Rapids finish 29th in the team standings at Age Group State

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 – 40.82 (32nd), 50 Fly – 38.80 (30th), 100 Free – 1:14.39 (37th). He was also part of the 11-12 Boys 200 Free Relay -Tobin(33.78), Jack Rymer (35.41), Josh Clayton (36.49) and Ben Roberts (37.95) -who finished 22nd with a time of 2:24.23.

Other individual swims from Sunday included Basil Murphy – 50 Back - 49.24 (62nd), 50 Fly – 43.58 (25th), 100 Free - 1:29.34 (44th); Faith Clayton - 50 Back – 50.66 (69th), 50 Fly – 53.77 (47th), 100 Free - 1:28.13 (39th); Elise Ruskin 100 Breaststroke – 2:04.01 (40th) and 50 Back -45.11 (35th); and Elliot Silk – 50 Back – 49.50 (64th).

It was a wonderful, fun weekend and a great finish to an Awesome Summer! We look forward to seeing everyone in a few weeks.

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