SWIM & DIVE UPDATE
VARSITY SWIMMERS EARN AUTOMATIC CIF BIDS AT MT. SAC INVITATIONAL!
Excellent early season swimming at Mt. Sac! The Varsity swim team competed at its first away meet, the Mt. Sac Invitational, on March 9 & 10. The rainy, two day meet consisted of prelims and finals with the following swimmers qualifying for finals: Kai Bathurst and Sawyer Coye in the 200 free, Riley Farrell in the 200 IM, Leigh Lyter, Mona Stone, and Grace Barnhill in the 50 free, Jack Kittay in the 50 free, Riley Farrell in the 100 fly, Kai Bathurst in the 100 fly, Alex Crisera and Mona Stone in the 100 free, Sawyer Coye and Jack Kittay in the 100 free, Alex Crisera, Grace Barnhill, and Katherine Stone in the 100 back, Roger Brown in the 100 back, and Katie Wrigley in the 100 breast.
CONGRATULATIONS to Kai Bathurst 1st place 200 free, 5th in 100 fly - both CIF automatic qualifying times! Riley Farrell 4th place 200 IM and automatic CIF qualifying time! Leigh Lyter 8th place 50 free. Alex Crisera 1st place in both the 100 free and 100 back - both automatic CIF qualifying cuts! Sawyer Coye 4th place 100 free. Roger Brown 6th place 100 back. The girls 200 free relay consisting of Farrell, Stone, Barnhill, and Crisera came in 3rd place and the boys 200 free relay consisting of Coye, Brown, Kittay, and Bathurst also came in 3rd.
COSTA TROUNCES SOUTH TORRANCE IN FIRST DUEL MEET OF THE SEASON!
Mira Costa swimmers beat South Torrance handily in their first duel competition of the season last week. The women’s varsity won 137-33, men’s varsity won 120-50, women’s frosh/soph won 117-37, and men’s frosh/soph completed the sweep winning 109-45!
Junior varsity swimmer, Alex Crisera, set two new Costa records, breaking her own record set just last year in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:51.99, and breaking a five-year-old record in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:06.18! Both swims automatically qualified her for CIF competition in May. Way to go Alex!
Congratulations to the following Varsity swimmers who also won their events:
Kai Bathurst - 200 free, 100 free (both CIF consideration times)
Leigh Lyter - 50 free, 100 free
Colin Le - 50 free (CIF consideration)
Mona Stone - 100 fly
Andrew White - 100 fly, 100 back (both CIF consideration times)
Kate Kramer - 500 free
Grace Barnhill - 100 back (CIF consideration)
Katie Wrigley- 100 breaststroke
Sawyer Coye - 100 breast
Congratulations to the following swimmers who won their events:
Emma May - 200 free
Matthew Fry - 200 free
Amy Flanders - 100 IM
Andrew Cormack - 200 IM
Michaela Webb - 50 free
Collin Tournat - 50 free
Leah Kunkee - 50 fly
Duncan Plexico - 100 fly, 100 breast
Tony Cascadden - 100 free
Brooke Smith - 50 back
Valentine Pean - 50 breaststroke
The Mustangs also won all 12 relay events - the 200 medley relays, 200 free relays, and 400 free relays! An impressive performance by all our swimmers!
Next up - Costa will be hosting the South Bay Invitational on 3/20, 3/21, and 3/23. The snack stand will be open all days beginning at 2 pm. Come cheer on the team and eat some yummy food!
MOUNT SAC: RESULTS HERE
GREEN & GOLD MEET March 1, 2018: RESULTS HERE