June 13, 2016
The HRVST Osprey swam at two swim meets this weekend at the Mt Hood Aquatic Center. It was a great weekend for our team - every swimmer did personal best times and we had multiple top 10 finishes.
The Howard Jones C meet was held in the 25 yd pool. Max Graves (8 yrs) led the team with a first place finish in the 25 yd breaststroke (24.90), and other top 10 finishes included 5th in the 50 breaststroke (54.02) and a 10th place finish in the 25 yd freestyle (23.33) in his age group. He also achieved 4 personal best times. Izaiah Adams (11 yrs) swam to 4 best times, including a 2 sec drop in his 50 yd freestyle. Elijah Adams (10 yrs), Leah Sandoval (8 yrs) and Oliver Schofield (9 yrs) all swam to 3 best times. Elijah dropped 3 seconds in his 50 free, Leah dropped 7 seconds in her 50 breaststroke and Oliver knocked 4 seconds off of his 50 breaststroke time. James Schofield (9 yrs) swam to 2 best times and a 6 second improvement in his 50 yd freestyle. And to wrap up the indoor meet Trudy Sanders (6 yrs) scored a personal best in the 25 yd freestyle with a time of 29.32.
The Howard Jones A/B meet was held in the 50m pool. Skyla Hollowell (10 yrs) led the way for our team in the point standings with 4 top 10 finishes and 3 personal best times. She placed 8th in the 200m freestyle (2:56.91), 8th in the 50m breaststroke (49.52), 10th in the 100m breaststroke (1:44.74) and 10th in the 100m freestyle with a time of 1:22.50. Michelle Graves (10 yrs) placed 10th in the 50m breaststroke (50.94) and achieved 5 personal bests, including a 12 second drop in the 100m breaststroke. Marina Castaneda (10 yrs) had our highest finish of 4th place in the 50m breaststroke with a personal best time of 45.32, and she also was 7th in the 100m breaststroke (1:44.14). Nora Sandoval (11 yrs) swam to 4 best times and a 3+ second drop in the 200m freestyle (2:52.33). Willow Hollowell (yrs) swam to an 11 second improvement in her 50 backstroke (46.68) and achieved 3 best times. Sophia Kaden (12 yrs), Shea Kasenga (12 yrs) and Thea Smith (11 yrs) swam to 4, 3, and 2 personal best times, with very nice 50 backstroke best times of 43.85, 43.43, and 44.88 respectively.