March 22, 2018
Last weekend, the Eastern Section Southern Zone (ESSZ) meet was held in Atlanta, Georgia at Georgia Tech University. This meet has very fast qualifying times and draws some of the fastest 14 and under swimmers from Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi, Kentucky and Louisiana.
With 9 swimmers representing, Swim GSA finished 26th overall out of 86 teams. Swimmers finishing the the top 10 earn medals and score points and swimmers finishing 11-20 also score points for the team. Many of our swimmers finished in the top 20 and all achieved Personal Best (PB) swim times.
13-14 boys division:
*Flinn Hering--15th 100 fly, 11th 200 fly, 1 PB
*Ben Peterson--13th 1000 free, 1 PB
*Parker Holian--3 PB
13-14 girls division:
*Kyndall Beane--10th 500 free, 13th 50 free, 13th 200 free, 3 PB
*Sadie Covington--3rd 500 free, 4th 200 free, 7th 100 free, 9 PB
*Maura Schoppa--2nd 200 free, 4th 200 back, 7th 100 back, 7th 200 IM, 9th 100 fly, 11th 50 free, 7 PB
*Anna Marie Harding--1 PB
*Beane, Covington, Schoppa and Harding also swam to a 5th place finish in the 400 free relay
11-12 boys division:
*Tanner Holian--4 PB
9-10 boys division:
*Albert Smelzer--13th 50 fly, 13th 50 back, 15th 100 fly, 16th 100 back, 5 PB
Thank you to our Swim GSA parents for your support and congratulations to our Swim GSA swimmers for a great meet. You make us proud!!