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Two Manta Ray Relay Records Broken

Last Saturday, the team of Julia Heaps, Melody Lake, Aline Davis and Kathryn Duvall set a new team record in the 11-12 year-old girl’s 200 medley relay, at the Winter Open Swim Meet in Ellensburg.  The following day, Julia, Aline, Kathryn and Issabelle Parrish bettered the team record in the 200 freestyle relay by six seconds, one that has stood since 2007.   Some other notable swims on the girl’s side were: Olivia Alamos placed third in the 50 butterfly. Sydnee Campos dropped 16 seconds off her 100 fly to take fifth place.  Dallie Cobb cut 15 seconds in her 100 breaststroke to also take fifth place.  In addition to being a member of the relay, Aline Davis took fourth after dropping 16 seconds in her 200 breaststroke.  Her sister, Rebekah, cut five seconds off her 100 breaststroke.  Kathryn Duvall took third in her 200 breaststroke.  Sofia Estudillo bettered her 100 butterfly time by 10 seconds, taking fourth.  Julia Heaps finished in the top 8 in all of her events, with a second place in both the 200 backstroke and 50 freestyle.  Laurel Knox cut eight seconds from her 200 I.M., taking 9th and finished in fifth place in her 100 freestyle.  Melody Lake was fourth in the 200 I.M. and 50 butterfly. Issabelle Parrish cut nearly 17 seconds in her 200 freestyle, placing 9th.  Sister Makhaela finished in fourth place in her 200 freestyle.  Kendall Vance took first place in the 200 I.M., 100 freestyle, 50 butterfly, 100 I.M. and 50 breaststroke.  Angie Molitor placed in the top 8 in her 25 freestyle and 25 backstroke.  On the boy’s side, her brother Matthew Molitor cut 10 seconds off his 100 backstroke.  Damien Paluch took third in the 200 freestyle.  Alex McClain dropped 10 seconds in his 200 I.M and 12 seconds in his 200 breaststroke, taking fourth place in both.  Josiah Wallace dropped seven seconds in his 50 free.  Max Boruff placed third in the 50 free.  Eight-year-old Lennox Leeder took first place in nearly all of his events.