February 4, 2018
By: Chip Fischer
Pictures: Ella Kendall and Mason Fischer Spread Peace As Coach Andy Wagner Surveys The Deck; Ella Kendall, Keyara Colandro, Savannah Miniard, Mason Fischer and Creed Loy Prepare For Their Next Events
19 Atomic City Aquatic Club (ACAC) swimmers competed in the 2018 GAAM Wealth Advisors Polar Bear Swim Meet in Kingsport recently. Swimmers continued to achieve and make strides toward championship season.
Samuel Campbell (9) was dominant, winning 7 of his 9 races, taking second in another, and making Southeasterns in four races and a bonus time in one other. Camden Gerchar (12) made Southeasterns in seven events, winning the 400 IM and taking second in six events.
Landon Hall (8) won 5 events and placed in the top 3 in four others. His brother, Logan (11), won three events and achieved Southeastern cuts in all four events he swam.
Mason Fischer (13) took first in four events and placed in the top five in her remaining four events, meeting Southeastern standards in four events. Aydan Skelton (10) won three events, came in second in five events and third in one, and earned three Southeastern and two bonus cuts. Paul Greene (14) won the 100 Breast, placed in the top 5 in four other events, and earned two bonus times. Creed Loy (13) had seven top 5 finishes and two bonus cuts.
ACAC swimmers will now compete at championship meets in Chattanooga (Regionals), Huntsville (Southeasterns), Cary (Senior Sectionals), and Atlanta (Age Groups) to close out the short course season, before changing gears for long course summer swimming.
For more information about ACAC please contact Dean Gerchar by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to swim4acac.com.