The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Blue Wave Swim Team earned 2nd place overall in Division 3 with 633 points! More highlights below:
Medley relay team of Sam Greazel, Charlie Gilbertson, Nick Wise and Lincoln Barker broke a Blue Wave team record set back in 1989 with a time of 1:51.83. They also won state in the 13-14 boys 200 medley relay.
200 Free relay team of Sam Greazel, Charlie Gilbertson, Kaden Case and Lincoln Barker who broke a Blue Wave team record set back in 1983 with a time of 1:39.60. They earned a 2nd place finish at the state meet, missing the gold medal by just .15 seconds.
STATE CHAMPION: Beckham DeSotel, 11-12, 100 backstroke with a time of 1:06.54
STATE CHAMPION: Averie Wittkop, 13-14, 100 backstroke with a time of 1:02.29 also breaking a Blue Wave team record
- Out of 60 swims this weekend 44 of them were lifetime best swims.
- 8 individual Blue Wave records were broken
- 2 Blue Wave relay records (see above)
- 25 top-10 finishes
- 34 top-5 finishes
- 1st-place (3) 13-14 boys medley relay, Beckham DeSotel and Averie Wittkop in the 100 back
- 2nd place (10)
- Lesli Waltermire 200 free,
- Charlie Gilbertson 200 free,
- 8 and under boys medley relay( Henry Kell, Luis Manuel Calderon, Brandon Wise, Peter Seberger)
- Luis Manuel Calderon 25 free,
- Beckham DeSotel 50 back,
- Luis Manuel Calderon 25 butterfly,
- Averie Wittkop 50 back,
- 8 and under boys free relay ( Brandon Wise, Sam Nelson, Peter Seberger, Luis Manuel Calderon),
- 9-10 girls free relay( Emma Case, Adele Beek, Alayna Frederick, Addi Elmore)
- 13-14 boy free relay (Lincoln Barker, Kaden Case, Sam Greazel, Charlie Gilbertson
- 3rd place (4)
- Emma Case 200 free,
- Averie Wittkop 200 back,
- Peter Seberger 25 butterfly,
- Charlie Gilbertson 100 free
HUGE thanks to all of the volunteers who made this event possible. It took 27 officials, 102 timers and 145 local volunteers to make this meet a success!