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Swimmers give top-notch effort at AAA Meet

Swimmers give top-notch effort at AAA Meet

ANAHEIM HILLS – Strong all-around swimming continued at the recently completed AAA Red/White Short Course Meet with the team earning 139 total best times. Kaitlyn Helffrich (11), Jayden Nguyen (13) and Jason Wartenberg (11) each swam to six best times out of six events during the weekend. Ashley Marino (14) and RJ Weitzer (13) were both 5-for-5.

Lucy Flynn (10) continued her fine swimming with two new championship meet qualifying times in the 100 Fly and 100 Back dropping over 10 seconds in each race. Nguyen earned five new blue times and had one of the largest time drops of the meet when he shaved off 40.04 seconds in the 500 Free. Alexis Wallace (13) turned in the largest time drop by reducing her 500 Free time by 1:56.13. Logan Hoang (14) dropped over 10 seconds in three different events with the largest drop of 34.88 seconds coming in the 400 IM.

A total of 50 new time standards were achieved by ORCA swimmers at the meet.

  

New Red, Blue, SPJO & SJO Qualifying Times

Margaret Ambrose (15): Red – 100 Back

Matthew Bay (10): Red – 50 Breast

John Carlson (11): Blue – 50 Free

Charlize Chang (11): Red – 50 Fly

Valerie Cortes (14): Red – 50 Free

Alex Coury (13): Red – 50 Free, 100 Breast

Chris Eskander (15): Blue – 50 Free

Lucy Flynn (10): SPJO – 100 Fly, SJO – 100 Back

Kaitlyn Helffrich (11): Red – 50 Back

Logan Hoang (14): Red – 200 IM

Kaylee Huynh (12): Red – 50 Free

Kelsea Lemmel (14): Red – 200 Back, 500 Free, 200 Breast, 400 IM

Tim Lemoncito (16): Red – 100 Back, Blue – 50 Free, 100 Fly

Kenneth Ly (13): Red – 200 IM

Ashley Marino (14): Red – 200 IM, Blue – 100 Free

Sebastian Marrujo (12): Red – 200 IM, 50 Fly

Amanda McArthur (10): Red – 200 IM, 200 Free

Leana-Mae Nelson (12): Red – 100 Breast

Jayden Nguyen (13): Blue – 50 Free, 100 Breast, 500 Free, 100 Free, 200 Breast

Nolan Saunders (12): Red – 50 Breast, 200 Free, Blue – 50 Free

Carley Teger (10): Red – 100 Back

Anoki Tran (12): Red – 50 Fly, Blue – 200 IM

Vince Tran (14): Red – 100 Breast, 100 Fly, Blue – 100 Free

Mekala Valentin (15): Blue – 200 Free

Sierra Valentin (12): Blue – 500 Free, 100 IM

Jason Wartenberg (11): Blue – 50 Free, 200 Back, 50 Fly, 100 Back

RJ Weitzer (13): Red – 50 Free

 

Personal Best Times in all Events

Kaitlyn Helffrich – 6

Jayden Nguyen – 6

Jason Wartenberg – 6

Ashley Marino – 5

RJ Weitzer – 5

Margaret Ambrose – 3

Alex Coury – 3

Case Gannaway – 3

Ava O’Connor – 3

Kaileo Truong – 3

Zach Siebert – 2

Frederick Fascenelli – 1

Kaylee Huynh – 1

Isaiah Miranda – 1

Evelyn Vivar – 1

Katie Welch – 1

 

Swimmers dropping 10 seconds or more in a single event

Lucy Flynn – 13.70 seconds in the 100 Back, 10.80 seconds in the 100 Fly

Abigail Foley – 15.19 seconds in the 200 IM

Logan Hoang – 23.67 seconds in the 500 Free, 11.42 seconds in the 100 Fly and 34.88 seconds in the 400 IM

Ashley Marino – 10.70 seconds in the 200 IM

Amanda McArthur – 14.90 seconds in the 100 Breast and 14.50 seconds in the 200 IM

Isaiah Miranda – 18.23 seconds in the 100 IM

Jayden Nguyen – 40.04 seconds in the 500 Free

Nolan Saunders – 13.54 seconds in the 200 Free

Zach Siebert – 10.14 seconds in the 100 Breast

Carley Teger – 14.76 seconds in the 500 Free

Kaileo Truong – 40.80 seconds in the 100 Back and 23.61 seconds in the 50 Breast

Serafina Truong – 10.45 seconds in the 50 Back

Elias Vincent – 13.08 seconds in the 500 Free

Alexis Wallace – 116.13 seconds in the 500 Free