Riptides post personal-best times at competitive meet

riptideslogoRiptides Racing sent a squad of 17 swimmers to Hillsborough, N.C. over the weekend to compete in the 2016 WAVE Quad Splash. This is one of the toughest meets of the Short Course season, but Riptides swimmers stepped up to exceed expectations.

Leading the squad with eight out of 10 personal-best times were Ian Morgan and Ireland Rose. Morgan added an Age Group Sectional cut in the 100 fly and broke or re-broke team records in the 400 IM, 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly, and the 200 fly.

Following with six out of 10 personal-bests were Jake Flaherty and Ethan Nechemia. Mason Kinmartin made his first ever State qualifying  time in the 100 IM and achieved four personal-best times.

Peyton McWhorter swam to five personal-bests, followed by teammates Kailey Habib and Yianni Parashos with four personal-best times each. Keyon Berenji, Connor Churchill, Joe Guthinger, Ella Habib, Emma Kinmartin, Kylie McWhorter, and Ella Speir had at least two personal-best times apiece.

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