April 15, 2012
Over 500 swimmers representing the top Age Groupers in country and Canada competed at the National Age Group Showcase Classic held in Clearwater, Florida Wednesday thru Saturday this past week !
All 5 Wolverines competing posted 100% Personal Best Performances in 10 individual events per swimmer !
Wolverines took home 7 Gold Medals !
Yugo Tsukikawa took 6 meet records and gold medals in the boys 9&U 50 & 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 50, 100 & 200 Free. In addition, Yugo is now ranked #1 in the USA for all 9&U boys for the 100, with a time of 59.30 & 200 Free, with a time of 2:08.77. Yugo Placed 2nd in the 100 & 200 IM, 50 fly & 50 Back.
Jalen Ramjohn - won the 11 year old boys 50 fly. In addition, Jalen took 2nd in the 200 back, 3rd in the 200 IM, 50 & 100 back & 10th in the 100 Free !
Nick Torres - Competing in the 10 year old boys category - splashed in 3rd in the 100 Free, 4th place in the 100 IM & 100 back, 5th in the 50 back, 6th in the 50 Fly & 50 free, 7th in the 200 IM & 10th in the 200 Free !
MiKayla Klein - swam in the 10 year old girls division - she placed 4th in the 100 fly, 5th in the 100 back, 8th in the 50 back, 9th in the 50 fly & 100 Free & 100 IM, 10th in the 200 IM & 50 free
Nicole Parry - competing in the 13 year old girls division - Earned Sectional Cut Honors in the 50 & 100 Free, in addition she placed 4th in the 50 & 100 free, 5th in the 50 breast, 9th in the 200 free !
Special thanks to Randy Torres for setting us up at amazing VIP accomodations at the Emabassy Suites & Karen Parry who volunteered as Chief Judge Official for the entire 4 days of competition !
In addition, I would like to thank my ground transportation crew of Yugo Tsukikawa Sr and Peter Parry for driving me to and from the meet, if not for them I would surely end up in St. Petersburg ! LOL !
Congratulations to these swimmers and their families !