Nine NVST Swimmers Compete At 10&U Championships

Nine members of the Napa Valley Swim Team recently qualified for and competed in the Pacific Swimming 10 & Under Championships in Morgan Hill.

More than 584 swimmers representing 65 teams competed in the meet.

Eight-year-old Jamie Jory competed in the 25-yard backstroke and finished sixth.

Barrett McMichael, 8, placed third in the 100 individual medley, fifth in the 25 breaststroke, and seventh in the 50 freestyle.

Eight-year-old Keoni Cisco competed in the 50 back and finished fifth.

Nine-year-old Emily Dusky competed in seven events and achieved 100-percent best times. Dusky also achieved a new Junior Olympic time in the 100 breaststroke, where she finished eighth.  Dusky also finished seventh in the 100 free and eighth in the 50 breaststroke.

Ten-year-old Karenna Meyer achieved a new Far Western time in the 50 butterfly and a new Western Zone time in the 50 breaststroke, finishing fourth. She also had a new best time in the 100 free.

Erin Dunn, 10, achieved best times in the 100 free, 200 IM and 100 IM, dropping more than 61⁄2 seconds from her previous best time in the latter.

Ten-year-old William Fallini-Haas achieved his first Far Western times in the 100 back and 200 IM, finishing seventh. He also swam to a best time in the 100 IM, finishing seventh, and an eighth-place finish in the 50 back.

Patrick Smorra achieved best times in the 50 free, 100 IM and 200 IM.

Napa Valley Swim Team is a year-round program 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.

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