Santa Rosa Invitational

           Three swimmers from the Mendocino Coast Sea Dragons swim team qualified and competed in the Santa Rosa Neptune’s Invitational on Friday and Saturday 2/12-2/13. Preliminary heats were swum in the morning with the top eight swimmers qualifying for Finals in the evening.

            Alexi Huerta, girls 11-12, competed in four events including best time swims in the 500-yard freestyle (6:14.03) and 50-yard butterfly (31.50).

            Dylan Hutchinson, girls 11-12, improved her time three of four events swum and qualified for Finals in all events, placing 1st in the 500-yard freestyle (5:44.89) and 3rd place in the 100-yard backstroke (1:07.78), 100-yard breaststroke (1:16.20) and 50-yard butterfly (29.94).

            Haley Hutchinson, girls 13-14, improved her time in three of four events and qualified for Finals in three of those events including a 4th place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:13.91) and 7th place finish in the 100-yard backstroke (1:07.04).

            The Sea Dragons will be competing again at the end of the month in Vallejo on February 26-28. Alexi Huerta and Dylan Hutchinson, who have been selected for the girls 11-12 Zone 3 All-Star team, will be competing at All-Stars that same weekend in Pleasanton.