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MARIN PIRATE SWIM TEAM EXCELS AT CA/NV SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Marin Pirates finished in 12th place out of 123 teams (5th in the Medium Team Division) at the California/Nevada Sectional Championships at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach , CA December 17-21.
 

The Pirates were led by Alex Daneke who scored (top 24) in five events:
3rd 100 yard back (50.06), 7th 200 free (1:40.3), 9th 200 yard back (1:48.98), 10th 100 fly (:50.02), 13th 500 free (4:35.31).

 

Two Pirates made finals in two individual events: Kenneth Castro Abrams 10th 100 yard back :51.54 and 10th 200 back 1:50.9 and Melissa Fineman 15th 100 yard back 57.16 and 16th 100 yard fly :56.81.
 

Pirate relays recorded 3 top eight finishes: 3rd men’s 400 medley relay (Castro-Abrams, Thomas Mercurio , Richard Davison , Daneke) 3:26.13, 6th men’s 800 free relay (Castro-Abrams, Davison, Mercurio, Daneke) 6:53.16 and 7th women’s 400 medley relay (Cali Rauker, Riley Scott, Fineman, Kreuzberger) 3:54.87.
 

The following Pirates also scored in individual events:
Kimmie Kreuzberger 18th 100 yard free :51.39, Richard Davison 19th 100 yard fly :51.13, Riley Scott 22nd 200 yard breast 2:20.02, Thomas Mercurio 23rd 200 yard breast (2:06.3),