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Youth Scene: Killer Whales rule over Dolphins

June 30, 2010

Both Jennifer Alvarado (25 free, 25 fly and 50 free) in the 7-8 girls and Jules Pouch (50 free, 50 breaststroke and 100IM) in the 13-14 girls were three-time individual stroke winners for the Dolphins. Alvarado set a new 7-8 girls 25 free pool record of 14.84, besting the old record of 14.87.

Siena Secrist (50 free and 25 fly) in the 9-10 girls, Eliza Britt (50 freestyle and 50 breaststroke) in the 11-12 girls and Matt Berry (50 freestyle and 100 IM) in the 15-18 boys were all two-time individual stroke winners for Harbor View.

In the relays, there were five new pool records established. The Newport Hills foursome of Madison Strassmann, Lauren Openshaw, Chloe Harbilas and Erika Anderson set a new pool and team record of 1:04.22 in the 9-10 girls 100 medley relay. Dolphins swimmers Mikey Ruiz, Luke Chelf, Alexander Taxman and Mitchell Cooper put in a new pool mark of 1:03.46 in the 9-10 boys medley relay, while Killer Whales Cassidy Papa, Sarah Furgatch, Hollace Barden and Devon Greenlee broke the old pool record of 2:00.89 with a new team and pool record of 1:57.12 in the 15-18 girls' medley relay.


The 15-18 Newport Hills boys set two new relay records. In the medley relay, Christian Garkani, Anthony Daboub, Blake Motal and Blake Terry broke the old pool record of 1:45.28 set in June of 2005 by Anthony Maralle, Tom Randall, Saul Fields and Dean Pospisil with a new pool and team record time of 1:44.12. While in their winning freestyle relay, Killer Whales Justin Papa, Blake Motal, Willie Reese and Blake Terry broke the old pool record time of 1:34.84 set in June of 1993 by Harbor View with a new record time of 1:33.58.

Even though they finished in second place, medley relay Harbor View 15-18 boys swimmers Ari Marks, Isle Anderson, James Krolopp and Matt Berry as well as Dolphin freestyle relay 15-18 boys swimmers Marks, Bruce Bearer, Nick Treadway and Hayden Leach also swam times that erased the old pool records.

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Newport Beach All-Stars open with big victory

In the District 55 Little League All-Stars Tournament, Newport Beach Majors National defeated Northwood, 7-4, on Sunday at Chapporosa Park in Laguna Nigel.

Newport struck first with an RBI single by Jack Trush, scoring Gaston Buchereau.

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