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Mark Hesse

The Rapids capped off a great weekend of racing at the 12 & under State Meet in Fort Collins by finishing in 29th place with 76 points! All nine of the swimmers who competed did a great job! The highlight of the weekend was a 10th place finish by the 10 & under Girls 200 Freestyle Relay team of Basil Murphy (37.88), Arielle Christian (42.55), Faith Clayton (38.36) and Elise Ruskin (37.62). Tobin Murphy wrapped up a 5/5 lifetime best swim weekend with three individual races Sunday – 50 Back...

Mark Hesse

The Boys 11-12 200Medley Relay started it off with a 21st place finish in a time of 2:47.67. Jack Rymer (43.40), Ben Roberts (49.98), Tobin Murphy (37.47) and Josh Clayton (36.68) all had great splits.Tobin then placed 37th in the 200 Free with a lifetime best of 2:45.73.In the evening session, the 10 & under Girls Medley placed 14th in 3:05.97. Splits were Elise Ruskin (44.59), Elliot Silk (55.83), Basil Murphy (47.51) and Faith Clayton (38.66). In the 50 Breaststroke Elise Ruskin - 59.07 (61st), Elliot Silk - 57.30 (57th)...

Mark Hesse

Great day for the Rapids at State! Tobin Murphy rockets to a 32.68 in the 50 free, winning his heat from Lane 1! Lifetime best by nearly a second and good for a 34th place finish. In the 10 & under Girl’s 50 Free Basil Murphy drops 2.85 seconds to place 23rd and score the first point for the Rapids at State. She was followed by Elise Ruskin who improved .94 with a 37.94 (34th place), Faith Clayton with a second-best time of 39.56 to finish 51st, and Elliot Silk...

Mark Hesse

Congratulations to Sophie Ruskin who absolutely crushed her swims at the Colorado Swimming Short Course 11-12 Spring Invitational in Arvada. Her swims 100 IM 1:13.26 1.06 drop 17th place 100 breast 1:22.66 2.91 second drop 12th place, Heat Winner - pictured above 50 back 32.95 2.43 second drop! 8th place! If you are up early and want to watch today she will be racing 50 & 100 Free and 100 Back beginning at 8:40. You can access the live-stream through this link: http://youtube.com/channel/UCgp9AO3cKx6kDjWNqTfAvBA/live

Mark Hesse

Rapids swimmers raced extremely well at the team-hosted Tri-Meet with Castle Rock Swimming and Full Armor Swim Team. Swimmers achieved 105 new best times out of 147 races, an awesome 71.4% improvement rate! Those improvements totaled 418.33 seconds! That's nearly 7 minutes of time dropped! Congratulations to all the swimmers and a big thank you to all the parents who helped make the meet a success. WAY TO GO RAPIDS!!!!!