CAC swimmers post hot times at Snowflake Invite

The Coastal Aquatic Club (CAC) spent the weekend in Rock Hill for the 2018 Rays Snowflake Invite hosted by the Upper Palmetto YMCA Swim Club.

The event started on Friday evening with the threat of freezing rain, sleet, or snow arriving sometime over the weekend. Ultimately, freezing rain and sleet arrived Sunday morning as temperatures hovered around 32 degrees all day Sunday. The Sunday afternoon session was cancelled to ensure safe travels for swim families heading home.

The Snowflake Invite brought together approximately 600 swimmer representing swim clubs from South Carolina (Aiken, Clemson, Columbia, Florence, Mount Pleasant, Myrtle Beach, Rock Hill, Spartanburg, and Sumter) and North Carolina (Charlotte). CAC had 36 swimmers in the water this weekend with 19 swimmers (over half the meet team) combining for 35 TOP FIVE finishes. Ian Morgan and Harrison Clinton won multiple races while Casey Mitchell, Molly Tate, and Yuri Costa also posted wins. Here’s a list of TOP FIVE finishes by CAC swimmers:

* Ian Morgan: 1st place in 1,650 Free (i.e., The Mile); 1st in 200 Free; 1st in 400 IM; and 4th in 100 Fly.
* Harrison Clinton: 1st in 200 Breast; 1st in 100 Breast; 1st in 200 Fly; 2nd in 100 Fly; and 4th in 50 Free.
* Casey Mitchell: 1st in 500 Free; 2nd in 400 IM; 2nd in 100 Breast; 2nd in 200 Back; 3rd in 200 Free; and 4th in 100 Back.
* Molly Tate: 1st in 200 Fly.
* Yuri Costa: 1st in 50 Free.
* Ella Habib: 2nd in 100 Fly; 2nd in 200 Fly; and 3rd in 400 IM.
* Joe Guthinger: 2nd in 200 Fly; 5th in 400 IM.
* Alan Levy, Jr.: 3rd in 100 Free; 4th in 100 IM.
* Ryan Boudreau: 3rd in 200 IM.
* Samuel Artz: 4th in 100 Fly.
* Alexander Kuznetsova: 4th in 200 Fly.
* Ryan Boudreau: 5th in 100 IM.
* Allyssa Boudreau: 5th in 200 Back.
* Ella Speir: 5th in 200 IM.
* Logan Mendieta: 5th in 100 Breast.
* Marissa Patricio: 5th in 400 IM;
* Gabriel Mendes Silva: 5th 200 Fly.
* Kaili Sisk: 5th in 100 Breast.
* Michael Paglio: 5th in 200 Back.

Absent from the above results is Taylor Steele, who was competing in the 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East meet at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Taylor finished 1st in the 100 Breast. Last weekend, Taylor posted her first Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 100 Breast at the 2018 Winter National Championships also in Greensboro, NC. Taylor is the first active CAC swimmer to achieve this distinction and goal.

Competitive swimming is about improving your times and qualifying for state and regional meets. Other CAC swimmers competing this weekend included: Mason Alford; Cameron Bonham; Abbey Boudreau; Haley Boudreau; Kennedy Cox; Jack Guthinger; Jenna Guthinger; Savannah Jansky; Hayden Levy; Mia Paglio; Christian Patricio; Jose Reyes; Chandra Robideaux; Camila Sheppard; Chloe Stampfle; Christoph Tatgenhort; and Tom Young.

– Photo courtesy of CAC

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