SUISUN — Young AquaSol swim members performed well at the recent Short Course Junior Olympics held at Solano Community College earlier this month.
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Anna Christeson, 14, placed 5th in the 1,650 freestyle in a new AA time and team record of 18:33.22; 7th in the 1,000 (11:10.77) which is also a team record. She also achieved four additional PR’s in the 100 breast (1:19.12), the 50 free (27.22), the 200 free (2:04.81) and the 500 free (5:31.92).
Jayla Somera, 8 placed 8th in the 50 breast (50.77), new AA, 9th in the 25 breast in 23.22, AA. Kyle Pellegrini, 8 placed 7th in the 50 back, 46.69, AA. Riley Carpenter, 8, placed 10th in the 25 back in 22.45.
Molly Covington, 14, swam personal bests in the 200 free (2:05.44), new AA; 100 back (1:10.77); 200 back (2:20.95), new AA. Julia Somera, 13, swam a new PR in the 200 free (2:18.07) and 50 free (29.06). Jaclyn Crevier, 8, swam a new PR in the 25 breast (25.15).
Allison Marcus, 13, swam a new PR in the 100 breast (1:17.12).
“Our younger kids did very well this season with lots of first-time Junior Olympic qualifiers. Todd Pickett and Mike Smith do a good job keeping these kids interested. Anna Christeson has established self as a very good distance swimmer. She had some amazing drops in the long events.” AquaSol coach Steve Skidmore said.