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Gelso, Browning tops for Torpedoes

Swimmers from the Truckee-Tahoe Swim Team Torpedoes recently competed at three short-course meets. Results follow:

Thirty-seven swimmers from Truckee competed May 22-23 at the Sparks Ice Breaker.

Highlights included:

– Daniel Gelso, 7, high point winner, and earning an A record

– Matthew Gelso, 10, runner-up for high point; one new Q, two new AA’s and a new A time

– Joaquin Goodpaster, 12, setting two Q times and a new AA time

– Erica Harvey, 10, one new AA

– Rachel Holm, 9, one new A

– Abbey Grimmer, 13, one new A

– Keri Lamoreaux, 10, two new A’s

At the June 5-6 South Tahoe Invitational, 23 Truckee swimmers competed.


– Lauren Browning, 14, high point winner

– Daniel Gelso, 7, high point winner and three new A times

– Kara LaPoint, 12, one new AA time

– Brent Cornell, 13, three new A times

– Abbey Grimmer, 13, three new A times

– Shannon Lankenau, 15, six new A times

– Spencer Wood, 10, one new A time

At the Fallon Brian Gurr Memorial meet, nine Truckee swimmers competed:

– Amanda Jones, 10, had one new A time

– Chase Winters, 8, one new A

– In the girls’ 9-12 200 free relay, the team of Kara LaPoint, Erica Harvey, Elizabeth Engel and Leslie Ajari took first out of 18 teams.

Upcoming meets:

– June 25-27: Douglas Dolfins June Splash in Minden

– June 29, July 6 and July 13: Tuesday evening Twilight Meets in Reno

– July 10: Truckee Pentathlon

– July 16-18: Sierra Nevada Long Course Championships in Modesto

– July 30-Aug. 1: Nevada-Cal League Championships in Reno

– July 29-Aug. 1: Far Westerns Long Course Championships in Carson City.

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