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Water Sharks win 25 races at Burlington Mega Meet

Feb 14, 2013

BURLINGTON — The Washington Community Y Water Sharks swim team won 25 races at the Burlington Mega Meet on Jan. 26.

Nicholas Todd and Noah Bruns both won three individual races for the Water Shark boys.

Todd won the 100 free in the boys’ 12-21 division in 1:06.22, and he won the 200 free (2:42.93) and the 100 breaststroke (1:25.85) in the 15-21 age group. Todd also anchored the 15-21 200 medley relay team, which also included Adam Todd, Victor Miller and Bruns to a first-place finish in 2:26.40, and the same quartet also won the 200 free relay in 2:06.94.

Bruns won the 200 individual medley in the boys’ 12-21 division in 2:36.00, and he won the 100 free (1:00.37) and the 100 breaststroke (1:17.74) in the 13-14 age group. Miller took third place in the 100 breaststroke in the boys’ 13-14 division in 1:30.45.

Michael Kimball won a pair of races in the boys’ 11-12 age group. He took first place in both the 50 free (31.22) and the 200 free (2:40.11), and he also finished third in the 50 breaststroke in 43.70 seconds. Kimball was also a member of the 11-12 200 medley relay team, which also included Tyler Van Weelden, Hayden Westphal and Mitchell Driscoll, that took third place in 2:50.39.

Westphal took second place in the 100 breast stroke in the boys’ 11-12 division in 1:34.65, and T.J. Durst was third in the 100 free in 1:23.27. The 200 free relay team of Durst, Zachariah Parsons, Grant Williams and Driscoll finished third in 2:44.90.

Reece Mayer won a race and took second place in another in the boys’ 9-10 age group. He won the 50 butterfly in 43.92 seconds, finishing just ahead of teammate Justin Simmering, who took second place in 49.12 seconds. Mayer was second in the 50 free in 32.48 seconds, and he was a member of the first-place 200 medley relay team, which also included Drew Blauvelt, Quinn Wubbena and Jacob Miller, that clocked a time of 2:55.79. The quartet of Miller, Simmering, Blauvelt and Mayer took second place in the 200 free relay in 2:29.88. Noah Kleese took third place in the 100 individual medley in the boys’ 9-10 age group in 1:42.35.

Cale Hoyle finished third in the 50 back in the boys’ 8-and-under division in 1:04.26, and he was also a member of a pair of second-place relay teams. The quartet of Hoyle, Brennen Westphal, Kevin Flannery and A.J. Staley was runner-up in the 100 medley relay in 1:54.55, and the team of Flannery, Will Gilchrist-Brock, Teague Mayer and Hoyle was second in the 100 free relay in 2:05.66.

Kayla Andrew and Alexis Rodgers both won a pair of individual races for the Water Shark girls.

Andrew, swimming in the girls’ 11-12 division, won the 50 butterfly (32.87) and the 100 breaststroke (1:27.20), and she took second place in the 100 individual medley in 1:19.00. She also helped the 200 free relay team, which also included Cierra Miller, Audrey Wubbena and Allsion Vogel, to a second-place finish in the 200 free relay.

Wubbena won the 50 breaststroke in the 11-12 age group in 42.48 seconds. She also took second place in the 50 back (38.06) and third in the 100 breaststroke (1:37.17). Vogel was runner-up in three races, taking second in the 50 butterfly (34.92), the 100 free (1:08.03) and the 200 free (2:41.26). Grace Miller finished third in the 200 free in 2:46.70, and Gwen Flannery was third in the 50 breaststroke in 50.83 seconds. The 200 medley relay team of Miller, Flannery, Vogel and Sydney Clark took second place in 2:46.36.

Rodgers, swimming in the girls’ 13-14 age group, won the 100 free (1:06.13) and the 200 free (2:31.68), and she was third in the 50 free in 30.51 seconds. She was also a member of two winning relay teams. The 200 medley relay team of Rodgers, Avery Blauvelt, Megan Adam and Baylee Stalder took first place in 2:28.83, and the same four swimmers claimed first in the 200 free relay in 2:15.34.

Adam won one race in the 13-14 division and took second place in two more. She won the 100 back in 1:21.85, and she was second in the 50 free (29.24) and the 100 free (1:06.36). Stalder took second place in the 100 back in 1:32.60, and Blauvelt was second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:36.76.

Megan Buitendorp won the 200 individual medley in the girls’ 12-21 division in 2:39.57, and she took second in the 100 butterfly in 1:13.26. She also finished second in the 100 back in the 15-21 age group in 1:08.03. Buitendorp was a member of two winning relay teams. The quartet of Lyndsay Adrian, Emily Adam, Buitendorp and Meredith Lumberg won the 200 medley relay in 2:20.79, and the team of Lumberg, Adrian, Tara Ryan and Buitendorp took first place in the 200 free relay in 2:02.79.

Adam won the 200 breaststroke in the girls’ 12-21 division in 2:52.77, and she finished second in both the 100 free (1:03.95) and the 100 breast (1:19.91) in the 15-21 age group. Adrian finished second in the 200 free in the 15-21 division in 2:33.28, and she was third in the 100 free in 1:05.98. She also took third in the 200 individual medley in the 12-21 age group in 3:04.66. Lumberg took third place in both the 100 breaststroke (1:35.94) and the 200 free (2:42.15) in the 15-21 division.

Lupita Delarosa won the 50 free in the girls’ 9-10 division in 35.91 seconds, and she was second in the 50 butterfly in 43.17 seconds. Gabriella Anderson took second place in the 50 breaststroke in 47.10 seconds, and she was third in the 50 free (37.07) and the 100 individual medley (1:40.56). Anderson, Delarosa, Macy Driscoll and Ellie Todd took third in the 200 medley relay in 3:00.84.

Chloe Staley took third place in the 25 breaststroke in the girls’ 8-and-under division in 38.39 seconds.

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