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Great Things Happening for Whippet Swim Team
Swim at Milton Invite

Great things continue to happen for the Whippet Boys’ Swim Team! Our team had a great meet at the Milton Invitational on December 8. We had several medal winning races, along with many best times. Earning medals for the Whippets were: 3rd place, Varsity 200 Medley Relay - Michael Kuhl, Devin Bazeley, Jack Mayer, Shawn Chan; 2nd place, JV 200 Freestyle - Wesley Salverson; 3rd place, JV 200 Freestyle - Antonio Aranda; 2nd place, Varsity 200 Individual Medley - Devin Bazeley; 1st place, Varsity 50 Freestyle - Jack Mayer; 3rd place, Varsity 50 Freestyle - Shawn Chan; 3rd place, Varsity 100 Butterfly - Devin Bazeley; 1st place, Varsity 100 Freestyle - Jack Mayer; 2nd place, Varsity 500 Freestyle - Michael Kuhl; 3rd place, Varsity 100 Backstroke - Michael Kuhl; and 1st place, Varsity 400 Freestyle Relay - Shawn Chan, Devin Bazeley, Michael Kuhl, Jack Mayer. Earning best times for the Whippets were: Wesley Salverson - 200 Freestyle & 100 Breaststroke (-2 seconds); Jon Manriquez - 200 Freestyle (-2.5 seconds); Antonio Aranda - 200 Freestyle (-5 seconds); Jovany Manriquez - 200 Freestyle & 100 Breaststroke (-12 seconds); Devin Bazeley - 200 Individual Medley; Jon Chan - 50 Freestyle (-8 seconds); Shawn Chan - 50 Freestyle (-.5 seconds) & 100 Freestyle (-1 second); Devin Bazeley - 100 Butterfly; Zach Tomomitsu - 100 Freestyle; and Michael Kuhl - 500 Freestyle (-5 seconds). Devin Bazeley was able to post 2 times to the Top 10 All Time list. He is now 6th in the 200 Individual Medley and 8th all-time in the 100 Butterfly. Jovany Manriquez dropped 50 seconds off his 200 Freestyle practice time while racing. Zach Tomomitsu was able to race well with the addition of some nice block starts and by using flip turns at all walls. Michael Kuhl raced hard into the 100 Backstroke finish touching out the 4th place finisher by just .06 seconds with a great finish. Jack Mayer continues to put in strong races, winning both of his individuals and a relay. The boys are really practicing well, and we are really seeing some great improvements from just a week ago.

   
Author: Gina Foucault   E-Mail: gfoucault@wwusd.org