Health First Fitness Club Aquatics: Where Education Meets Fitness 

Maximizing speed at the BB Max Meet

Jennie Charlesworth

Over the weekend 20 swimmers participated in the BB max meet held by South Bay Aquatics. 

Aaron J. (silver) placed 1st in the 100 IM and dropped 1.5 seconds from his best time. Florina J. (bronze) also placed 1st in the 50 Freestyle beating the next finisher by over 3 seconds. Sophia J (gold) swim to a 1st place finish in the 200 IM dropping 7 seconds from her previous best time and Luis L (gold) also took home a 1st place award in the 500 Freestyle swimming the event for the first time ever.   The girls and boys 13 & Over 400 Free Relay with Sophia J. (gold), Isa D. (gold), Madeleine C. (gold), Negin S. (silver), Damian T. (silver), Wyatt K. (silver), Luis L. (gold), and Abner F. (gold) also finished 1st showing we are a team to watch. 

In addition to our first place finishes all of our swimmers dropped time over the weekend showing vast improvements especially in starts, turns and underwaters.  Kia T. (silver) dropped a total of 25.85 seconds over 5 events with her top finish being 8th place in the 50 Freestyle.  Camille A. (gold) competed in 4 individual events placing 2nd in both the 50 butterfly and the 100 Freestyle.  Adrianna L. (gold) swam a great 50 Freestyle placing 7th and dropping .73 seconds.  Miguel J. (silver) also had a great meet racing in 4 events and dropping 5.45 seconds, with a top finish of 3rd place in the 50 Backstroke.  Madeleine C. (gold) and Ruthie J. (senior) both competed in the 500 Freestyle, first time 500 swimmers, placing 11th and 5th respectively. The relay team of Mia A. (silver), Kia T. (silver), Negan S. (silver) and Camille A. (gold) competed in both the 200 Freestyle relay and the 200 Medley relay placing 3rd in both events. 

Jenna V., Emiley V., and Will L. all swim their first meet for Sol Swim Team and showed off with some great swim.  Jenna (silver) had 2 top 5 finishes while Emiley (silver) had a great race in the 200 IM.  Will (gold) had his best swim in the 100 Freestyle dropping a total of 14.44 seconds in the event. 

All Sol swimmers raced hard and represented our team well.  Thanks to all the parents that timed during the meet and who support their swimmers along with all the other swimmers in the meet.

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