Water Sharks win 33 races in Burlington
BURLINGTON — The Washington Community Y Water Sharks swim team won 33 races during Saturday’s meet at Burlington.
Noah Bruns won a pair of races in the boys’ 13-14 age group, touching the wall first in the 100 free (1:05.08) and the 100 breast (1:23.27). He was a member of Washington’s 13-14 200 medley relay team, which also included Todd Adam, Michael Kimball and Ben Berhow, that took first place in 2:27.65. And he was a member of Washington’s 13-14 200 free relay team, which also included Ben Berhow, Hayden Westphal and Adam, that won in 2:23.41.
Michael Kimball won both the 100 free (1:14.45) and the 200 free (2:51.79) in the boys’ 11-12 age group. T.J. Durst won the 50 free in 38.93 seconds, and Durst also helped Washington’s 11-12 200 free relay team, which also included Tyler Van Weelden, Westphal and Grant Williams, to a first-place finish in 3:08.41.
Drew Blauvelt won a pair of individual races in the boys’ 9-10 age group, taking first place in the 50 back (46.02) and the 100 individual medley (1:45.84). He anchored Washington’s 9-10 200 medley relay team, which also included Reece Mayer, Noah Kleese and John Flannery, to a first-place finish in 3:22.16. Kleese, Mayer, Blauvelt and Flannery also won the 9-10 200 free relay in 2:55.89.
Mayer also won a pair of individual races in the boys’ 9-10 age group, touching the wall first in the 50 free (36.16) and the 100 free (1:27.08). Kleese won the 50 breaststroke in 58.79 seconds, and Jacob Miller won the 50 fly in 59.14 seconds.
Washington’s 8-and-under 100 free relay team of Kevin Flannery, Teague Mayer, A.J. Staley and Brennan Westphal took first place in 2:18.76. Cale Hoyle, also swimming in the boys’ 8-and-under division, won the 50 back in 1:04.34.
Megan Buitendorp won the girls’ 15-21 100 free in 1:03.37, and she also won the girls’ 12-21 100 back in 1:10.48. Alijah Beatty won both the 400 individual medley (6:28.26) and the 500 free (6:40.87) in the girls’ 12-21 age group. And Lyndsay Adrian won the girls’ 15-21 200 free in 2:37.33.
Megan Adam won a pair of races in the girls’ 13-14 age group, touching the wall first in the 100 free (1:06.09) and the 200 free (2:27.48). She also anchored the 13-14 200 medley relay team, which also included Alexis Rodgers, Alexis Read and Beatty, to a first-place finish in 2:17.31. Read also won the 100 breast in 1:27.63.
Washington’s A team of Grace Miller, Claire Horak, Allison Vogel and Peyton Read and Washington’s B team of Haylee Wilson, Cierra Miller, Kayla Andrew and Gwen Flannery tied for first place in the girls’ 11-12 200 medley relay, with both teams finishing in 2:41.04.
Vogel won the girls’ 11-12 50 fly in 33.95 seconds, and Wilson took first place in the 50 breaststroke in 38.86 seconds. Peyton Read won the 100 breaststroke in 1:29.21, and Miller touched the wall first in the 200 free in 3:00.14. Lupita Delarosa won the girls’ 9-10 50 free in 36.72 seconds.
The Washington Community Y Water Sharks will travel to Stoney Point Y in Cedar Rapids tomorrow for a meet that will begin at 1 p.m.