Sailors finish off unbeaten season

May 10, 2005

The Newport Harbor High junior varsity boys swim team completed an

undefeated season by winning the Sea View League championships at

Irvine High Thursday to claim the league title outright.

Newport sophomore Nick Yeager won both the 100-yard freestyle

(51.91 seconds) and the 200 free (1:54.26), while sophomore Brock

Hill (1:55.52) and freshman Brandon Parole (1:56.00) completed a

Sailors' sweep of the 200 freestyle.


The Sailors' 400 free relay team of sophomore Breck Wight, Hill,

Parole and Yeager set a new Sea View League record with a time of

3:27.60, shattering the old record previously set by El Toro in 1998

by more than 2.5 seconds.

The Newport team of freshmen Kyle Fultz and Collin McKibbin,

together with Parole and Yeager, also placed first in the 200 free


Jonathan Sanglerat was another winner for Newport in the 500


Second-place finishes were posted by sophomores Aaron Blei, Bryce

McClain, Steven Taylor and Wight in the 200 medley relay; Fultz in

the 50 free (23.77); Blei in both the 200 individual medley (2:12.69)

and 100 breaststroke (1:08.83); and Taylor in the 100 butterfly



Girls swimming

Junior varsity

The Newport Harbor High junior varsity girls swim team won a Sea

View League title following a tie for first with Aliso Niguel at

league finals Thursday at Irvine High.

With the 400-yard freestyle relay remaining and Newport down by 10

points, Sailors' relay teams of Devon Shaw, Ali Carter, Calli

Manderino and Kelly Morrison, as well as Allysa Peterson, Danielle

Mayer, Heather Taylor and Hailey Sandberg, both claimed victories to

push Newport into a tie atop the team standings.

The Sailors' better record in league dual meets gave them their

second straight league championship.

Girls swimming

Open division

The Newport Harbor open division girls team also brought home a

first-place finish, scoring 517 points, well ahead of second-place

Laguna Hills' 344.

Newport had victories in eight of the 10 events, including wins by

Mimi Bury, Heather Thomson, Rosie Hope, Kimmy Morrison and Christine



Boys swimming

Junior varsity

The Costa Mesa High junior varsity boys swim team cruised to a

first-place finish at the Golden West League finals Thursday at

Orange High.

The Mustangs amassed 347 points, 33 ahead of second-place


Jon Ochoa and Zach Fisk each won two events while Sam Edmon,

Skylar Twohig and Scott Neslage all topped the field in one event.

Ernie Carbajal and Jesse Ahern each had a second-place finish.

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