March 3, 2017
Empire KC is the 2017 Missouri Valley Champion! Way to go Lions!
What a great way to continue the success of our championship season! Every swimmer played a part in our victory. The attitude and determination of each swimmer created an atmosphere of fast swimming and best times.
Here are a few highlights from the meet:
- 3 Missouri Valley Relay records were broken: 11-12 200 Medley, 13-14 400 Medley and 400 Free
- Our 11-12 boys claimed the top three spots in the High Point Award. (Dominck Damico, Leo Kurucz, Caleb Ellis)
- Our 13-14 boys claimed 1st and 2nd for the High Point Award. (Caleb Musser, Lance Godard)
- First time Champs qualifiers made finals.
- New Sectional Qualifiers and additional Sectional cuts.
- Great leadership and motivation from the Senior and National Focus swimmers
- 1200 points from our combined 2653 total were scored by our Senior and National Focus swimmers.
Keep up the great work Empire! We wish our swimmers luck at Sectionals next weekend and our future long course season!