High School Championships

Congratulations to everyone on a fantastic end to our short course season!  Here are some highlights from the high school championships:

We had four swimmers win events at the MCALs.  Kathryn Murphy broke her meet and all-time MCAL record for the 50 Free and won the 100 Free.  Kristina Parsons won the 100 Fly, breaking the MCAL meet record.  Scott Staskus won the 500 Free and Taylor Yamagata won the 100 Breast and set a MCAL meet record. 
We qualified 24 swimmers in individual events (our greatest number ever).  Max Horrell won the 100 Fly and broke the 23 year old NCS record and also took second in the 100 Back.  Kathryn Murphy won the 100 Free (breaking the all-time MCAL record) and took second in the 50 Free (breaking her own all-time MCAL record).  Kathryn’s 50 Free time was also under the previous NCS record.  Kristina Parsons took fourth in the 100 Fly and broke the all-time MCAL record for this event. She also took twelfth in the 100 Free. Liliana Alvarez took fifth in the 100 Breast and her sister Julia took eighth.  Laura Slater took fourth in the 100 Free and 10th in the 50 Free.   Sabrina Cochrane took eighth in the 50 Free and tenth in the 200 IM.  The following swimmers scored in the consolation finals:  Richard Fineman-100 Fly, Kimmie Kreuzberger-100 Free, Shintaro Noguchi-100 Fly, Scott Staskus-200 Free/500 Free, Ashley Williams-100 Fly, Taylor Yamagata-100 Breast.   
New Senior National qualifiers:
Julia Alvarez-100 Breast
Liliana Alvarez-100 Breast
Sabrina Cochrane-50 Free/200 IM
Taylor Yamagata-100 Breast
New Junior National qualifiers:
Julia Alvarez-100 Breast/200 Breast
Melissa Fineman-100 Fly
Kimmie Kreuzberger-50 Free
Shintaro Noguchi-100 Fly
New Sectional qualifiers:
Samantha Dame-100 Free
Richard Davison-200 Fly
Mercedes DeMartini-100 Breast
Amelia Harvey-200 IM
Emily Josef-100 Breast

Thomas Mercurio-100 Breast/200 Breast/200 IM


Kathryn Murphy was named IJ Prep of the Week:        

Max Horrell was named Press Democrat Prep of the Week