The varsity swimmers made a big splash at the CCISD Gobbler Games.
The girls team set 3 new school records. Patience Orms took 2 in individual events - 200 Individual Medley and the 500 Free. She teamed up with Bella Chimbunde, Isabela Maher, and Kelsi Wood to take the 400 Free Relay Record.
Morgan, Chloe, Grace, Victoria - 2nd alternate 18th place
Drake, Sebastian, Aidan, Luke - 1st alternate, 17th place
Jonah - tied for 6th
Patience - seeded 2nd, dropped 3.56 seconds,
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Kelsi Wood - 7th place, shaved 0.15 seconds
Chloe - 12th, cut 0.75 seconds
Izzy - 16th
Grace - 31st
Patrick - 6th
Drake - 14th
Sebastian - 26th, cut 0.32 seconds
Luke - 64th, improved his time by 1.60 seconds
Bella - 10th, dropped 0.96 seconds
Grace - 22nd, improved her time by 2.59 seconds
Jonah - 5th, shaved 0.08 seconds
Aidan - 16th, improved his time by 3.10 seconds
Izzy - 11th
Victoria - 43rd
Janah - 53rd, improved her time by 6.23 seconds
Patrick - 5th, shaved 0.05 seconds
Gavin - 6th
Isaiah - 12th. cut 1.46 seconds
Patience - 2nd, dropped 4.40 seconds
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200 Free Relay
Patience, Chloe, Kelsi, Bella - 3rd, missed school record by 0.08 seconds!
Morgan, Izzy, Grace, Janah - 21st
Gavin, Drake, Jonah, Patrick - 5th, less than 3 seconds off record set last year.
Isaiah, Aidan, Sebastian, Luke - 16th
Kelsi - 7th
Morgan - 9th
Janah - 28th, shaved 0.05 seconds
Drake - 12th, cut 1.93 seconds
Sebastian - 19th
Bella - 7th, cut 0.37 seconds
Chloe - 10th, shaved 0.17 seconds
Victoria - 31st, improved her time by 4.59 seconds
Gavin - 6th
Isaiah - 8th
Aidan - 32nd
400 Free Relay
Bella, Izzy, Kelsi, Patience - 3rd
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Gavin, Isaiah, Jonah, Patrick - 5th, good swim
Day 2 - Finals
Our Angel swimmers had a great start to their Thanksgiving Holiday break. Competing in the CCISD Gobbler Games, The girl's team took 4th place just 3 points out of a trophy and the boy's team took 5th place.
Several school records fell and Patience Orms was a double Gold Medal winner in her individual events – 200 Individual Medley and 500 Free. She led the girls 200 Free Relay to a 4th place touch and a new school record. With her lead off swim, Patience also set the school record in the 50 Free. Anchoring the 400 Free Relay, the girls broke that school record too.
Just about every swim was a best time or close to their best. The hard work the swimmers have been putting into training is really starting to show during our competitions.
Best accomplishment was that every member on the team qualified for the finals on the second day. Many swam in the A heat, making top 8.
Individual results show the improvement for our swimmers.
Luke Afuso – dropped 1.60 seconds in his 50 free and bettered his time in the 100 breaststroke by 6.63 seconds. Luke's 200 Free Relay made the B final and his 200 Medley Relay ended up 1st alternate.
Bella Chimbunde – over the 2 days she cut 2.31 seconds off her 100 fly. She shaved 0.37 seconds off her 100 breaststroke time. Bella was on both record setting relays – 200 & 400 Free Relays.
Isaiah Chimbunde – slashed 1.95 seconds off his 100 free and cut his 50 free time by 0.43 seconds on the lead off leg of the 200 Free Relay.
Drake Leeson – dropped 0.15 seconds on his 50 free making the TISCA cut for our January meet and improved his 100 back time by 3.19 seconds. As lead off swimmer on the Medley Relay, he took 0.12 seconds off his 50 back time.
Grace Leeson – Cut her 100 fly time by 2.59 seconds. In doing so, she met the required time cut for the TAPPS State swim meet.
Jonah Lugo – Made finals in both individual events – 200 free and 100 fly. He shaved 0.08 off his fly time and improved in 200 free time by 1.69 seconds. His lead off 100 free on the 400 Free Relay had him dropping 2.40 seconds off his official individual 100 time.
Isabela Maher – made the B final in both individual events – 50 free and 100 free. In the 50 Free, she ended up in a 3 way tie. Izzy was on the record setting 400 Free Relay. The girls broke the record on day 1 and bettered their time on day 2.
Victoria Molina – improved her 100 breaststroke time by 4.59 seconds. She also swam the 100 free and was on the Medley Relay team that was 2nd alternate.
Sebastian Mondragon – improved his time on the 50 Free, cutting 0.32 seconds. He was on the B 200 Free Relay that made finals and scored for the team.
Aidan Orines – qualified for finals in the 100 fly, he dropped 3.10 seconds over the 2 days.
Patience Orms – only Gold Medal winner on the team and she brought home 2 – 200 Individual Medley and the 500 Free. In the IM, she cut 11.26 seconds off her time. In the 500 Free, she improved her time by 16.66 seconds. Both days she set a new mark in the school record book. As lead off for the 200 Free Relay, she broke the school record in the 50 Free. With her swims on the 200 & 400 Free Relays, she set a total of 5 school records this weekend.
Chloe Rosales – slashed 0.75 seconds off her 50 free time, winning the B final on day 2. She dropped 0.63 seconds in her 100 breaststroke. Chloe was on the Medley Relay and the record setting 200 Free Relay.
Morgan Schacht – took 0.92 seconds off her 100 fly and 0.95 seconds from her 100 back time. She dropped 2.45 seconds on her 50 back as the lead off on the Medley Relay and cut 1.50 seconds off her 50 free individual time as lead off on the 200 Free Relay.
Patrick Shea – King of Sprints on the team, took 0.23 seconds off his 50 free time, cut 1.07 seconds in his 100 free, and as anchor on both the 200 & 400 Free Relays improved his split on each relay.
Janah Siquenza – improved her time in the 100 free by 6.23 seconds. She shaved 0.05 seconds off her 100 back time. She swam the B 200 Free Relay.
Gavin Vicknair – swam the 100 free, 100 breaststroke, and both the Free Relays. He made finals in all his events.
Kelsi Wood – shaved 0.15 seconds off her 50 free and had a nice 100 back. She made finals in all 4 events and was a member of both record setting relay teams.
Relay Results –
200 Medley Relay – Morgan, Chloe, Grace, & Victoria earned 2nd alternate spot.
Drake, Sebastian, Aidan, Luke earned 1st alternate spot.
200 Free Relay – Patience, Chloe, Kelsi, & Bella finished 4th overall. Missing the school record by 0.08 seconds on day 1, they made up for it on day 2. The bettered the mark by 0.77 seconds.
Morgan, Isabela, Grace, & Janah had a terrific swim and finished in 21st.
Gavin, Drake, Jonah, & Patrick combined to take 5th overall.
Isaiah, Aidan, Sebastian, & Luke added team points finishing in 16th place.
400 Free Relay – Bella, Isabela, Kelsi, & Patience finished with the Bronze Medal and a new school record – 2 days in a row.
Gavin, Isaiah, Jonah, & Patrick took 5th adding to the team score.