June 5, 2022
Congratulations to Isa Jickling (13) for winning the South Carolina Open Water 13 - 14 5k Championships. Isa finished just ahead of teammate Skye Dominquez (13) with a time of (1hr 10:41,93) Skye's second place time was (1hr. 11:57.90). Finishing 7th in the 13 - 14 girls was Lyra Cooksey-Coale (14) with a time of (1hr 18:05.59).
In The 15 - 18 Mens 5k, Gray Gladwell (17) finished 6th with a time of (1hr 08:58.45), with his younger brother Ben finishing 23rd with a time of (1hr 16:48.91). In the womens 15 - 18 5k Rivers Dominquez finished 13th with a time of (1hr 21:29.72.
The 11 - 12 girls 3k saw Leah Whipkey (12) finish 4th with a time of (50:27.04) and teammate Carson Hyder (11) finish 7th with a time of (52.35.31) Leah also swam the 1K finishing 2nd with a time of (15:46.09)
Our lone 10 and under (500 meter) participant was Holden Jickling (8) THE ONLY 8 YEAR IN THE STATE TO BRAVE THE OPEN WATERS) Finish 2nd with a time of (8:53.89).
We also had a mom finish 2nd in the 19 & over 5k, Kristen Dominquez (1hr 30:52.69.
Congrats to all on a great day of Open Water Racing.