March 14, 2012
LTY Sharks take Girls’ District Championship, Boys are Runner-up by 7 points!
The LTY Sharks went up to Wisconsin and put their best effort forward! The Shark girls came away with another District overall championship! And while the boys swam a strong meet, they fell just 7 points short from taking the title away from McGaw! Shark coaches and staff alike are all so proud of the effort the teams put forth! In the end, the Sharks had 53 swimmers qualify for the Area/State Championships in individual and/or relay events. Way to go!
Event Champions are as follows:
Hannah Shimada...8 & under girls 25 free & 25 fly
Andrea Torres...8 & under girls 100 IM & 25 back
8 & under girls 100 free & 100 medley relay (Andrea, Hannah, Gia Dourelo, Bridie Stonebridge)
Kaarina Sorensen...9-10 girls 50 back
Annika Wagner...9-10 girls 100 IM & 50 breast
9-10 girls 200 medley relay (Annika, Kaarina, Jillian Bacon, Taylor Holderfield)
Katelin Avenir...11-12 girls 200 IM
Maddy Coffey...15 & over girls 100 & 200 free
Hannah Ferstel...15 & over girls 50 free
Meghan Lavelle...15 & over girls 200 IM (meet record), 500 free, and 100 back
Natalie O'Connell...15 & over girls 100 breast (meet record)
Jenna Zitkus...15 & over girls 100 fly
15 & over girls 200 free relay (Meghan, Natalie, Cassidy O'Connell, Jenna) & 200 free relay (Hannah, Maddy, Lauren Buszydlo, Jenna)--meet record
8 & under boys 100 medley relay (Zach Butters, Yu Du, Hamza Khan, Samir Benaissa) & 100 free relay (Zach, Samir, Hamza, Jack Sullivan)
Ben Huynh...9-10 boys 50 free & 50 back
9-10 boys 200 free relay (Ben, Patrick Tobler, Daniel Young, Jakub Kapusta)
Matt Gullickson...15 & over boys 500 free
15 & over boys 200 free relay (Matt, Dan San Gabino, Stefan Roeseler, Michal Rajski
Thank you to all of the Shark parents who not only did volunteer timing, but also were the BEST CHEERING SECTION of any team in attendance! THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR TEAM SPIRIT AND SUPPORT OF YOUR LTY SHARKS!!!