18 & Under World 100s
Gulf Swimming
Level 4
Excellence 200

The Woodlands WINS 12 and under Champs!

Jarrod Murphy

Congratulations to all of our athletes that swam at 12 & under Champs this past weekend. TWST had a bunch of new lifetime best swims, event winners, relay winners, some new champs’ cuts and high point winners from the meet! We are TWST Proud!

For our 12 & under champs meet the TWST girls won the meet by scoring 934 total points, way to go girls! The TWST boys placed second by scoring 319 total points. As a team TWST won the meet by scoring a total of 1253 points, way to go TWST!

As a team at 12 & under champs we recorded 71.4% best times on the weekend, with a total of 377 lifetime best swims over the 2 days.

TWST Girls Event Winners - 12 & under champs

Katherine Ballis (25 yard free, 25 yard breast, 25 yard back, 50 yard breast, 25 yard fly)

Elena Bonilla (100 yard breast) 

Pyper Emilio (25 yard free)

Bria FitzSullivan (100 yard breast) 

Izzy French (100 yard IM, 100 yard free, 200 yard IM) 

Ana Landeros Alvarez (200 yard IM, 100 yard fly)

Kenzie Pope (100 yard IM, 50 yard fly, 25 yard breast, 50 yard free, 25 yard back, 100 yard fly, 25 yard fly)

Avery Messick (50 yard back, 100 yard back)

Samantha Rana (200 yard breast) 

Allie Rojas (25 yard free)

Beibei Wu (50 yard breast, 200 yard free)

Grace Zhou (25 yard back)


TWST Boys Event Winners - 12 & under champs

Timur Akhmetov (25 yard free)

Kai Armitage (25 yard back, 25 yard fly) 

Justin Baines (100 yard free)

Hugo Leijnse (200 yard IM


TWST Relay Winners - 12 & under champs

Girls 11-12 200 yard free relay (Izzy F, Samantha R, Adelle S, Claire Meermann)

Girls 8 & under 100 yard free relay 

Girls 11-12 200 yard medley relay (Izzy F, Samantha R, Beibei W, Claire Meermann)

Girls 8 & under 100 yard medley relay

Boys 11-12 200 yard free relay (Hugo L, Ivan Espinosa A, Justin B, Wyatt M)

Boys 11-12 200 yard medley relay (Seif E, Ivan Espinosa A, Kai C, Justin B)


TWST Athletes with 100% Lifetime Best Swims

Lili Abair 

Sarah Allison 

Kai Armitage

Justin Baines

Katherine Ballis

Elena Bonilla

Graceyn Ellsworth 

Elin Finanger

Izzy French

Melanie Houston

Bella Krymkiewiez

Hailey LaBudde

Ana Landeros Alvarez 

Evie Marascio 

Avery Messick 

Sarina Mulepati 

Lila Murphy

Samantha Rana

Allie Rojas

Hadley Rookstool

Myles Waldschmidt

Beibei Wu 


TWST High Point Winners: 12 & under champs


7 Year Olds: Katherine Ballis (TWST) 59 points

8 Year Olds: Kenzie Pope (TWST) 70 points

11-12: Izzy French (TWST) 60 points 


TWST New Gulf Age Group Champs Cuts

Izzy French