Rapids Shine on Day 1 at Age Group State

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 swimming a lifetime best of 40.21 to finish 56th!

Tomorrow we start with the 11-12 Boys 200 Medley Relay of Jack Rymer, Ben Roberts, Tobin Murphy and Josh Clayton at approximately 8:43am and Tobin Murphy in the 200 Free at approximately 9:45am. The evening session will include the Girls’ 10 & under 200 Medley Relay – Elise Ruskin, Elliot Silk, Basil Murphy and Faith Clayton 4:00pm. Individual events are 50 Breaststroke – Basil, Elise & Elliot starting at 4:27pm and 100 Backstroke – Elise at 6:40pm.