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Dolfins compete at Carson

by Tessa LoPresto
Special to The R-C

Three Douglas Dolfins Swim Team competitors put up best times in every event they competed in during the Intermountain Classic May 27-28 in Carson City.

Many other Dolfins were close to 100 percent improvement during the long course meet.

Hadley Peck, in the 8-and-under girls age group, put up times to beat in six events and placed sixth in the 100-meter breaststroke. Keira Duffy took on five events for the 9-10 girls, setting best times in the 50 freestyle with a time of 49.39 and 56.68 in the 50 backstroke. Sydney Ingram set best times in the 100 freestyle (2:14.02), 50 backstroke (57.42) and 50 breaststroke (1:17.02). In her first swim meet as a Dolfin, Sarah Thomas set a time to beat (1:09.42) in the 50 backstroke.

Matthew Yturbide logged personal best times in three 9-10 boys events, including the 50 backstroke (55.48), 50 freestyle (46.23) and 100 breaststroke (2:23.44).

In the 11-12 girls, Sofia DeLange had near 100 percent improvement, setting personal bests in seven of eight events, including new B times in the 200 freestyle and 50 butterfly. She shaved 4.59 seconds from the 200 freestyle in a B time of 3:00.09 and 2.10 seconds from the 50 butterfly in a B time of 41.79. Gracie Dickey shaved 18.84 seconds from the last time she swam the 100 freestyle, 50 backstroke, 50 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke. Kalia Duffy had personal bests in the 50 freestyle (51.79) and 50 backstroke (1:02.32).

Lilia Fields achieved a personal best time in five events, including a 1:30.89 in the 100 freestyle. She also swam a personal best in the 50 freestyle, 50 backstroke, 50 breaststroke and 50 butterfly. Barret Lee set personal bests in eight events, picking up new B times along the way. She dropped 4.57 seconds in the 100 breaststroke (1:48.18) and dropped 6.29 seconds in the 100 butterfly (1:37.47). She set personal bests in the 100 (1:24.44) and 200 freestyles (2:56.86).

Sweetpea Vieira set times to beat in her four events, including a 1:18.59 in the 100 freestyle. Mo Bell, one of the team’s newest members, set a best time of 2:10.99 in the 100 breaststroke and set times to beat in eight events.

Jesse LoPresto took on seven 11-12 boys events, setting a personal best time of 1:41.72 in the 100 backstroke. Calvin Stevenson set personal best times in the 100 backstroke (1:42.03) and the 50 butterfly (45.35). Max Thomas put up times to beat in his four events, including a 1:43.64 in the 100 freestyle.

Cooper Yturbide swam personal best times in six of 10 events and picked up two new B times. He cut 29.76 seconds in the 100 freestyle with a B time of 1:21.72. His 3:02.08 in the 200 freestyle was a personal best, as was his 47.44 in the 50 backstroke, 51.86 in the 50 breaststroke and 1:50.65 in the 100 breaststroke.

Anna Northcutt, in the 13-14 girls, set personal best times in eight of her 10 events. She dropped 2.82 seconds to set a new B time of 37.42 in the 50 freestyle, dropped 25 seconds in the 200 backstroke (3:17.95), 24.85 seconds in the 400 freestyle (6:41.96), 13.75 seconds from the 100 breaststroke (1:51.92) and 8.12 seconds in the 200 IM. Aspen Paschke set personal best times in six of seven events, including a new B time of 37.34 in the 50 freestyle, cut 10.64 seconds in the 100 freestyle, 13.71 seconds in the 200 freestyle, 9.37 seconds in the 100 backstroke, 9.37 seconds in the 100 backstroke and 18.16 seconds in the 200 IM. Emma Ruffo set personal bests in two of six events including a BB time of 2:51.01 for eighth-place in the 200 backstroke and a B time of 1:38.36 in the 100 breaststroke. Josh Beam set times to beat in two events for the 13-14 boys. Josh cut 46.31 seconds off the last time he swam the 200 IM (3:27.31). Dakota Blaha set times to beat in two events and shaved 49.29 seconds off the last time he swam the 100 freestyle (1:17.07).

T.J. Golobic put up a best time of 47.48 in the 50 freestyle and dropped 2.37 seconds in the 200 freestyle. Niko Hight set four best times, including the 100 breaststroke (2:05.40).

Justin LoPresto clocked a B time of 1:14.30 in the 100 freestyle. He swam best times in five of eight events, including a 2:48.27 in the 200 freestyle, 33.3 in the 50 freestyle and 5:42.24 in the 400 freestyle for eighth-place. Christopher Manning achieved a BB time of 2:51.35 to place 10th in the 200 IM, a 21-second improvement, and he placed seventh in the 100 backstroke (1:26.43). Ben Munyan put up impressive best times in five of eight events, including a 1:39.42 in the 100 backstroke.

Jack Stevenson improved in each of his eight events and put up three new B times. He dropped more than two minutes in the 400 freestyle with a B time of 5:45.22. He also cut 1.75 seconds from the 50 meter freestyle to set a new B time of 33.57. He cut 4.81 seconds in the 200 IM in a B time of 3:05.90.

Lily Bickmore took on 10 events in the 15-and-over girls age group with a best time in the 50 freestyle (32.12). Sarah Hyatt set a BB time of 1:13.57 in the 100 freestyle, along with best times of 3:05.57 in the 200 backstroke and 1:30.74 in the 100 breaststroke.

Emma Price put up four best times in her seven events, including a 3:35.73 in the 200 IM, cut 4.85 seconds in the 100 breaststroke (1:56.15) and 4.06 seconds in the 100 butterfly (1:46.36). She also put up a new best time of 1:51.23 in the 100 backstroke.

Emily Willis had 100 percent improvement, highlighted by the 200 backstroke, where she dropped 22.94 seconds (4:11.06).

Kayla Ruffo achieved a new B time of 3:08.49 in the 200 butterfly. She also set best times in the 50 freestyle (33.08), 100 freestyle (1:11.01) and 100 butterfly (1:22.36).

In the 15-and-over boys, Justin Hight clocked a best time of 2:35.20 to place fourth in the 200 backstroke. He placed second in the 100 backstroke (1:07.21), third in the 100 freestyle (58.25), third in the 100 meter butterfly (1:03.81) and fourth in the 200 freestyle (2:10.00).