Eight TNT swimmers traveled to La Mirada and competed on the long course day of the meet with intent to prepare for upcoming long course competition that includes the summer meets, as well as the Pro-Swim series at Mesa, Arizona in April. Our highest finisher was 15-year old Danielle Albright who placed second in the 100 meter breaststroke with a time of 1:18.36. Our two other Mesa qualifiers had the next highest finishes in third, and these included 17-year old JD Koster’s 200 IM where he posted a time of 2:19.12, and 17-year old Preston Niayesh who swam to a 3rd place finish in the 200 breaststroke event with a time of 2:38.51.
Thirteen year old Bryan Wong had the next highest finish at 5th in the 200 meter breaststroke (2:39.03), while 18-year old Alonso Escobedo finished 11th in the 100 back (1:07.26). At age 17, Brett Wong finished 19th in the 100 meter free (57.35), while 14-year old Peyton Costa finished 25th in the 100 back (1:10.61). Bryce Wong is our final swimmer, and his highest place was 26th in the 100 fly (1:05.65). Seventeen year old Brett Wong had the highest improvement rate at 66%, being one of only two swimmers to improve any swims. Thirteen year old Bryan Wong had the only other improvement, that being just over a half second in the 400 free.