The Bolles School Crushes Competition at NSPI High School Invitational
-- October 6, 2003
ORLANDO, October 6. AT this past weekend's NSPI High School Swimming & Diving Invitational held in Orlando, the Bolles School dominated the girls, boys, and combined team competitions.
The Bolles School located in Jacksonville, Florida racked up a combined 982 points to triple the second place combined team score of Buchholz High School which had 291 points and third place Palm Harbor with 261.5 points. Bolles swept all six relay events in addition to winning 9 out of the 16 individual events.
Bolles School's girls were led by three of the top high school girls swimmers in the country; Stephanie Carr, Anja Carman, and Yi Ting Siow.
Stephanie Carr got things started by taking the 200 Freestyle with an in-season best time of 1:51.19. Yi Ting Siow placed first in the 200 I.M with a time of 2:01.45, a personal best and just missing the Bolles School record of 2:01.00 set by Casey Sherman in 1994.
Anja Carman and Stephanie Carr teamed to finish 1-2 in the 500 Freestyle with times of 4:46.51 and 4:46.97, a personal best for Carman and a best in-season swim for Carr. Anja Carman took her second title in the 100 Backstroke easily winning with a time of 55.51, a personal best and also breaking the Bolles School record of 55.99 set by Waen Minpraphal in 1994.
Finally, Yi Ting Siow won her second event of the meet by taking the 100 Breast with a time of 1:03.34 outdistancing second place by over 2 seconds.
The Bolles School's boys were also very impressive led by the efforts of Chris George, Tuck Kar Wong, and Yi Khy Saw. Tuck Kar Wong led the meet off with a win the 200 Free in 1:41.63, over 2 seconds ahead of teammates Yi Khy Saw and Chris George who followed closely behind. Chris George captured the 500 Freestyle with a time of 4:38.19. Lastly, Yi Khy Saw won the 100 Breast with a time of 58.78, a personal best by over a second.
Complete results can be found at http://www.fpsaonline.org/2003InvResults.htm