Monday, December 10, 2018

Dragon Swimmers Compete at Junior Nationals

Seven of the Dragon Varsity Swimmers competed this past week at the Speedo West Junior Nationals in Iowa City, Iowa. This West USA Junior National meet has most of the top high school age (18 & under) swimmers in America representing their USA “clubs”.

Dragons competing for the North Texas Nadadores were seniors Jack LeVant and Logan Davis, juniors Kevin Repice and Chris Lindley and freshman Corbyn Cormack.

Dragons competing for the Lakeside Aquatic Club were junior Natalie Whalen and sophomore Kit Kat Zenick.

One former Dragon Swimmer, senior Alex Zettle represented Lakeside Aquatic Club, as did future Dragon Swimmer, 8th grader Riley Francis.

The North Texas Nadadore’s Boy’s Team listed above, along with one boy swimmer from Colleyville, finished 3rd out of 88 as a team represented at this West Junior National Meet. This team is coached in club swimming by CISD employee and Senior NTN Coach, Dan Balint.

Top 5 Boy’s Teams at West Junior Nationals:
1. Irvine Nova, Calif. 357
2. King Aquatics, Seattle 205
3. North Texas Nadadores 201
4. Katy Aquatics, Tx 169
5. Academy Bullets, Illinois 158

Top 8 relay finishes by Dragon Swimmers:
1st 800 free relay 6:32.60 by Jack LeVant, Kevin Repice, Logan Davis and David Halloran of Colleyville
5th 200 med relay 1:31.37 by Jack LeVant, Logan Davis, Kevin Repice and David Halloran of Colleyville
6th 200 free relay 1:23.78 by Jack LeVant, Logan Davis, Kevin Repice and David Halloran of Colleyville
5th 400 free relay 3:02.80 by Jack LeVant, Logan Davis, Kevin Repice and David Halloran of Colleyville

Top 24 individual finishes by the above Dragon Swimmers:

Jack LeVant

1st 500 free 4:14.40 (fastest 500 free in Texas HS history) PR
1st 400 IM 4:45.75 PR
2nd 200 fly 1:44.51 PR
200 free relay lead-off 1:34.53 (fastest 200 free in Texas HS history) PR

Logan Davis

7th 200 fly 1:47.89 PR
8th 400 IM 3:54.70

Chris Lindley

23rd 1650 free 15:39.22

Natalie Whalen

18th 200 fly 2:00.44

Kit Kat Zenick

19th 100 fly 54.33

Congratulations to all of our Dragon Swimmers that competed at the West Junior Nationals.

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