Youth swimmers fare well in championship meet
Special to the Sun
North Tahoe Aquatics will compete in the Molly Lahlum Memorial Autumn Freeze in Minden from Sept. 18-20 and will host a meet in Incline Village on Oct. 18.
The North Tahoe Aquatics Team sent seven swimmers to compete in the High Country League Championship in Minden, where each team member achieved a personal-best time.
The team was led by coaches Merrily Rocco and MJ Rees.
Annie Kratz, 11, competed in the 100 free (1:31.35), shaving four seconds off her personal best. She also competed in the 100 breast (2:04), 100 IM (1:43) and 50 free (38.47).
Jack Bruce, 9, placed 12th in the 100 back (1:58.62), improving by 13.42 seconds, and placed ninth in the 200 free (3:46.28). He also performed well in the 100 free (1:44.06), improving by 13.4 second, as well as the 50 free (42.24) and 50 back (1:05).
Kaleb Query, 9, placed an honorable fifth in the 50 breast (50.54), 13th in the 50 free (39.00), 16th in the 50 back (52.04) and 100 breast (1:47.67), 10th in the 100 IM (1:38.25), and 14th in the 100 free (1:31.98).
Macallan Rocco, 8, placed eighth in both the 25 free (20.82) and 50 free (51.86). He also placed 13th in the 50 back (1:04.86) and 18th in the 25 back (32.84).
Levi Boyd, 8, placed 15th in the 25 free (23.20) and 20th in the 25 back (33.03).
Alec Bruce, 7, competed for the first time and placed 13th in the 100 free (2:17.72), and shaved three seconds off his time in the 50 back (1:08.05) to place 14th. He also placed 12th in the 50 free (57.13) and 14th in the 25 back (28.31).
Gavin Kratz, 6, placed fourth in the 25 free (29.31) with a personal-best time.
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