Records Fall at Southern Zone Championships

GREENVILLE, South Carolina, August. 12. THE record book took quite a beating at the Southern Zone Long Course Championships July 30-Aug. 4 at the Westside Aquatic Center in Greenville, S.C.

Leading the way was Georgia’s 13-14 boys team, which took down three zone relay records. Tan Dunn III, Alex Ballard, Noah Oh and Colin Riley bettered the 400 free relay mark with their 3:38.94. Brennan Pastorek and Alexander Mayfield joined Dunn and Riley for a 1:49.20 effort in the 200 medley relay. Jason Paquette came on board in the 400 medley relay with Dunn, Pastorek and Riley for their 4:02.65 mark.

Southeastern’s 13-14 girls squad lowered two relay records. Meredith Geyer, Mallory Underwood, Saram Cimino and Riley Gaines conquered the 200 free relay with their 1:48.60. Cimino and Underwood then combined with Kiley Vandevier and Rachel Cunningham for a 2:00.77 in the 200 medley relay.

Southeastern’s 11-12 girls squad of Alison Hu, Kobie Melton, Haley Bart and Abby Williamson bettered the 200 free relay record with their 1:51.55. In 11-12 boys relay action, the Georgia team of Jack Dolan, Liam Bell, Aiden Sherlock and Arion Solomon combined for a 2:00.40 in the 200 medley relay; Zachary Hils, Jacob Bibeau, Will Tarvestad and Aidan Johnston’s 4:24.52 gave them the 400 medley relay standard.

Tarvestad lowered individual records in the 11-12 boys 50 free (25.53) and 200 free (2:02.64). Tarvestad’s teammate, Brooke Forde, earned a Southern Zone record in the 13-14 girls 200 breast (2:35.30). North Carolina’s Levente Bathony recorded a zone record-setting 2:08.82 in the 13-14 boys 200 back.

Three 11-12 girls individual marks fell to Florida’s Kaitlyn Cronin (50 free, 27.10), Georgia’s Lainie Bell (100 back, 1:06.42) and Kentucky’s Julia Roy (100 fly, 1:03.70p).

Georgia snagged the team title with 962 points, with Florida coming in second (870.5), Southeastern third (790.5), North Carolina fourth (641.5) and Kentucky fifth (590).

Comments Off on Records Fall at Southern Zone Championships

Author: Archive Team

avatar

Current Swimming World Issue


Trouble Viewing on Smart Phones, Tablets or iPads? Click Here