Spooky Sprint Invite Recap

Coach Josh Gregory
Oct 21, 2018

SST hosted another successful meet during the Spooky Sprint Invite at Hamme Pool on October 20. Our parent volunteers were outstanding, everything ran smoothly, and the swimmers raced great. We had 25 event winners and 78 top-3 finishes. SST won the meet with 558.5 points, followed by MSST (346.5), NPAC (245), and YMCA (56).

We had 9 swimmers finish in the top-3 of their age group’s high point race including: Shaye Persinger (1st), Paetynn Conlon (2nd), Zeke Rasmussen (2nd), Devynn George (t-3rd), Evie Rupp (3rd), Kyan Harnum (2nd), Max Vollmer (3rd), Heidi Billings (2nd), and Ezra Billings (1st).

SST also broke 10 meet records including: Paetynn Conlon (25 free, 50 breast), Shaye Persinger (50 back, 100 IM), Devynn George (50 back), Ezra Billings (50 back), Heidi Billings (50 breast, 50 fly), and Noah Kegley (100 back, 50 fly).  

SST had 44 AK Age Group Champ times, 45 AK Summer Champ times, 29 AK Junior Olympic Champ times, and 8 AK Senior Champ times. Throughout the meet, SST swam 95 best times (48%) and we improved on our DQs with only 7% (14 DQs). Congratulations to all of our swimmers and thank you again to our parents/volunteers!

Ida Bodony

Ida swam one new event and posted two best times. She placed 6th in the 20 fly, 10th in the 50 back (-0.71) and 12th in the 50 free (-0.79). Ida scored a point for the Stingrays! Congratulations Ida!

Jillian Brady

Jillian swam three new events and posted a best time. She placed 1st in the 25 back, 3rd in the 25 free, 11th in the 50 back (-1.14) and 17th in the 50 free. Jillian scored 11 points for the Stingrays! Great job Jillian!

Paetynn Conlon

Paetynn swam four events and posted all best times. She placed 1st in the 25 free (-5.15) and 50 breast (-1.57), and 2nd in the 100 IM (-3.40) and 50 back (-0.90). Paetynn scored 24 points for the Stingrays and already has 2 qualifying times for Age Group Championships! Congratulations Paetynn!

Emma Henne

Emma swam in four events. She placed 5th in the 100 free and 50 fly, 6th in the 50 breast and 8th in the 100 IM. She scored 5 points for the Stingrays. Great job Emma!

Sophie Henry

Sophie swam one new event and posted three best times. She placed 4th in the 100 fly and 50 breast (-1.75) and 10th in the 100 IM (-1.75). She also lead a relay and took 2.76 seconds off her 50 free time. Sophie scored 6 points for the Stingrays. Congratulations Sophie!

Riley Holsapple

Riley swam one new event and posted three best times. She placed 2nd in the 25 free (-5.81), 4th in the 25 breast, 15th in the 50 back (-2.67) and 19th in the 50 free (-0.04). Riley scored 8 points for the Stingrays. Great job Riley!

Elyse Jensen

Elyse swam four events and posted all best times. She placed 2nd in the 100 fly (-5.27), 5th in the 100 breast (-1.02), 9th in the 50 back (-3.65) and 10th in the 50 free (-1.86). Elyse scored 6 points for the Stingrays. Congratulations Elyse!

Brock Mills

Brock swam four events and posted all best times. He placed 2nd in the 100 fly (-2.91), 4th in the 50 breast (-14.34) and 50 free (-2.58), and 5th in the 100 free (-2.34). Brock scored 13 points for the Stingrays. Congratulations Brock!

Ainsley Persinger

Ainsley swam in three events and posted two best times. She placed 5th in the 25 fly, 16th in the 50 free (-0.07) and 18th in the 50 back (-5.95). Ainsley scored 2 points for the Stingrays. Great job Ainsley!

Shaye Persinger

Shay swam four events and posted all best times. She placed 1st in the 100 IM (-0.74), 50 back (-2.92) and 50 free (-0.62) and 2nd in the 50 breast (-0.21). Shaye scored 26 points for the Stingrays and already has 8 qualifying times for Junior Olympics. Congratulations Shaye!

Zeke Rasmussen

Zeke swam four events and posted one best time. He placed 1st in the 50 back and 2nd in the 100 IM, 50 breast and 50 fly (-2.22). Zeke scored 22 points for the Stingrays and already has 12 qualifying times for Junior Olympics. Great job Zeke!

Marlee Severns

Marlee swam two new events and posted one best time. She placed 5th in the 25 free (-0.01), 19th in the 50 back and 21st in the 50 free. Marlee scored 2 points for the Stingrays. Congratulations Marlee!

Izaak Shaw

This was Izaak’s first meet and he swam in two events. He placed 8th in the 50 back and 11th in the 50 free. Great job Izaak!

Brooks Whitman

Brooks swam one new event. She placed 6th in the 100 fly and 9th in the 100 free. Brooks scored a point for the Stingrays. Great job Brooks!

Gabe Brady

Gabe dropped time in three events. He placed 3rd in the 50 back (-6.87), 5th in the 50 breast (-2.41), 4th in the 50 fly (-6.63) and 5th in the 50 free. Congratulations Gabe!

Travis Chiu

Travis swam in one new event and dropped time in three events. He placed 6th in the 100 free (-11.34), 4th in the 100 IM, 5th in the 50 back (-2.88) and 10th in the 50 free (-4.69). Congratulations Travis!

Lacie Demers

Lacie swam in two new events. She placed 6th in the 25 breast, 7th in the 25 fly, 17th in the 50 back, and 14th in the 50 free. Congratulations Lacie!

Caden Dixon

This was Caden’s first swim meet! He placed 2nd in the 25 back, 3rd in the 25 free, and 15th in the 50 free. Congratulations Caden!

Avah Hanley

Avah dropped time in three events. She placed 11th in the 10 free (-7.44), 11th in the 50 back, 12th in the 50 breast (-4.27) and 15th in the 50 free (-1.08). Congratulations Avah!

Isaiah Hulien

Isaiah swam in two new events and dropped time in two events. He placed 3rd in the 100 back, 6rd in the 100 breast, 4th in the 50 fly (-8.68) and 3rd in the 50 free (-2.90). Congratulations Isaiah!

Charlie Iuchs

Charlie swam in two new events. She placed 3rd in the 25 breast, 3rd in the 25 fly, 6th in the 50 back, and 9th in the 50 free. Congratulations Charlie!

Liam Jensen

Liam swam in one new event and dropped time in three events. He placed 7th in the 100 IM, 3rd in the 25 breast (-9.96), 6th in the 50 fly (-5.48), and 10th in the 50 free (-3.10). Congratulation’s Liam!

Bodin Kind

Bodin dropped time in two events. He placed 2nd in the 100 back, 4th in the 100 breast, 2nd in the 100 IM (-1.83) and 5th in the 50 free (-6.08). Congratulations Bodin!

Quinn Moon

Quinn swam in two new events and dropped time in two events. He placed 6th in the 100 free (-5.17), 6th in the 100 IM, 6th in the 50 breast, and 6th in the 50 free (-0.96). Congratulations Quinn!

Aoife Nevins

Aoife dropped time one event. She placed 2nd in the 25 back (-2.36) and 15th in the 50 free. Congratulations Aoife!

Liam Nichols

Liam swam in one new event. He placed 9th in the 100 IM, 5th in the 50 back, and 17th in the 50 free. Congratulations Liam!

Carley Pilon

Carley swam in two new events and dropped time in two events. She placed 6th in the 100 back, 8th in the 50 breast (-11.00), 7th in the 50 fly and 16th in the 50 free (-3.96). Congratulations Carley!

Maya Raskovic

Maya swam in one new event and dropped time in two events. She placed 14th in the 50 back, 13th in the 50 breast, 8th in the 50 fly (-0.86) and 17th in the 50 free (-0.78)

Ava Welch

Ava dropped time in one event! She placed 6th in the 100 IM, 1st in the 25 breast (-8.27), 3rd in the 50 back. Ava Has 9 AGC qualifying times. Congratulations Ava!

Mason Wenger

Mason dropped time in two events. He placed 6th in the 50 breast (-5.04), 5th in the 50 fly (-3.33), and 13th in the 50 free. Congratulations Mason!

Cooper Wentz

Cooper dropped time in three events. He placed 5th in the 100 IM (-2.31), 1st in the 25 fly (-3.66), 2nd in the 50 back and 6th in the 50 free (-1.95). Cooper has 2 AGC and 2 JO qualifying times. Congratulations Cooper!

Makenna Beshears

Makenna scored in all four events and posted one best time. She placed 4th in the 50 back and 50 fly, 5th in the 50 breast (-0.03), and 6th in the 100 IM. She scored 19 points for the team. She will be traveling to Mesa, AZ for IMX Games in November. Congratulations Makenna!

Ezra Billings

Ezra won all four of his events and posted two best times. He finished 1st in the 50 back (-2.22), 50 breast (-0.39), 50 fly, and 50 free. He scored 28 points for the team. He will be traveling to Mesa, AZ for IMX Games in November. Congratulations Ezra!

Heidi Billings

Heidi scored and posted best times in all four events. She placed 1st in the 50 breast (-0.87) and 50 fly (-0.98), and 2nd in the 50 back (-1.65) and 50 free (-0.32). She scored 24 points for the team. She will be traveling to Mesa, AZ for IMX Games in November. Congratulations Heidi!

Tatelyn Dixon

Tatelyn scored and posted best times in all four events. She finished 2nd in the 100 IM (-3.60) and 50 breast (-4.22), 3rd in the 100 back (-3.36) and 5th in the 50 free (-0.33). She scored 16 points for the team. Congratulations Tatelyn!

Devynn George

Devynn scored and posted best times in three events. She placed 1st in the 50 back, 2nd in the 100 free (-1.93), 3rd in the 50 free, and 8th in the 100 IM (-6.16). She also dropped 1.14 in her 50 free leading off the relay. She scored 16 points for the team. Congratulations Devynn!

Kyan Harnum

Kyan scored and posted best times in all four events. He finished 1st in the 50 fly (-0.69), 50 breast (-0.98), 50 back (-2.53), and 2nd in the 100 IM (-1.88). He scored 26 points for the team. Congratulations Kyan!

Noah Kegley

Noah is duel registered (USA Swimming and US Masters Swimming) and competed as exhibition. He swam well and posted multiple best times. He pushed our other swimmers which made for some exciting races. Congratulations Noah!

Ezrah Maio

Ezrah scored and posted best times in two events. He placed 2nd in the 50 back and 50 fly (-0.72), 3rd in the 50 breast, and 4th in the 100 IM (-11.48). He scored 17 points for the team. Congratulations Ezrah!

Lily Peterson

Lily scored in all four events and raced well. She finished 1st in the 100 breast, 4th in the 50 free, 5th in the 100 IM, and 6th in the 50 back. She scored 13 points for the team. She will be traveling to Mesa, AZ for IMX Games in November. Congratulations Lily!

Hayden Rasmussen

Hayden scored in two events and raced well. He placed 1st in the 100 back and 3rd in the 100 breast. He scored 11 points for the team. Congratulations Hayden!

Evie Rupp

Evie scored in all four events and posted two best times. She finished 1st in the 100 back, 2nd in the 100 fly and 100 free (-1.42), and 3rd in the 50 free (-0.37). She scored 21 points for the team. She will be traveling to Mesa, AZ for IMX Games in November. Congratulations Evie!

Blaque Secor

Blaque scored in all four events and posted one best time. She placed 1st in the 100 free, 2nd in the 50 free, 3rd in the 50 fly (-2.80), and 5th in the 100 IM. She scored 18 points for the team. Congratulations Blaque!

Fiona Secor

Fiona scored in two events and posted two best times. She finished 2nd in the 50 breast, 3rd in the 100 free (-1.87), and 7th in the 100 IM and 50 free (-0.53). She scored 9 points for the team. Congratulations Fiona!

Max Vollmer

Max scored and posted best times in all four events. He placed 2nd in the 50 free (-2.11) and 50 breast (-4.30), and 3rd in the 100 IM (-11.66) and 50 fly (-4.66). He scored 18 points for the team. Congratulations Max!

Cassidy Welsh

Cassidy scored in all four events and posted five best times. She finished 2nd in the 50 fly (-4.39) and 50 back (-5.18), 3rd in the 100 IM (-4.58), and 4th in the 50 breast (-1.78). She also dropped 0.25 in her 50 free leading off the relay. She scored 17 points for the team and will be traveling to Mesa, AZ for IMX Games in November. Congratulations Cassidy!

Talia Wentz

Talia scored in all four events and raced well. She placed 3rd in the 50 back and 50 fly, and 6th in the 100 IM and 50 free. She scored 10 points for the team. She will be traveling to Mesa, AZ for IMX Games in November. Congratulations Talia!

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