May 11, 2015
2015 Spring Sprinter Meet Report - Full team results HERE
The Hood River Valley Swim Team hosted their annual Secure Storage Spring Sprinter on Saturday May 9. 51 local swimmers participated against 210 swimmers from around the northwest. The Osprey won the meet with 661 points with a close second from the Redmond Aquatic Club Eels from Redmond, Oregon. First time competitors for the HRVST included Maria Bishai, Claire Couvreux, Sophia Cross, Maria Garcia-Toche, Sophie Helleberg, Daisy Matias, Owen Summersett, Isabel Taylor, Lucy Taylor & Cole Wooding.
Leading scorers for the Osprey included Dhani Freeland who won the girls 200 yd Individual Medley and Kylie Webb who won the girls 100 yd backstroke event.
Having at least 3 personal best times at the meet included Bree Albiston, Maya Arndt, Sarah Arpag, Adam Burke, Allie Burke, Amy Elliott, Lucas Elliott, Miyuki Gerald, Tove Goldring, Skyla Hollowell, Willow Hollowell, Dacia Kasenga, Shea Kasenga, Campbell Keller, Maia Montecalvo, Jamie Robinson, Nora Sandoval, Abby Tomlinson, Lillie Tomlinson, Fergus Waag, and Brinna Weiseth.
Other team members who contributed to our team win included Courtney Castaneda, Marina Cataneda, Ivy Collins, Kylin Elliott, Max Graves, Michelle Graves, Cleo Koerner, Alea McCarty, Will O'Neill, Eryn Paskey, Xavier Petersen, Maria Sandoval, Catherine Suster, Jade Smith, Thea Smith, Jack Stehlik, Sky Viavoda-Kerr and Sarah Wang.
The HRVST is gearing up for their 66th year of competitive swimming in the Gorge. If you are interested in joining our team, check us out at www.hrvst.org and click on the 'contact us' button if you have questions or would like more information on how to join. Now is a great time to learn the skills to keep you safe in the water this summer.