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Collin Burchins

PCST Weekly Updates – Monday January 24, 2022 PCST Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/swimpcst/?hl=en Practice Schedule Changes - Upcoming Practice Changes for January 24 – February 6 Senior (Frank Brown) –No Scheduled Changes Junior (Frank Brown) – No Scheduled Changes Age Group 2 (Frank Brown) - No Scheduled Changes Age Group 1 (Frank Brown) – No Scheduled Changes Senior Group (Mosley) – Check with Coach Steve for Details Age Group 2 (Gulf Coast) – No Scheduled Changes Age Group 1 (Gulf Coast) – No Scheduled Changes PCST Masters (Frank Brown) – Practice...

Brian Haddad

PCST Closes 2021 Summer Season at Coast Sand Dollar Invitational! PCST swimmers closed out a very successful Summer season with a rare chance to swim Short Course Yards at the Coast Aquatics Sand Dollar Invitational in Destin. Shane McEliece led PCST with four individual event wins. Additional event wins were turned in by Gip Crye(3x), Donald Skerratt(3x), Taylor Warren(3x), Shyla Jacobs(2x), Luke Maggiore(2x), Hank Crye(1x), Shea Mooney(1x), Delaney Sieber(1x), Keely Stevenson(1x), and Ronald Sturgis(1x). Statistics from the meet are listed below: NCSA Junior National Qualifying Times (1) Luke Maggiore –...

Brian Haddad

PCST Rewrites Record Book at Southeasterns! Sixteen PCST swimmers competed in the 2021 Southeastern Swimming Long Course Championships July 16-18 in Nashville, Tennessee. The meet featured more than 1000 athletes representing more than 50 teams from Tennessee, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle. PCST swimmers broke an amazing sixteen all time team records over the weekend. Twelve year old Blair Wootson set four new team records on his way to winning four individual events and taking the High Point Award for 11-12 Boys. Blair also qualified as a member of the...

Brian Haddad

Great Swims as PCST Tunes Up for Championship Season! PCST swimmers competed in their last tune up meets before Long Course Championship season, attending the ATAC Long Course Invitational in Tallahassee and the GPAC Summer Finale in Pensacola. The meets were held the weekend of June 25-27. Blair Wootson set two new team records en route to winning eight individual events. Additional event wins for PCST came from Cullen Descalzo(2x), Riley Harris(2x), Shyla Jacobs(1x), and Luke Maggiore(1x). PCST swimmers achieved 5 new Southeastern Championship Qualifying Times. Here are some statistics...

Brian Haddad

Wootson Sets Three New Team Records at GPAC Tom Lalor Meet! PCST swimmer Blair Wootson set three new team records at the 2021 GPAC Tom Lalor Long Course Meet June 4-6 in Pensacola. The meet featured nearly 400 swimmers from Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Wootson and Shane McEliece each claimed High Point honors for their age groups. Blair won seven individual events while Shane won three. Colin McEliece added two individual event wins for PCST. PCST swimmers achieved 9 new Southeastern Championship Qualifying Times. Here are some statistics from...

Brian Haddad

Long Course Season Kicks Off with Speedo Invitational! Despite not having seen a long course pool in almost two years, PCST swimmers took advantage of a chance to race at the 2021 Speedo Long Course Invitational at Frank Brown Park May 15-16. The meet featured nearly 400 swimmers from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Ohio. PCST was led by swimmers Shane McEliece and Blair Wootson. Shane won three individual events in the Senior Boys age group and set two new PCST Team Records. Blair won five individual events in the...

Brian Haddad

PCST Swimmers Post Fast Times at April SCY Meet! After a much needed Spring Break, The Panama City Swim Team Tsunamis got back to competition at the Speedo April Short Course Meet April 16-18 at Frank Brown Park. The meet featured more than 200 athletes from across the Southeast. Twelve year old Blair Wootson established three new PCST Team Records in the 11-12 Boys Age Group (200 Free, 1000 Free, 200 IM). Individual Event Winners included Gip Crye(5x), Shane McEliece(4x), Keely Stevenson(4x), Blair Wootson(4x), Avery Maggiore(3x), Riley Harris(2x), Talulah Sweeney(2x),...

Brian Haddad

Wootson & Gonczol Take High Point Honors at Southeastern Age Group Championships! Eight PCST Tsunamis competed in the 2021 Southeastern Swimming Age Group Short Course Championships this past weekend at the Huntsville Aquatic Center. The meet featured more than 200 athletes representing 22 teams from Tennessee, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle. The team placed 8th overall and seven of our eight swimmers scored in individual events. 12 year old Blair Wootson and 14 year old Mason Gonczol each won Individual High Point Awards for their respective age groups. Blair won...

Brian Haddad

PCST Competes at Southeastern Senior Championships! Nine PCST Tsunamis competed in the 2021 Southeastern Swimming Senior Short Course Championships this past weekend at the Huntsville Aquatic Center. The meet featured nearly 400 athletes representing more than 40 teams from Tennessee, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle. The team placed 13th overall and seven of our nine swimmers scored in individual events. NCSA Junior Nationals qualifying times were achieved by Colin and Shane McEliece. Statistics from the meet are listed below: Point Scorers Individual Event Top 16 Finishers (13) Natalie McKenzie (Senior...

Brian Haddad

Championship Season Kicks Off at Region 4 Championships! Panama City Swim Team opened the Short Course Championship season at the SES Region 4 Championships in Pensacola. The meet featured more than 400 swimmers representing teams from Florida and Alabama. Keely Stevenson qualified for the NCSA Junior National Championships in the 200 yard Backstroke. Twelve year old Blair Wootson established three new PCST Team Records and won eight of his ten individual events. Other PCST swimmers winning events included: Mason Gonczol (3x), Cash Bullard (2x), Ben Parsons (2x), Keely Stevenson (2x),...