 2nd place Jeffery Talbot, 5th place Adam Werth, 7th place George Scully, 9th place James Stuckey
100 Breast: 3rd place Joseph Duncan, 8th place Harrison Martin, 9th place Briggs Bargas, 12th place William Bright
400 Free Relay: 1st place Garrett Accardo, Mitchell Gillem, Will Cooper, William DeJean* new city meet record


The Bears will next be in action at finals of LHSAA Division 1 state swim meet in Shreveport, Louisiana at 9:00am on Saturday November 21.