Heat BC Blast off!

Jesse Raskauskas
Feb 6, 2019

What an amazing weekend in Hillsboro! An outside warm-up pool, bowling Party, & Incredible swims. PAC swimmers did amazing in this prelims-finals meet format. 

Mt Scott: 

Charlotte Ames: First time doing the 500 freestyle, & 1st & 2nd finishes.

Lucia Beeler: Huge time drops in all three events, best was 7-second drop in 100 freestyle!

Eleanor Clements: had a big weekend swimming both days, multiple personal best and a six place in the 50 freestyle.

Riley Connor: First place in the 50 back and 50 freestyle, 2nd in the 100 Free.

Amos Crafts: 1st in the hundred fly, & 2nd in the 200 IM.

Lucas Geren: Four personal best Times, & 5th in the 100 Breast.

Lydia Kalinda-Melcher: 2nd place in the 25 Breast :)

Sophia Keith: 2nd place in the 50 Fly.

Mwaka Melcher: Big drop in the 100 Free, & amazing team supporter.

Ayumi Nagayama: 800 yards Fly at the meet the most ever seen a swimmer do at one meet.

Lily Nicolls: third place in the 100 fly and 100 breast. :)

Elijah Smith: First place in the 100 Breast and 200 Breast.

Josiah Smith: First place in the 50 Free, 100 Breast & 100 Free!

Levi Smith: Four first-place finishes in the 100 Back, 100 IM, 200 Breast, & 50 Back.

Isaac Stamper: First place in the 50 fly!

Calvin Thompson: Second place in the 50 free!

Max Thompson: 1st place in the 100 Breast.

Orion Upham: Had a great meet, 4 personal best times.

Southwest Community Center: 

Alexander Chin:  First time swimming legal 200 IM and 200 Breast. New ‘B’ time in the 200 IM. 

Caio Cobb Rodrigues:  Dropped 4 seconds in the 100 Back.

Leela Cobb Rodrigues:  Dropped 2 seconds in the 50 Breast.

Catherine Coffield: 3/3 Best times.  Dropped over 35 seconds in the 500 Free.  New ‘B’ time in the 200 IM, and an ‘A’ time in the 100 Back.

Megan Coffield:  Dropped close to 2 seconds in the 100 Free. 

Sadie Drucker: 6/6 Best times.  Dropped over 47 seconds in the 500 Free. New ‘B’ times in the 100, 200 and 500 Free. 

Marcus Hanlon: 6/6 Best times.  Dropped over 20 seconds in the 200 Free. New ‘B’ times in the 50 and 100 Breast. 

Katherine Herring:  Dropped over 6 seconds in the 50 Back. 

Hewitt Hu:  6/6 Best times.  Dropped over 5 seconds in the 100 Free. New ‘A’ times in the 50 and 100 Free. 

Janika Jordan:  Dropped over 8 seconds in the 200 Back.

Lucas Kugel:  Completed first legal 200 Free, 100 IM and 50 Fly.

Seth Kugel:  Completed first legal 200 Free and 100 IM. 

Joshua Lee: 5/6 Best times. Dropped close to 20 seconds in the 500 Free.

Zola Lungershausen: 3/3 Best times.  Dropped close to 3 seconds in the 100 Back.  New ‘B’ time in the 100 Back. 

Louisa Lungershausen:  4/4 Best times.  Dropped close to 9 seconds in the 200 IM.  New ‘B’ times in the 50 Back, 50 Breast and 200 IM. 

Claire Niemeyer: 6/6 Best times. Dropped over 8 seconds in the 100 Free. New ‘A’ times in the 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 100 Free and 100 IM. 

Evan Niemeyer:  Dropped 29 seconds in the 200 IM.

Kathryn Niemeyer:  Swam first legal 50 Backstroke.

Keelin Shockley:  Dropped close to two seconds in the 50 Back. 

Stela Sufuentes:  Dropped close to 3.5 seconds in the 100 Back.  New B times in the 50 and 100 Back.

COLUMBIA POOL:

Mena Boardman swam her first 200 free and get her Atime in the event!

Josiah Chandler dropped over 7 seconds in his 500 free.

Zoe Chapin had several best times including dropping nearly a second in the 50 free, winning the event.

Sofia Colorado dropped 14 seconds in her 100 backstroke!

James Crawford dropped over 7 seconds in the 50 backsroke, earning him a regional time in that event.

Rose Crawford dropped over 17 seconds in her 100 backstroke.

Jane Hanson dropped 1.5 seconds in her 50 free.

Eli Hiltebrand had huge drops in both events he swam on Saturday.

Joaquin Kieffer had personal bests in 5 events!

Adrian Law had a 1st place finish in the 100 fly.

Alex Law dropped 3 seconds in his 100 breast and 5 seconds in his 200 free.

Corbin Markle dropped over 2 seconds in his 200 free.

August McNeal had 4 best times over the weekend.

Lily McNeal dropped over 4 seconds in the 100 backstroke.

Zach Melaku dropped over 1.5 seconds in his 50 fly.

Henry Merrill had 2 PR's in the 100 IM and 50 fly.

Lizzy Nguyen dropped over 7 seconds in her 100 fly.

Thomas Nguyen had 2 PR's in the 100 breast and 50 free.

Quinton Perkins dropped over 2 seconds in the 100 breast.

Kayla Speigelberg had a PR in every event.

Eliana Umberhandt had a 12 second drop in the 100 free.

James Umberhandt dropped over 17 seconds in the 50 fly!

Antalya Williamsondropped 8 seconds in the 200 free!

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