USA Sharks Swim Team wins big at Far Western ***TWO PHOTOS SCANNED***USA Sharks Swim Team won big at the Far Western Short Course Championships held April 3-6 in Pleasanton. Sharks won second place with 475.0 total points, with only 36 swimmers in the meet. First place went to Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics, which had 106 swimmers who totaled 749.5 points.
Forrest White, David Morgan break Pacific records
Competition came from 19 states, including Canada, and 1,178 swimmers. Seven Pacific records were broken, two of these by the Sharks.
An eight-year record in the boys Under 10 100 backstroke was broken by Sharks member Forrest White, who crashed the wall with a time of 1:05.10. Teammate David Morgan left the blocks with speed to set the 11/12 boys 100 free Pacific record of 49.68.
The Sharks 13/14 girls relay team came away with four big first places, two of which were Far Western records: 200 medley relay, 1:49.87, Far Western record, Taylor Nanfria, Callie Klein, Devin Madsen and Madison White; 400 medley relay, 3:56.37, Far Western record of 1997, Lia Jergensen, Callie Klein, Taylor Nanfria and Madison White; first place 400 free relay, 3:35.34, Devin Madsen, Callie Klein, Lauren Damian and Madison White; and first place 800 free relay 7:47.54, Taylor Nanfria, Devin Madsen, Lexy Troup,and Madison White.
The first place 11/12 boys 200 free relay, at 1:41.00, went to David Morgan, Dillion Williams,Anthony Silva and Jacob Wooldridge.