Pleasanton College Showcase
The U11 Pleasanton Rage Orange girls team took third place and had a great showing at the Pleasanton College Showcase Tournament on the weekend of July 26-27.
The Rage Orange opened up the tournament with a 4-2 win over Diablo FC, and in its second match lost to Clovis Crossfire, 1-0.
In the second day of tournament play, the Rage responded with a 4-0 victory over Placer United that secured a birth to the consolation round.
The consolation match against Walnut Creek Barcelona went to overtime, with a 1-1 tie, and eventually went to penalty kicks. After goals by Rage players Maddie Benson, Leah Allari, Ashley Belshe, and Maggie Nostrand, the score was still tied. The goalies took their penalty shots next, and Rage Orange goalie Evette Allari stopped Barcelona's shot and followed up with a goal to win the game and secure third place in the tournament.
Tri-Valley Swim League
Del Prado Stingrays 428, Pleasanton Meadows Sharks 560: On July 26, the Pleasanton Meadows Sharks defeated the Del Prado Stingrays in their last dual meet of the year. Top swimmers for Pleasanton Meadows were: Megan Reilly (12), Sidney Vaeth (14), Susan Swyers (6), Laura Whiteland (12), Jack DuBos (10), Luke Scanlon (11), David Azuma (13), and Kevin Yan (18). Top swimmers for Del Prado were: Megan Doi (16), Hannah Loeffler (10), Amy Heath (10), and Alyssa Bardakos (14), Tommy Juarez (14), Evan Pruss (8), Nathan Jetter (8), Bryce O'Nesky (6), and Jack Bessiere (13).
25 freestyle: Colin Kirschner (DP) 25.11; 25 butterfly: Bryce O'Nesky (DP) 28.74; 25 breaststroke: Andrew McQuade (PM) 33.42; 25 backstroke: Bryce O'Nesky (DP) 25.72;
100 medley relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Moe, Hayden, Swyers, Susan, Montague, Carina, Yamamoto, Jessica), 1:55.71; 25 freestyle: Susan Swyers (PM) 24.20; 25 butterfly: Hayden Moe (PM) 26.73; 25 breaststroke: Susan Swyers (PM) 27.44; 25 backstroke: Carina Montague (PM) 26.48; 100 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Olivier, Vanessa, Cortez, Addison, Torok, Caitlin, DuBos, Aimee) 2:11.81;
100 medley relay: Del Prado (Jetter, Tyson, O'Nesky, Bryce, Kirschner, Colin, Giddings, Riley), 2:54.29; 100 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Bhatnagar, Dhruv, Olivier, Grant, Denny, Jonah, McQuade, Andrew), 2:30.35;
25 freestyle: Evan Pruss (DP) 18.74; 25 butterfly: Nathan Jetter (DP) 23.49; 25 breaststroke: Evan Pruss (DP) 25.44; 25 backstroke: Nathan Jetter (DP) 24.52;
100 medley relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Coyne, Madeline, McElroy, Julia, DuBos, Lauren, Cortez, Malea), 1:31.74; 25 freestyle: Malea Cortez (PM) 19.91; 25 butterfly: Lauren DuBos (PM) 22.72; 25 breaststroke: Julia McElroy (PM) 29.41; 25 backstroke: Madeline Coyne (PM) 23.06; 100 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Espino, Katelyn, Dainas, Caitlin, Montague, Isabella, Coyne, Madeline), 1:25.82
100 medley relay: Del Prado (Ways, Caiden, Jorgenson, Jac, Stedman, Caden, Solari, Dante), 1:40.13; 100 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Pruss, Evan, Stedman, Caden, Solari, Dante, Jetter, Nathan), 1:19.11
50 freestyle: Cole Stedman (DP) 32.09; 25 butterfly: Tyler Dishman (PM) 16.37; 25 breaststroke: Kenny Chen (DP) 21.46; 100 IM: Jack DuBos (PM) 1:28.65; 25 backstroke: Jack DuBos (PM) 18.94;
100 medley relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Hasty, Devyn, Kulkarni, Ela, Ruby, Jane, Stewart, Helena), 1:24.20; 50 Yard freestyle: Hannah Loeffler (DP) 33.72; 25 butterfly: Hannah Loeffler (DP) 17.81; 25 breaststroke: Sidney Simmons (PM) 19.87; 100 IM: Amy Heath (DP) 1:24.24; 25 backstroke: Amy Heath (DP) 18.02; 200 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Olivier, Courtney, Reilly, Lauren, Walder, Hannah, Simmons, Sydney), 2:27.68
100 medley relay: Del Prado (Banke, Caden, Chen, Kenny, Lester, Timmy, McMasters, Andrew), 1:15.58; 200 freestyle relay: Del Prado Stingrays (Kasper, Kenny, Ivey, Tommy, Jorgenson, Sam, Stedman, Cole), 2:13.61
50 freestyle: Trent Pozzi (PM) 28.74; 50 butterfly: Andrew Whiteland (PM) 35.59; 50 breaststroke: Brady Scanlon (PM) 40.15; 100 IM: Luke Scanlon (PM) 1:15.45; 50 backstroke: Luke Scanlon (PM) 33.25;
200 medley relay: Del Prado Stingrays (Graham, Lauren, Baudin, Ashley, Griston, Isla, Hicks, Shelby), 2:28.40; 50 freestyle: Laura Whiteland (PM) 29.23; 50 butterfly: Megan Reilly (PM) 32.38; 50 breaststroke: Megan Reilly (PM) 38.97; 100 IM: Megan Reilly (PM) 1:18.75; 50 backstroke: Laura Whiteland (PM) 34.63; 200 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Whiteland, Laura, Thordsen, Kyra, Dishman, Whitney, Reilly, Megan), 2:01.48
200 medley relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Ruby, Dakota, Scanlon, Brady, Werder, Brent, Corbishley, Michael), 2:29.80; 200 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Pozzi, Trent, Whiteland, Andrew, Walder, Johnny, Scanlon, Luke), 2:00.24
50 freestyle: Tommy Juarez (DP) 26.31; 50 butterfly: Jack Bessiere (DP) 31.50; 50 breaststroke: Tommy Juarez (DP) 31.74; 100 IM: Tommy Juarez (DP) 1:04.92; 50 backstroke: David Azuma (PM) 33.50;
200 medley relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Tincher, Emily, Simmons, Audrey, Vaeth, Sidney, Greene, Kristen), 2:13.20; 50 freestyle: Alyssa Bardakos (DP) 28.42; 50 butterfly: Sidney Vaeth (PM) 30.29; 50 breaststroke: Miara Pipe (PM) 37.93; 100 IM: Sidney Vaeth (PM) 1:10.45; 50 backstroke: Emily Tincher (PM) 35.59; 200 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Foster, Maddy, Jeffrey, Sara, Bardakos, Alyssa4, Hicks, Lacey), 1:58.61
200 medley relay: Del Prado Stingrays (Graham, Andrew, Glenn, Alex, Dutra, Ethan, Loeffler, Matt), 2:22.86; 200 freestyle relay: Del Prado (Bessiere, Jack, Loeffler, Matt, Glenn, Alex, Juarez, Tommy), 1:53.27
50 freestyle: Perry Cheney (PM) 24.58; 50 butterfly: Kevin Yan (PM) 26.28; 50 breaststroke: Joshua Cole (DP) 32.31; 100 IM: Kevin Yan (PM) 1:02.85; 50 backstroke: Jacob Banke (DP) 28.44
200 medley relay: Del Prado (Doi, Megan, Renton, Kelly, White, Nikki, Waldear, Heather), 2:09.64; 50 freestyle: Megan Doi (DP) 27.53; 50 butterfly: Megan Doi (DP) 30.30; 50 breaststroke: Haley Isaacs (PM) 35.66; 100 IM: Madasyn Lewis (PM) 1:09.28; 50 backstroke: Megan Doi (DP) 32.38; 200 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Lewis, Madasyn, Isaacs, Alyson, Isaacs, Haley, Florio, Talia), 1:52.42
200 medley relay: Del Prado (Banke, Jacob, Cole, Joshua, Hogue, Ryan, Smith, Taylor), 1:52.67; 200 freestyle relay: Pleasanton Meadows (Yan, Kevin, Corbishley, Zachary, Li, Stephen, Cheney, Perry), 1:41.21
Summer Junior Olympics
Long Course Meet
Intermediate Group: Alex LeCoque (8) first JO Meet and swam well.
Pre-Junior 1 Group: Jordan Lee best times in 50 backstroke and 100 butterfly; Mattias Bengtsson best time 100 breaststroke; Hailey Fesai best times in backstroke 200/400IM; Crystal Wang great performances in all three individual races; Jovanni Shen best time in 50 breaststroke; Emily Chen was strong in the girls relays.
Junior Group: Farrah Brown - 2 finals. Lauren Jhong - best time in the 50 back. Olivia Kim - 5 finals. Bryson Huey - 3 finals and won the 100 back. Kaela Lee - 100% best times. Sophia Xing - best time in the 200 breast. Jun Kang - best time in the 100 fly. Jaewoo Kim - Earned FW in the 400 free. Aaron Lee - best time in the 100 breast.
Pre-Senior Group: The 11-12 girls relay team of Emily Claridge, Claire Suen, Kyra Black and Mackenzie Lee took first and set a new PLS record with a 1:56.28 in the 200 freestyle relay. The same relay team also broke another PLS record with a 2:13.10 in the 200 medley relay. Meghan Hogue and Jack Wilkerson swam close to their lifetime bests.
New A-Times: Bella Hernandez, Nja Zuniga, Gabe Akins, Robert Torres, Alex Kuang;
New Junior Olympics Cuts: Grace Kim, Caroline Eckel, Laurel Heckman, Alexandra Hernandez, Marissa Lawrence, Christy Neufeld, Katie Risher, Paulina Umansky, Mattias Blanco, Drew Kobayashi, Will Rose, Ben Song, Rishab Nair.
New Far Western Cuts: Lizzie Balicanta, Kyra Black, Emily Claridge, Grace Nimmo, Stephanie Shao, Claire Suen, Calvin David, Robert Mitu, Lleyton Plattel, Alex Ren, Amber Fornoles, Daniella Hawkins, Nawoo Kim, Calvin Chui, Pieter Cory, Chris Jhong, Nick Skinner, Ben Sproul.
Varsity 2 Group: Jalen Shen (12) swam well in first ever JO meet.