Spring Junior Olympics


Mendocino Coast Sea Dragons Haley Hutchinson (girls 13-14) and sister Dylan Hutchinson (girls 11-12) qualified and competed at the 2016 Pacific Swimming Short Course Junior Olympic meet in San Ramon March 11-13. Despite a weekend of torrential rains and wind, Haley Hutchinson improved her time in all three events swum and took 7th place in the Finals in both the 200-yard breaststroke (2:29.28) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:09.95), achieving Far Western time standards in both. Dylan Hutchinson competed in seven events and swam best times in the 400-yard IM (5:03.60) with a Far Western time standard and the 1000-yard freestyle (11:46.99) where she took 4th place. Both swimmers will be representing the Mendocino Coast Sea Dragons at the Far Western Championships in Pleasanton later this month.