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Members from the Senior Group representing the Aquasol Swim Team traveled to Clovis, Ca. to compete in the Senior Western Zone Championship meet, July 31st - August 4th, 2013.  This was a trials and finals meet that was competed in long course meters.  There were over 1000+ swimmers competing representing teams from 10 different states.  The meet was large enough that they actually used two different facilities to run the preliminary sessions.  Once the swimmers were determined for the nightly finals session then the meet reconvened at one facility, Clovis...

Congratulations to Kaela Marcus for being selected as one of two Junior Athlete Representatives for our LSC, Sierra Nevada Swimming (SNS).  Kaela was recently selected through the Board of Directors for SNS and will serve for two years. Her responsibilities include, but are not limited to, representing the athletes at quarterly LSC board meetings, keeping the LSC's facebook page up to date, and attending the USA Swimming convention. This year USA Swimming's convention will be held in Southern California.  She will leave on Wednesday with the other athlete reps to...

  The Aquasol Swim Team traveled to Redding, California to compete in the Sierra Nevada Summer Long Course Meters Junior Olympic Championships, July 18th to July 21st, 2013.  Aquasol had sixteen members of the team travel to the meet to compete in this trials and finals meet.  Enduring heat of 105+ degrees each day the team showed a lot of heart, determination and pride as they competed over the course of four days! The 15 - 18 girls, comprised of:  Hannah and Kyle Covington, Marcella Jacquemain, Caffrey Lynch, Jacqueline Nisson...

Coen ready for next commitment By Mike Bush From page B1 | Leave Comment   ANDREW COEN STANDS at his home in Placerville holding his letter of acceptance to the Naval Academy. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene Andrew Coen knows about commitment in the classroom and swimming pool. The El Dorado High School graduate had a 4.4 grade point average when he received his diploma earlier this month, earning the honor of being the 2013 salutatorian. For the last four years he spent an average of four to five hours...

SUISUN — Young AquaSol swim members performed well at the recent Short Course Junior Olympics held at Solano Community College earlier this month. Anna Christeson, 14, placed 5th in the 1,650 freestyle in a new AA time and team record of 18:33.22; 7th in the 1,000 (11:10.77) which is also a team record. She also achieved four additional PR’s in the 100 breast (1:19.12), the 50 free (27.22), the 200 free (2:04.81) and the 500 free (5:31.92). Jayla Somera, 8 placed 8th in the 50 breast (50.77), new AA, 9th in...

AQUASOL'S Marissa Garcia, Kaela Marcus and Kyle Covington. Photo courtesy of Sheree Marcus By Democrat Staff From page A9 | March 20, 2013 | Leave Comment AquaSol swim team members Marissa Garcia, Kaela Marcus and Kyle Covington are headed to the US Olympic Center in Colorado Springs to train the Long Course at 7,800 feet elevation, receive presentations by resident coaches/swimmers and meet various members of USA’s national team. The trio earned a spot on the team from Sierra Nevada Swimming regional committee.

From the Mountain Democrat: March 13, 2013 El Dorado vs Union Mine Swim Meet   COUGAR, KYLE COVINGTON wins the 200 freestyle at Union Mine High School on Mar 13. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene   DIAMONDBACK, JASON WILLIAMS wins the 200 IM at Union Mine High School on Mar 13. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene   Boys swimming Union Mine 95, El Dorado 74 — 200 medley relay–UM, 1:45.46; 200 free– Mac Guinn, ED, 1:51.48; 200 IM–Jason Williams, UM, 2:07.49; 50 free–Grady Lynch, UM, 22.40; 100 fly–Williams, UM, 55.81; 100...

Pickett returns to action in Cougar sweep ZACH PICKETT swims backstroke in the 200 medley relay Wednesday. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum By Mike Bush From page A9 | March 01, 2013 | El Dorado hosted Ponderosa in nonleague swimming action Wednesday. The Cougar boys and girls both defeated their counterparts: the Lady Cougars prevailing 100-62 while the boys edged the Bruins 86-81. The El Dorado girls won eight of 11 events including two of the three relays. The Cougar boys touched first in nine events. Wednesday’s meet marked the...

AquaSol attends UC Berkeley meet By Democrat Staff From page A12 | February 15, 2013 |   BERKELEY — Seventeen members of Aquasol’s senior group attended the meet on the campus of UC Berkeley that played host to 300 swimmers representing 25 teams from Northern and Southern California. Kaela Marcus, 15, made the finals in the 200 backstroke (8th) with a new AA time of 2:17.83 (a whopping 5-second drop from her previous best time); 100 breaststroke (5th) in 1:09.37. She also had a best time in the 100 back...

By Democrat Staff From page A11 | December 21, 2012 | Leave Comment   Nine members of the USA Swimming AquaSol Swim Team made the trip to Federal Way, Wash., recently to compete in the Husky Swimming Invitational. The invitational played host to 10 collegiate and 40 club teams from all over the western United States. Jason Williams, 16, had five new personal records: 100 freestyle, 49.56; 200 butterfly, 2:00.04; 100 fly, 52.45 (new AAAA time); 200 Individual Medlay, 2:03.68; 50 free, 23.01. Mac Guinn, 18, had four PRs: 100 backstroke...