Kamehameha Swim Club
finished 2nd place overall at the Southern Sectional Championships
March 9-12 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 31 KSC Swimmers
attended the meet. Michael Petrides' 1st place in the 800
Free was the team's highest individual finish as well as
establishing a new 15-16 Hawaiian State Record time in 8:22.19.
Michael finished 2nd in both the 200 and 400 Free, breaking
the state record in the 200 with a time of 1:52.06. Also
scoring a top 8 finish on the men's side included Christian
Nishimura with his 5th place finish in the 200 Breaststroke and 7th
place finish in the 100 Breaststroke.
Grace Monahan established 2 new
Hawaiian State Records in the 13-14 age group with her 2:21.30 200
Fly and 2:23.41 200 IM. KSC girls had three top 8 finishes in
the 800 Free: Grace Monahan (3rd), Maia Petrides (7th), and Jamy
Lum (8th). Shaye Story finished 4th and Mari Yasumi 5th in
the 1500 Free. Jamy Lum and Lia Foster both picked up 6th
place finishes in the 100 Breaststroke and 100 Fly respectively.
The meet was a great success as
the swimmers thrived in the warm Florida weather, and then
celebrated with a day at Disneyworld afterwards.
Congratulations to all the swimmers who raced at the Senior
Female Swimmers: Ashton Bliss,
Abby Cardoza, Sofia Carlson, Lauren Croll, Lia Foster, Lyra
Gonzalez, Anna Harder, Hi'ilani Hopkins, Shirley Li, Jamy Lum,
Grace Monahan, Lina Namatame, Maia Petrides, Olivia Stoetzer, Shaye
Story, Mariah Walton, Mari Yasumi
Male Swimmers: Devin Alejado,
CJ Berg, Noah Carlson, Jeffrey Collins, Alex Croll, Makena Ginoza,
Micah Ginoza, Allen Hayakawa, Nicholas Nakaya, Christian Nishimura,
Danny Palimoo, Michael Petrides, Kanoa Sawai, Jarrett