February 26, 2014
ELLA, JADIN, ASHLEY AND JULIANA SHINE AT ORINDA C/B/A+ MEET
The long-awaited rain that finally fell during the entire weekend of February 8-9 did nothing to dampen the performances of Ella Hidalgo (10), Jadin Blea Salinas (10), Ashley Hendrawan (12) and Juliana Cardenas (13) at the Orinda Aquatics C/B/A+ meet.
Ella Hidalgo (pictured at right) placed in all (7) events that she swam in the 10-Under Girls Division, winning the 100 Back in a very fast Far Western Qualifying time of 1:12.35. Ella also placed 2nd in the 100 Fly, in a NEW Far Western Qualifying Time of 1:14.82, and 2nd in the 100 IM, also in a Far Western Qualifying time of 1:13.97.
Jadin Blea Salinas improved in 5 out of 7 events that he swam in the 10-Under Boys Division. Jadin dropped over 4 seconds in his 100 Back, swimming to a new "A" time of 1:30.98.
Ashley Hendrawan (pictured below, to the left of Maria Clavin) improved in 4 out of 7 events that she swam in the 11-12 Girls Division, earning two NEW Junior Olympic Qualifying Times in 100 Back, 1:10.47 and 100 IM, 1:11.74.
Juliana Cardenas swam to 6 personal best times, earning two new "A" times in 50 Free, 28.73 and 100 Fly, 1:10.06. Juliana placed in her specialty stroke in the 13-14 Girls Division - 100 Breastroke (3rd) 1:14.18, and 200 Breastroke (8th) 2:40.95 - both are Junior Olympic Qualifying times.
Other Meet Highlights:
Maddy Delore took 1st Place in the 13-18 Girls 100 Breastroke, 1:10.24.
Catherine Boles took 1st Place in (4) events in the 13-18 Girls Division: 50 Free 25.27, 100 Free 54.10, 500 Free 5:04.95, 200 IM 2:12.63.
Arron Clavin took 1st Place in (2) events in the 13-14 Boys Division: 100 Breast 1:08.10, and 200 Fly 2:13.72 - a NEW Far Western Qualifying time.
NEW "A" TIMES:
Amanda Hoang (11) - 50 Breast, 39.75
Emily Tran (13) - 200 Back, 2:35.36
Complete Meet Results can be found here: http://www.pacswim.org/userfiles/meets/documents/231/1402oapb.htm
Ashley Hendrawan and Maria Clavin