Senior Region Championships

Summir Case

Dragons had a solid meet with many best times, lots of team spirit, great sportsmanship, and a bit of dancing. 10 Dragons races at this meet, 8 with individual events and everyone raced relays plus time trials. Some of these swimmers tackled a few weeks of racing some big meets being a part of both club and high school teams and a few racing at both 11-14 Champs and Senior Champs. 

 

Thursday

Hannah and Becca started our meet off with individual events in the 1000 free. Becca sliced 17 seconds off her best time and now ranks 7th on the Dragon Top 10 Times for 15&O girls. Ryan lead off the boys 800 free relay going his best time by over 3 seconds and with his teammates (Trevor, Hudson, and Aden) they took 8 seconds off their aggregate entry time. Following the session we had dinner at Sweet Tomatoes. 

 

Friday

Both 200 medley relays bested their aggregate entry times. Alex raced into a best time in the 100 fly by 0.8 of a second and now ranks 6th on the Dragon Top 10 Times for 15&O girls. The 500 free swimmers attacked their races and best times were swum by Becca (-7) and Kenzie (-3). Hannah was near her best time and placed 29th in prelims making it back to finals. Ryan sliced a few tenths off his 50 free. 200 IM swimmers all went best times: Ryan (-4), Victoria (-4), and Luci (-2). Victoria now ranks 5th on the Dragon Top 10 Times for 13-14 girls and Luci now ranks 6th on the Dragon Top 10 Times for 15&O girls. Becca raced the 100 back in time trials and dropped 2 seconds off her best time. In finals Hannah raced into 27th place in the 500 free. 

 

Saturday

400 free relays started the session and the boy’s relay (Ryan, Trevor, Hudson, and Aden) bested their aggregated entry time.  Luci dropped 5 seconds in the 400 IM making it back for finals. Alex made finals in the 400 IM as well. Becca dropped 1 second in her 200 free. Time trials filled up from our swimmers. Alex and Kenzie raced the 50 free and bested their times from the previous day; Aden raced the 50 free coming close to his best time; Hudson and Trevor raced the 100 breast; and Becca raced the 100 back. In finals racing the 400 IM Alex placed 25th and Luci placed 29th. Alex had another final to race and finished 29th in the 100 back.

 

Sunday

On the last day of 4, swimmers are mentally and physically exhausted. They Dragons took extra time to stretch and warm up to finish the last day strong. In the 200 back Luci dropped 2 seconds from her entry time and made it back for finals and qualified for NWAG Regionals; Becca dropped 0.44 of a second; and Ryan dropped 0.25 of a second ranking into 9th on the Dragon Top 10 Times. In the 100 free Alex raced into 30th getting a swim in finals. Ryan crushed his previous best time in the 200 fly by 9.6 seconds and now ranks 9th on the Dragon Top 10 Times for 15&O boys. The morning session wrapped up with the 1650 and our Dragons attacked! Hannah attacked her swim and dropped her previous best time, from 3 months prior, by 34.6 seconds. She placed 21st in the event with a NWAG Regional cut and ranking 4th on the Dragon Top 10 Times! Becca raced into her best time, from 3 months prior, by 21.8 seconds. In finals, Luci and Alex returned for the last swims of the meet for the Dragons. The 200 back was the highest Dragon finish by Luci placing 18th overall. Alex raced the 100 free finishing 29th overall.