March 4, 2013
The final day of 12 & under Championships was full of fast swimming including 2 two new team records! In the 1650, Thomas Choquette dropped 55 seconds from his best time (which was done at regionals) to set a new team record (20:35.62) and place 5th overall. His initial 1000y also broke his record in the 1000y Free (12:33.02). Congratulations Thomas!
In the 50 Back Ethan Thompson swam a best time in the morning and then dropped time again to place 6th overall in 30.01. Maddi Shapiro also swam in the finals for the 50 Back where she placed 13th in 30.62. Chloe Couture also had a best time in the 50 Back dropping .25 seconds and finishing 27th. Alex Bouvier rounded out the 50 back finishing 24th in 32.53. Tony Min dropped 3 seconds in his 200 Breast to finish 23rd. Thomas Choquette also finaled in the 200 Free and 50 Back. In the 200 Free he dropped 4 seconds and placed 16th and in the 50 Back he dropped .2 to finish 18th.
Sunday’s 10 & under session kicked off with an 11th place finish in the Boys 200 Free Relay. The team of Max Reich, Brady Dixon, David Reed and Andrew Benson dropped 1 second to finish in 2:13.57. In the individual events Max Reich was 3 for 3 with best times. He dropped 1.5 seconds leading off the 200 Free relay, he also dropped 1.7 seconds in his 50 back where he placed 10th. In the 50 breast he shaved .02 to place 14th. Andrew Benson also finished strong, dropping time in every race this weekend which he wrapped up by placing 25th in the 50 back.
Great Job EST swimmers!