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Pleasanton Seahawks at Junior Olympics Championship

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Pacific Swimming Adam Szmidt Memorial 14 & Under LCM Junior Olympics Championship 2019 was hosted by Terrapins Swim Team and held July 12-14 in Concord, CA.  A total of 73 qualifying teams across Northern California and Reno, Nevada with 742 swimmers traveled to this three-day age-group championship meet to compete in 96 events.


The Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) swim team entered 44 swimmers (20 girls and 24 boys) for competition and won a total of 111 individual medals.  PLS’ top individual swimmers were Francesca Lin (3rdplace 100m breaststroke), Brooke Bennett (2ndplace 1500m freestyle and 3rdplace 800m freestyle), Lillyana Caples (1stplace 800m/1500m freestyle, 2ndplace 400m freestyle, 3rdplace 200m freestyle, and 3rdplace 400m IM), Emmy Loftus (2ndplace 800m/1500m freestyle), Natalie Mak (2ndplace 50m/100m/200m backstroke, 2ndplace 200m fly, 2ndplace 200m/400m IM, and 3rdplace 50m fly), Breuklynn Harris (2ndplace 100m breaststroke), Francesca Hawkins (3rdplace 400m freestyle), Kaitlin Lee (1stplace 400m/800m freestyle and 2ndplace 200m freestyle), Chloe Xu (2ndplace 1500m freestyle), Oryan Liu (2ndplace 50m/100m backstroke), Songrui Wu (2ndplace 50m/100m/400m freestyle, and 3rdplace 50m fly), Ziyue Yang (3rdplace 100m breaststroke), Jared Burnes (2ndplace 1500m freestyle), Jeremy Ting (1stplace 200m fly, 1stplace 800m freestyle, 2ndplace 200m/400m IM, 2ndplace 200m breaststroke, and 3rdplace 100m breaststroke), Ethan Wang (1stplace 100m/200m breaststroke and 3rdplace 50m breaststroke), Devyn Caples (1stplace 200m/400m/800m/1500m freestyle, 1stplace 400m IM, and 3rdplace 200m IM), and Yassin Dwidar (2ndplace 100m breaststroke, 2ndplace 800m freestyle, 3rdplace 400m/1500mfreestyle, and 3rdplace 200m breaststroke).  Other individual medal winners included Emma Wang, Maria Zhang, Aria Harris, Cynthia Li, Florence Lin, Kealan Tupper, Christopher Wang, Ashwin Anugraham, Hunter Bian, Iian Burnes, Phil Lin, Benjamin Ohrr, and Samuel Wang.


PLS also earned four team relay medals.  The 13-14 girls (Francesca Hawkins, Breulynn Harris, Florence Lin, and Kaitlin Lee) won 2ndplace 400m freestyle relay and 13-14 girls (Aria Harris, Breuklynn Harris, Francesca Hawkins, and Cynthia Li) won 3rdplace 200m freestyle relay.  The 10 & under boys (Oryan Liu, Ziyue Yang, Songrui Wu, and Christopher Wang) won 2ndplace 200m medley relay and 2ndplace 200m freestyle relay.