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NVST Hosts Polar Bear Frenzy Meet At NVC

 
 

The Napa Valley Swim Team recently hosted its Polar Bear Frenzy short course meet. Over 650 swimmers and 30-plus teams attended this three-day meet. 

In the girls 6-and-under division, Leilani Frazer finished first in the 50-yard freestyle and 25 backstroke and second in the 50 backstroke.

In the girls 8-and-under division, Jamie Jory finished fourth in the 25 backstroke and Grace O’Dwyer achieved 100 percent best times. Swimming in her first swim meet was Ellie Shaw.

In the boys 8-and-under division, Barrett McMichael set a new team record in the 200 individual medley, breaking a 10-year-old record. McMichael finished first overall in the event. McMichael also finished first in the 25 and 50 freestyle, 25 and 50 breaststroke events and the 100 IM. McMichael finished second in the 50 backstroke and was third in the 25 backstroke and 25 butterfly. Iona Pascual achieved his first Pacific Reportable Time, finishing first in the 25 backstroke. Pascual also placed third in the 50 backstroke and 100 IM. Keoni Cisco finished third in the 200 IM. Swimming in his first swim meet was Anthony Kreiter. Also representing NVST in this division was Will Flanders and Michael Izzi.

In the girls 9-10 division, Emily Dusky achieved new “A” times in the 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle and the 100 backstroke. Dusky also swam to an eighth-place finish in the 200 IM. Erin Dunn achieved a new “A” time in the 200 freestyle. Isabel Parrado also represented NVST in this division.

In the boys 9-10 division, Nicholas Cisco achieved his first Junior Olympic cuts in the 200 freestyle (fourth-place finish), 100 freestyle (sixth place) and the 50 freestyle (fifth place). Cisco also placed fifth in the 100 backstroke and 50 breaststroke; sixth in the 50 butterfly and seventh in the 50 backstroke. William Fallini-Haas achieved new Junior Olympic cuts in the 50 butterfly (third place) and the 100 IM (third place). Fallini-Haas also swam to a second-place finish in the 50 backstroke, third-place finish in the 200 IM, fourth-place finish in the 50 breaststroke and a seventh-place finish in the 200 freestyle. Patrick Smorra achieved new “A” times in the 200 IM (fifth place) and the 200 freestyle.

In the girls 11-12 year-old division, Nathalie Brewster achieved a new Junior Olympic time in the 50 freestyle (fifth place) and swam to a second-place finish in the 200 backstroke, third place in the 500 freestyle, fourth place in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke, and a seventh-place finish in the 100 backstroke. Maddie Perna achieved a new Junior Olympic time in the 200 backstroke (third place) and she swam to a fifth-place finish in the 400 IM, fifth-place finishes in the 400 IM and 50 backstroke and a sixth-place finish in the 100 IM. Isabella Corley achieved new “A” times in the 500 freestyle, 100 backstroke and the 100 butterfly. Corley also finished sixth in the 200 breaststroke. Grace Murphy achieved a new Junior Olympic time in the 200 breaststroke (second place) and a new “A” time in the 400 IM (seventh place) and the 100 backstroke. Murphy also placed second in the 50 breaststroke, third in the 100 breaststroke. Natalie Larsen achieved new “A” times in the 500 freestyle and the 100 backstroke. Megan Jory achieved new “A” times in the 500 freestyle and the 100 butterfly. Olivia Ha-Hoang achieved a new “A” time in the 500 freestyle (fifth place) and swam to a fourth-place finish in the 200 backstroke, 50 backstroke, 50 freestyle; fifth-place finishes in the 50 butterfly, sixth-place finish in the 400 IM and an eighth-place finish in the 100 butterfly. Annika Jean Erickson achieved new “A” times in the 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 50 breaststroke, 100 IM and 50 freestyle. Erickson also swam to a seventh-place finish in the 200 breaststroke. Margaret Cline achieved five best times and swam to a new “B” time in the 200 IM and the 50 backstroke. Hannah Smorra achieved new “B” times in the 500 freestyle, 100 IM and 50 freestyle. Frida Garcia achieved six best times. Celine Parra achieved best times in the 50 breaststroke and the 100 breaststroke. 

In the boys 11-12 year-old division, Quinn McMichael achieved new “A” times in the 500 freestyle (fifth place) and the 200 butterfly (second place). McMichael also swam to a second-place finish in the 400 IM and an eighth-place finish in the 100 butterfly. Cayd Roberts achieved new “A” times in the 50 freestyle (fourth place) and the 100 IM. Roberts also swam to a seventh-place finish in the 100 breaststroke and an eighth-place finish in the 50 breaststroke.

In the girls 13-14 year-old division, Megan Minor achieved a new Far Western time in the 100 freestyle (third place) and a new Junior Olympic time in the 50 freestyle (third place). Minor also finished first overall in the 100 backstroke, second in the 200 backstroke, fourth in the 400 IM, fifth in the 500 freestyle and 200 IM, seventh in the 200 freestyle and eighth in the 100 butterfly. Mia Facey achieved a new Pacific Reportable Time in the 100 butterfly (first place) and the 200 butterfly (first place). Facey also swam to first-place finishes in the 400 IM, 100 breaststroke; second-place finishes in the 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 100 freestyle and 50 freestyle and a fifth-place finish in the 100 backstroke. Rose Ballantine swam to a fifth-place finish in the 200 butterfly, sixth-place finish in the 200 backstroke and 100 breaststroke and a seventh-place finish in the 400 IM. Shania Stagner swam to a sixth-place finish in the 200 butterfly and an eighth-place finish in the 400 IM. Emily Stephens achieved seven best times and swam to a sixth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke, seventh-place finish in the 100 breaststroke and an eighth-place finish in the 200 IM. Alex Swanson swam to a third-place finish in the 100 butterfly where she achieved a best time. 

In the boys 13-14 year-old division, Bradley John Erickson achieved seven best times and swam to a fifth place finish in the 500 freestyle, sixth place in the 400 IM, and eighth-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke and the 200 IM. Louis Ayers achieved three best times and swam to a fourth-place finish in the 500 freestyle, sixth-place finish in the 50 freestyle and a seventh-place finish in the 400 IM.

In the girls 15-16 year-old division, Megan Morris swam to first-place finishes in the 100 backstroke and the 100 butterfly. Haley Murphy swam to a second-place finish in the 100 freestyle and a third-place finish in the 50 freestyle. Elise Roberts swam to a first-place finish in the 200 IM and a third-place finish in the 200 backstroke. Ashley Amundson swam to a third-place finish in the 100 breaststroke.

In the boys 15-16 year-old division, Cody Dusky achieved his first Junior Olympic cut in the 100 backstroke. Sam Starr swam to a first-place finish in the 200 backstroke, second-place finish in the 100 butterfly and a third-place finish in the 500 freestyle.

In the boys 17-18 year-old division, Jonathan Fidler swam to third-place finishes in the 50 freestyle and 200 breaststroke.

The NVST is a year-round swim team offering competitive swimming with high-quality professional coaching and instruction for all ages and abilities. In addition, NVST offers a non-competitive training program, summer swim classes and pre-competitive swimming instruction. For more information on NVST, call  257-SWIM or via e-mail at napavalleyswim@yahoo.com

 

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