The Lincoln City April Invite saw some SCM records fall. In the 8 & Under 200 free Licos Navarro Ortez swimming unattached for The Dolphins lowered the mark set by Sam Cortes of LCSC The new record stands at 2:52.54. Also at the same meet Roman Westhoff of BEND lowered the mark in the 8 & Under 100 fly to 1:39.54.
The Senior Sectional meet held at Mt Hood CC saw some fast swims as well. Kaitlyn Dobler (TDPS) continued her tear on the OSI record board for 15-16 girls. In the 50 fr she snuck under Jamie Stone's 2015 record by .2 with a 25.56. In the 100 fr she matched the 1995 time of Lauren Thies and the 2009 time of Kaylin Bing making a 3 way tie at 56.48. In the 100 breast she lowered her own mark for the 15-16 girls and bettered Olympian Birte Steven?s open record of 1:09.47 by getting her hand on the wall in 1:09.21. In the 200 breast the 1999 record (2:34.53) of Alisa Schuknecht of BEND was no match for Kaitlyn who went a blistering 2:31.32.
Age Group Zone Championship
Congratulations to the first 32 athletes who have been chosen during the first round of team selections for the 2018 Oregon Swimming Age Group Zone Team. Because the team size has been expanded to 60 athletes, there are still 28 openings on the Team Roster yet to filled. The list can be found under the Competition tab/All stars Western Zones. If you have questions please contact head coach Jody Rash or manager Debbie Laderoute
Scholastic All America
The USA Swimming Scholastic All America application is now open on the USA Swimming website.
This year the honor is open to 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who have achieved an individual 2017 Winter Junior qualifying time (SAA qualifying time) and have a 3.5 grade point average or higher. The addition of the 9th graders to the program is new this year.
The application process is open from June 1 through August 15, 2018. The applicant must be logged into the USA Swimming website as the athlete in order to access the application.
2017-2018 Scholastic All-America Guidelines