Oceana Meet Results
April 4, 2018
The Tigers hosted the Oceana Sharks at the Tiger Tank last Friday. Oceana has not had swim teams for the last 2 decades and the young Shark teams are led by head coach Vicki Russo, who is a member of the Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame. The Tigers captured all 4 team victories, set 2 new team records, had 2 swimmers and 2 relays qualify for the CCS Championship meet and posted 62 personal best times. The Sharks had one swimmer qualify in 2 events for the CCS Championship meet.
The Varsity girls returned to their winning ways outscoring the Sharks 133 to 36. Kaycie Lindland won the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 1:05.33 which established a new school record that had stood for 42 years. Margot Bantowsky had previously set the record in 1976 with a time of 1:05.80. Lindland was joined by Allison Wong, Cassie Smith and Sara Olsen in the 400 yard free relay where they set a new team record with a time of 3:56.43 shattering the old record which was 4:00.00 and qualified the quartet for the CCS Championship meet.
The Tiger varsity boys won 121 to 43 and the 200 yard free relay of Johnnie Nitenson, Patrick Harmon, Luka Goncharov and Berg Guibadouline qualified for the CCS Championship meet with a time of 1:34.31. Goncharov qualified for CCS in the 50 free, finishing in 22.63 and Guibadouline qualified for CCS and won the 100 free with a time of 49.83. The Sharks Jacob Lumbang won the 50 free and qualified for CCS in that event and the 100 free. The Tiger’s Edgar Santos-Figueroa won the 100 fly and Alex Amundsen captured the 100 breaststroke.
The JV boys remained undefeated. Jack Ryan won both the 50 backstroke and 100 free and Andrew Stibor placed first in the 50 and 100 breaststroke. Individual winners included Evan Ansgarius, Nico Belluomini and Hunter Wong Hin. Liam Schaeffer had a personal best time in both the 100 and 200 free.
The JV girls swam to first place finishes in all the individual and relay events. Lauren Nevin won the 100 free with her best time of the year and Mikayla Martinez captured the 50 free. Personal best times were posted by Jenna Stenback, Angelique Blanco, Katlin Rodriques and Kamea Obando.
The Tigers host the Westmoor Rams next Friday at 3:30 when they will be honoring their senior swimmers