October 18, 2017
TTST WINS 4th CONSECUTIVE KING OF THE HILL CHALLENGE
Truckee Tahoe Swim Team has done it again in record fashion. This was our 4th year in a row of taking the crown King Of The Hill. This year was a special win for TTST Senior Cooper, who took down his teammates King Of The Hill meet record in a very fast :20.79 second 50 Freestyle! The King Of The Hill Challenge is two days of knockout round 50 Freestyles. It starts with the open round, then top 64, 32, 16, 8, 6 , 4, & 2.
In the top 2 final against friend and teammate Kaikea they both posted top 3 times in the USA this year for their respective age groups. Cooper's :20.79 win is a top 3 time for 18 & Under swimmers in the USA. Kaikea's :21.46 is a top 3 time for 14 & Under swimmers in the USA, and a new 13 - 14 boys Sierra Nevada Swimming Record! Cooper takes the Senior & National Team swimmer of the meet honors for this unique meet. Here are the other highlights from the age group meet:
First meet with TTST: Congratulations Sophia Wellise who swam her first meet with TTST! You did an amazing job in all of your swims.
Highlight swims: Cooper winning the KOH Challenge was an amazing highlight of the meet. Alyssa swam the 400 I.M. & 1650 double Friday night for her first ever results in those two hard events. She also swam an amazing 200 Breaststroke in a best time just missing the Senior Team Time by less than 1 second! Her sister Hayley had an amazing 50 Freestyle as well. Calissa posted a new best time in her 100 Fly showing great improvement on her timing. Cody had the best meet of his TTST career with us. He posted big best times in all of his events on Saturday. Kate Rye took 7th place in the KOH Challenge for the women. Lola W., Reese, Brooke, Tatum, Riley, Aaron, Josh, Addison, and Stella all had multiple best times during this meet making the results for swimmer of the meet very close!
Swimmer of the meet TTST Age Group:
Swimmer of the Meet TTST Age Group All-Stars:
Swimmer of the Meet TTST Senior Team & National Team: