Jul 172012

Thirty-five TNT swimmers competed at the Fresno Dolphin Long Course AB Modified meet that took place over the June 22-24 weekend, and two of our swimmers came away as the high point recipients for their respective divisions. Fifteen year old Bre Abell (84 points) from Selma swam away with the honors in the 15-16 women’s division, and she was followed by teammate Emily Goodbar (71 points) who also trains in Selma. On the Men’s side, Joseph Cobarrubias (91 points) of Fresno took home the honors for the 15-16 male division.

Tritons fielded four event champions at the meet with Sam Hansen winning the 200 meter breaststroke (2:34.92) in the 11-over division. Mallory Korenwinder was one of two dual champions taking home wins in both the 100 breaststroke (1:17.45) and 200 breaststroke (2:50.15) events for the 13-over and 11-over divisions respectively. Peyton McKinzie came away with a win in the 8-under 50 fly with a time of 49.20, while Preston Niayesh was our other dual champion winning both the 100 breaststroke (1:30.94) and 50 fly (34.26) events for the 11-12 boys age group.

Congratulations go to the following five swimmers who improved 100% of their times: Desmond Brown (age 8), Jake Goodbar (12), Peyton McKinzie (8), Kara Nino (13), and Keshin Visahan (12). Impressive improvement rates also came from Jeremiah Santillana (86%), Amanda Garbedian (80%), Olivia Garabedian (80%), Annlyn Haworth (75%), Nadia Garabedian (66%), Lauren Geiger (66%), Joe Koster (66%), Lily Hodges (60%), and Tomas Contreras (57%).

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