Boys Fourth grade
CCOP 24, St. Raymond 19: Catholic Community of Pleasanton improved to 8-0 with a win over St. Raymond's on Jan. 6. Nathan Shinn led the way with eight points, including six in the fourth quarter. Ruari Dwyer added six points to go along with outstanding full court pressure defense. Dylan Noval chipped in four points and three rebounds, and teammates Alex So, Andrew Delaveax, and Evan McConnaughy scored two points each. Darius Skipper, John Serrano and Austin Noval played stellar defense and grabbed several key rebounds.
Pleasanton Seahawks swimmers Jason Chen, Iris Brand, Celina Li, and Nick Silverthorn competed in the Winter Nationals held at Texas University on Nov. 29-Dec. 1.
In order to qualify for USA Swimming's National Meets, swimmers must first post a qualifying time during the qualifying period. All four Pleasanton swimmers competed in an "open age group" which means they swam against other swimmers that were well into their 20's.
Cleina Li earned the title of National Champion after winning the 200 IM. Nick Silverthorn was also crowned National Champion after setting a new 15-16 Pacific Swimming record in the 100 breaststroke (54.58).