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Stellar swimming continues at Blue Champs Meet

Stellar swimming continues at Blue Champs Meet

IRVINE – ORCA followed up the Red/White Champs Meet victory with another strong effort at the AZOT Blue Championship Meet held at Woodbridge High School. Swimmers tallied 107 personal best times that included 17 new Spring JO cuts. ORCA finished 6th out of the 25-team field.

Lucy Flynn (10) was the top point scorer for ORCA on the girls’ side with 90 points while Halcyon Lee (10) led the boys with 76.5 points. Flynn was a perfect 6-for-6 in best times while swimming to five new Spring JO times and one new Summer JO time. Lee was also perfect in six tries while grabbing three new Spring JO times and a new Summer JO time.

Five other swimmers were also a perfect 6-for-6 at the meet: Sophia Burt (12), Austin De La O (14), Calvin Lee (14), Chloe Teger (8) and Sierra Valentin (12).

ORCA had a total of seven Gold medal winners including: Russell Boyer (10) 50 Breast, Jacob Dinh (9) 100 Breast, Micaela Koeppen (15) 200 Free, Calvin Lee (14) 200 Breast, Caleb Stupin (17) 100 Free, and Flynn 50 Breast and 100 IM.

Top Point Scorers:

Girls

  1. Lucy Flynn (10) – 90

  2. Chloe Teger (8) – 82

  3. Micaela Koeppen (15) – 52

  4. Ivana Zamora (15) – 30

  5. Makena Koeppen (12) – 29

Boys

  1. Halcyon Lee (10) – 76.5

  2. Jacob Dinh (9) – 58.5

  3. Caleb Stupin (17) – 56.5

  4. Austin De La (14) – 41

  5. Calvin Lee (14) – 34

 

New ORCA Record:

Boys 10 & Under 200 Free Relay, 2:09.39, H. Lee, B. Birinyi, G. Vo, J. Dinh (2:09.45, Lee, Carlson, Wartenberg, Marinescu, 12/9/2016)

 

New Championship Meet Qualifying Times:

Brendan Birinyi: SJO 200 IM, WAG 100 IM

Russell Boyer: SPJO 50 Breast

Sophia Burt: SJO 100 Free, JAG 50 Back, JAG 100 Fly, SPJO 50 Free

Austin De La O: SJO 200 Free

Makena De La O: JAG 100 Free, SPJO 50 Fly

Jacob Dinh: SPJO 100 Breast, SJO 100 Back, SPJO 50 Back

Alex Evans: WAG 50 Free, WAG 50 Breast

Lucy Flynn: SJO 200 Free, SPJO 50 Free, SPJO 100 Breast, SPJO 100 Free, SPJO 50 Breast, SPJO 100 IM

Makena Koeppen: SPJO 50 Breast

Micaela Koeppen: WAG 200 Free

Patrick Lambert: WAG 100 Fly

Calvin Lee: SPJO 200 Breast

Halcyon Lee: SPJO 50 Free, SJO 100 Breast, SPJO 50 Fly, SPJO 100 IM

Troy Lee: SJO 50 Fly, WAG 100 IM

Brian Marinescu: SPJO 50 Fly

Jayden Nguyen: SJO 200 Back

Caleb Stupin: WAG 100 Free, SJO 200 Back

Carley Teger: WAG 100 Breast, SJO 50 Breast

Sierra Valentin: SJO 100 Back

Gia-Vinh Vo: WAG 100 Fly, SPJO 100 IM

 

Personal Best Times in all Events:

Sophia Burt  – 6

Austin De La O – 6

Lucy Flynn – 6

Calvin Lee – 6

Halcyon Lee – 6

Chloe Teger – 6

Sierra Valentin – 6

Caleb Stupin – 4

John Carlson – 3

Patrick Lambert – 3

Jayden Nguyen – 3

Ashley Marino – 1

Mekala Valentin – 1

 

Largest times drops in a single event:

Calvin Lee – 11.22 seconds in the 400 IM

Caleb Stupin – 9.00 seconds in the 200 Back

Lucy Flynn – 8.49 seconds in the 100 IM, 6.83 seconds in the 200 Free

Gia-Vinh Vo – 6.99 seconds in the 100 IM

Jayden Nguyen – 6.27 seconds in the 200 Back

Halcyon Lee – 6.14 seconds in the 100 Breast

 

New Positions on the ORCA All-Time Top 5 List:

Girls

Chloe Teger (8): #4 100 Free

Lucy Flynn (10): #4 50 Breast

Makena De La O (12): #4 50 Fly

Boys

Halcyon Lee (10): #5 200 IM

Brian Marinescu (12): #4 50 Fly

Austin De La O (14): #5 200 Free, #3 500 Free, #4 200 Back

Calvin Lee (14): #3 200 Breast