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WAVES Shine Bright At The Capital City Classic

Weather delay didn’t stop the WAVES from continuing great performances at the Capital City Classic in Springfield. Fourteen athletes competed over three days at the Nelson Center outdoor 50-meter pool. 

 

While competing in seventy-six events, WAVES produced fifty-two seasonal best times and twelve championship qualifiers!

 

‘Top Ten” 

Izzy Aviles - 1st place: 100 BK/50 FL, 2nd place: 50 BK, 50 FR, 5th place: 100/200 FR

Sara Karthikeyan - 5th place: 50 FR, 7th place: 50 FL/200 FR, 8th place: 100 FR, 10th place 50 BK

Eli Nord -7th place: 200 FR

Macale Richards: 4th place: 50 BK

Chloe Todd: 10th place: 100 BR 

 

Double-Digit Time Drops: 

Deklan Arter: 50 BR, 50 FR

Johnathan Blankenship: 100 BK, 100 FR 

Joseph Blankenship: 100 FR, 50 BK

Adia Dean: 200 IM 

Piper Holly: 50 FR 

Macale Richards: 50 BK 

 

100% Best Times: 

Deklan Arter, Ethan Blankenship, Johnathan Blankenship, Joseph Blankenship, Ruby Brady, Piper Holly, Anna Mueller, Macale Richards

 

IL YMCA 2022 LC Summer State Championship Meet Qualifiers: 

Izzy Aviles - 100 BK, 100 BR, 100 FR, 200 FR, 50 BK, 50 FL, 50 FR

Ethan Blankenship - 50 FR

Johnathan Blankenship - 100 BK, 100 FR, 50 FR

Ruby Brady - 400 FR, 100 BK, 100 FR, 200 IM

Adia Dean - 400 FR, 100 BK, 100 BR, 100 FR, 200 IM, 50 FR

Piper Holly - 50 BR 

Sarah Karthikeyan - 100 BK, 100 BR, 100 FR, 200 FR, 50 BK, 50 BR, 50 FL, 50/1500 FR 

Anna Mueller - 100 BR, 100 FR

Eli Nord - 200 FR

Max Nord - 400 FR, 100 FR, 50 FR

Macale Richards - 100 FR, 50 BK, 50 FL 

Chloe Todd - 50 BK, 50 BR 

 

IL Swimming 2022 LC Age Group Championship Meet Qualifier: 

Izzy Aviles - 100 BK, 50 BK, 50 FL, 50 FR

 

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