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Killer Whales top rival Dolphins

Youth Scene

June 08, 2011

Alexa Raack in the under-6 girls (25 free and 25 back), Carter Loth in the under-6 boys (25 breaststroke and 25 fly), Jake Bays in the 9-10 boys (50 breaststroke and 25 fly) and Brianna Daboub in the 13-14 girls (50 free and 50 breaststroke) were all two-time individual event winners for Newport Hills.

For the Dolphins, Abby Nutt in the 7-8 girls (25 free, 25 fly and 50 free) and Timmy Hanson in the 11-12 boys (50 free, 50 breaststroke and 50 fly) were three-time individual event winners, and Conner Mickelsen in the 13-14 boys (50 fly and 50 back) and Tori Gabert in the 15-18 girls (50 breaststroke and 50 fly) were two-time individual event winners.

Individual event winners for the Killer Whales included Olivia Krotts in the under-6 girls (25 fly), Luke Wallace (25 free) and Augie Laster (25 back) in the under-6 boys, Grant Loth (25 breaststroke) and Tommy Bethel (50 free) in the 7-8 boys, Anna Wilde (50 breaststroke) in the 9-10 girls, Kaveh Meaddeli (50 free) and Wyatt Genc (100 IM) in the 9-10 boys, Lauren Openshaw (50 breaststroke) in the 11-12 girls, JT Russell (50 back) and Henry Wilde (100 IM) in the 11-12 boys, Natalie Wilde (50 back) in the 13-14 girls, Taylor Cortens (50 breaststroke) and Danny Robertson (100 IM) in the 13-14 boys and Blake Motal (50 free) in the 15-18 boys.


Dolphin individual event winners included Ashley Riba in the under-6 girls (25 fly), Abby Snider (25 breaststroke) and Kate Watson (25 backstroke) in the 7-8 girls, Jen Alvarado in the 9-10 girls (25 fly), Alexander Taxman (50 back) in the 9-10 boys, Siena Secrist (50 back) in the 11-12 girls, Ellie Reid (50 fly) and Eliza Britt (100 IM) in the 13-14 girls, Ford Secrist (50 freestyle) in the 13-14 boys, Pippa Saunders (50 free), Delaney Pouch (50 back) and Jules Pouch (100 IM) in the 15-18 girls and Jack Harryman (50 breaststroke) in the 15-18 boys.

There were 12 medley and freestyle relay events, and the Killer Whales won 15 out of the 24 races.

Killer Whales swimmer Hollace Barden, who set a new team and pool record of 25.62 in the 15-18 girls' 50 free at the team's recent pentathlon event May 22 (breaking her old pool and team record of 25.69), unfortunately missed the big neighborhood meet, as she was taking her SATs.

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