2020 14 & Under SC States re-cap

Jim McGinnis

Age Group State Recap!

 

What a fantastic weekend of swimming! Both Age Group State and JO Swimmers from Tidal Waves stepped up and lit up the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center like never before! Congratulations to 26 Tidal Wave swimmers that did so well over the weekend!

 

Noah Smith led the way with 3 State Titles in the 50 Free (Team Record), 100 Free (Team Record) and 200 IM (Team Record). He added a 2nd place finish in the 100 Breast (Team Record), 200 Breast (Team Record), and 200 IM (Team Record). Along with this he added a 3rd place in the 400 IM (Team Record) and 7th place in the 500 Free!

 

Gracie Anne Byerly became a State Champion in the 200 Fly (Team Record). She also placed 4th in the 100 Fly, 12th in the 200 Back and 19th in the 100 Back!

 

Below is a summary of new team records and new All-time top 10 Tidal Wave swims:

New Team Records13-14:  Gracie Byerly:   200 fly – 2:07.65; Noah Smith:  50 free – 21.64, 100 free – 47.42, 100 breast – 1:00.85, 200 breast – 2:13.36, 200 IM – 1:57.91, 400 IM – 4:18.31

 

Tidal Wave All-Time Top 10:  13-14:  Gracie Byerly:  100 free – 7th (54.96), 200 back – 5th (2:10.45), 100 fly – 3rd (57.65), 200 fly – 1st (2:07.65), 200 IM – 7th (2:12.85); Isabella Klinefelter:  100 free – 10th (55.12); Andrew Clark:  500 free – 6th (5:02.27), 1000 free – 7th (10:41.41), 200 back – 10th (2:06.13); Noah Smith:  50 free – 1st (21.64), 100 free – 1st (47.42), 500 free – 3rd (4:59.12), 100 breast – 1st (1:00.85), 200 breast – 1st (2:13.36), 100 fly – 9th (56.84), 200 IM – 1st (1:57.91), 400 IM – 1st (4:18.31)!