Eighteen TNT swimmers competed at the first long course meet of the season and maintained a high 66% improvement rate. Perfect improvement performances came from: Selma swimmers Morgan Coddington (improving 5 of 5 events) and sister Paige Coddington (3 of 3), Hanford swimmer Shaan Heugly (3 of 3), Visalia swimmer Megan Nino (5 of 5), and Selma swimmer Satoshi Shinkawa (3 of 3). Those improving 50% or more of their events included: Lillina Hodges (75%), Chris Nolan (67%) and Wesley Coles (50%).
There were three event champions for TNT and they were led by Morgan Coddington who nearly went undefeated winning 4 of her 5 events: 200 free (2:31.88), 50 back (38.50), 50 breast (42.l71) and 200 IM (2:55.10). Satoshi Shinkawa, also of Selma, was the champion in the 50 breaststroke (49.68), while Selma swimmer Bobby Yriabarren went home with the first place finish in the 200 meter freestyle (2:00.93) event.
Welcome to the 7 swimmers who have newly recorded long course times with our team: Keiren Arakawa (age 11 from Selma), Janessa Bringe (age 9 Visalia), Peyton Costa (age 7 Tulare), Annlyn Haworth (age 8 Selma), Naomi Haworth (age 11 Selma), Noah Haworth (age 13 Selma), Alex Roberts (age 8 Bill).