CAC swimmers dominate podium at regional meet

Palmetto Aquatics (PALM) hosted the 2017 Thanksgiving Invite Meet on the campus of the University of South Carolina this past weekend, and several local swimmers brought home hardware for their efforts.

Over 850 swimmers from 24 swim clubs from Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia participated, including 38 swimmers from the Coastal Aquatic Club (CAC). This is short course swimming season, which means the pool is 25 yards long.

Harrison Clinton (Boys 13-14) led the way with 6 first-place finishes, followed by Taylor Steele (Girls 15 and over) winning 3 events. Together with a cluster of teammates (Ella Habib, Kater Wolff, Yuri Costa, Joe Guthinger, and Ian Morgan), CAC swimmers recorded 19 Podium Finishes (TOP 3).
The Blatt PE Center Pool is a 10-lane venue. Fifteen CAC swimmers (40% of team entered in the meet) recorded at least one TOP TEN finish.
Here’s a breakdown of TOP TEN finishes (57 in all):

* Harrison Clinton: 1st in 200 Fly; 1st in 100 Free; 1st in 100 Breast; 1st in 200 IM; 1st in 200 Free; 1st in 100 Fly; and 2nd in 200 Breast.
* Taylor Steele: 1st in 200 Breast; 1st in 100 Breast; 1st in 200 IM; 3rd in 100 Fly; 4th in 50 Free; and 6th in 100 Free.
* Ella Habib: 2nd in 200 Free; 4th in 100 Back; 4th in 200 Back; and 7th in 50 Back.
* Kater Wolff: 2nd in 100 Back; 9th in 50 Free.
* Yuri Costa: 2nd in 50 Free.
* Joe Guthinger: 3rd in 100 Free; 3rd in 200 Free;3rd in 100 Back; 3rd in 50 Back; 5th in 50 Fly; 5th in 200 IM; and 8th in 50 Free.
* Ian Morgan: 3rd in 400 IM; 4th in 1,000 Free; 4th in 200 IM; 7th in 200 Fly; and 9th in 100 Fly.
* Casey Mitchell: 4th in 100 Back; 4th in 200 Back; 4th in 400 IM; 5th in 100 Breast; 5th in 200 IM; and 10th in 200 Free.
* Connor Campbell: 4th in 200 Back; 5th in 100 Back.
* Ryan Boudreau: 5th in 200 Free; 8th in 200 IM; 9th in 100 Free; 10th in 50 Breast; and 10th in 50 Free.
* Samuel Artz: 6th in 100 Free; 7th in 50 Fly; 9th in 50 Free; 10th in 200 IM; and 10th in 100 Fly.
* Jenn Paul: 8th in 100 Back; 9th in 200 Free; 9th in 200 Back; and 10th in 200 Fly.
* Camila Sheppard: 8th in 50 Breast.
* John Grey Crosby: 10th in 100 Back.
* Kayla Aguilar: 10th in 100 Breast.

For the Saturday session, older swimmers had a morning preliminary session and evening finals session for top qualifiers. In addition to the TOP TEN finishes noted above, the following swimmers qualified for at least one consolation final (places 11-20): John Grey Crosby; Ella Habib; Ian Morgan Marissa Patricio; Camila Sheppard; and Miles Washington.

Upcoming December meets for CAC swimmers include the Grand Prix series in Georgetown and the Snowflake Invite in Rock Hill. Throughout short-course season, swimmers are working to qualify for the State Championship Meet held in Greenville in February.

Photo courtesy of CAC

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