SWIM AND DIVE UPDATE
COSTA DOMINATES WEST TORRANCE!
Costa trounced West Torrance last week with all Varsity and Frosh/Soph squads winning by a landslide! Final scores: Girls Varsity 110-60, Boys Varsity 132-38, Girls Frosh/Soph 115-38, and Boys Frosh/Soph 127-26.
Congratulations to the following Varsity swimmers who won their events: Grace Barnhill 100 back, Kai Bathurst 50 free & 100 breast, Sawyer Coye 100 free, Alex Crisera 200 free automatic CIF cut & 100 fly, Jack Kittay 200 IM, Colin Le 200 free & 100 back, Parris Mostellar 500 free, Mona Stone 50 free, Elizabeth Terry 100 free personal best time, Andrew White 100 fly, and Katie Wrigley 200 IM & 100 breast.
Congratulations to the following Frosh/Soph swimmers who won their events: Andrew Cormack 100 back, Matthew Fry 100 free personal best time, Gavin Kolodziej 200 IM, Hunter Kolodziej 100 fly personal best time, Leah Kunkee 50 back, Samantha Lowry 50 free, Emma May 200 & 100 free, Daniel Schwedock 100 breast, Collin Tournat 50 free, and Joshua Wood 200 free.
Personal best times were also swum by Ryan Demarest 50 free, Slater Gable 100 back, Joshua Hoye 100 fly, Henry Humbarger 100 free, Sean Keegan 100 back, L. Kunkee 200 free, McKenna Madden 100 free & 50 breast, Allie McAndrews 100 free, Nikolai Miller 100 back, Cayden Noddings 100 free, Maiken Pardon 500 free, Shriya Pillan 50 breast, Gabriel Ramos 50 free, D. Schwedock 100 free, Andrea Soricut 200 free, Katherine Stone 200 IM, Joshua Terry 100 back, Karli Wallace 50 fly, and Charlee Wickemeyer 100 fly. Way to go swimmers, keep up the good work!
Next up, Costa hosts Palos Verdes in another league match up this Thursday, 4/19/18 at 3 pm. Snack stand will be open at 2pm. Come cheer on your Mustang swimmers and eat some yummy food!
PENNINSULA MEET RESULTS: CLICK HERE
CONGRATULATIONS TO GIRLS VARSITY SWIMMING FOR TAKING 1ST PLACE AT SOUTH BAY INVITATIONAL!
Last week, the Costa swim team competed in the South Bay Invitational against 11 other teams from Santa Monica to the north, San Pedro to the south, and La Canada to the east, including its league, rivals Redondo and Peninsula, among others. Over 700 swimmers competed in the 3 day, prelims/finals meet, the largest in meet history, with the Varsity girls and Frosh/Soph boys teams claiming victories! The Varsity boys and Frosh/Soph girls teams also swam hard, each taking 3rd place. CLICK HERE FOR FULL RESULTS
NEW MEET RECORDS were set by Junior Kai Bathurst in the 200 free and Junior Alex Crisera in the 50 free and 100 back. Bathurst took down a 3-year-old record in a time of 1:42.42, while Crisera beat the 2-year-old 50 free record, previously held by Elle Inscore and Cassy Allen of Redondo, by almost a full second with a time of 23.63! Crisera also took down the 2-year-old 100 back record, previously held by Audrey Steen of San Pedro, by almost a second with a time of 55.16.
A NEW COSTA RECORD was set by Senior Andrew White in the 100 back. White beat his own record of 52.53 set just last year with a new time of 51.88!
SEASON BEST TIMES were swum by the following swimmers, congratulations to all: Varsity
Celeste Almendariz 100 fly
Grace Barnhill 50 free, 100 back
Roger Brown 100 fly, 100 back Lauren Chiu 200 IM
Sawyer Coye 50 free
Jack Kittay 100 breast
Kate Kramer 200 free, 500 free (8 sec drop!)
Colin Le 50 free, 100 back (both CIF automatic qualifying cuts!) Camille Lyter 100 fly, 100 free
Leigh Lyter 100 free
Parris Mosteller 200 free, 500 free (5 sec drop!)
Thomas Nelson 100 breast (6 sec drop!)
Uyen Nguyen 100 breast
Cayden Noddings 200 IM
Andrea Soricut 200 IM (7 sec drop!), 500 free
Mona Stone 50 free, 100 free
Camden Strickfaden 100 fly
Elizabeth Terry 200 free, 100 back
Andrew White 100 fly (CIF AUTO cut!)
Katie Wrigley 100 fly, 100 breast
Sean Cascadden 100 fly (7 sec drop!) Tony Cascadden 50 free, 100 free Amy Flanders 100 IM, 50 fly
Matthew Fry 200 free, 100 free
Slater Gable 200 IM (6 sec drop!)
Elle Gebhardt 50 free, 100 free (5.5 sec drop!)
William Gerken 200 free
Gavin Kologziej 200 free (6 sec drop!)
Leah Kunkee 100 IM, 50 back
McKenna Madden 50 free
Emma May 200 free (5 sec drop!), 100 free
Sheridan McKnight 50 fly
Valentine Pean 50 breast
Alexia Pepemehmetoglu 50 free, 100 free
Shriya Pillan 100 IM
Ryan Rossow 200 IM, 100 breast
Daniel Schwedock 200 free (7 sec drop!), 100 breast (5.5 sec drop!) Brooke Smith 50 back
Collin Tournat 50 free, 100 free
Karli Wallace 100 IM
Michaela Webb 50 back
Charlee Wickemeyer 200 free
Chris Wood 100 back
CONGRATULATIONS TO JUNIOR DIVER JACOB HAIM who came in 2nd place and qualified for CIF by more than 100 points with a score of 436.15!
Next up, Costa takes on Peninsula at Peninsula this Thursday, 3/29 in its first league competition of the season. Best of luck to all swimmers!
Final COSTA SOUTH BAY INVITATIONAL Meet Summary: RESULTS HERE
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