Swimming

Pleasanton Seahawks

The Pleasanton Seahawks swim team sent 13 swimmers to represent the Pacific Swimming's 60 athletes. The Western Zone Age Group Championship was Aug. 6 for All-Star swimmers up to age 14. The Pacific Northwest Swim team hosted the meet at the 'Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center' in Federal Way, Wash.

Pacific Swimming finished in third with 2,491 total combined points. Team Colorado came in first place with 3,283 combined points, followed by host team Pacific Northwest Swimming with 3,056 points. Later, 17 teams represented the Best in the West All-Star meet, and the Western Zone swimmers selected from the Seahawks were: Daniella Hawkins, Caroline Eckel, Claire Suen, Miranda Heckman, Nawoo Kim, Hannah Franzwa, Grace Nimmo, Amber Fornoles, Olivia Kim, Christopher Jhong, Tyler Lu, Sydney Lu, and Lleyton Plattel.

USA Gymnastics Championships

Ten members of Livermore's Springtime Tumbling and Trampoline team traveled to Louisville, Ky. to compete in the USA Gymnastics Championships, an event that showcases the national championships for trampoline and tumbling (T&T), acrobatic gymnastics, and rhythmic gymnastics.

In order to qualify for championships, gymnasts must achieve qualifying scores at either their State or Regional competitions. Medals were awarded to the top eight finishers. Springtime tallied 21 medals, including nine first place National Championships. Connor Tomlin, Jelani Roberson, Nick Francken, Rob Harries, and Ruben Padilla medaled in all of their events. Delaney Foote medaled in both Trampoline and Double-Mini Trampoline and Kaitlyn Clevenger medaled on Double-Mini.


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Springertime gymnasts were: Kaitlyn Clevenger, Megan Contarciego, Hannah Crosby, Delaney Foote, Nick Francken, Rob Harries, Alex Holland, Ruben Padilla, Jelani Roberson, and Connor Tomlin and coaches by Jill and Brock Wilson.

Springtime results: Kaitlyn Clevenger -- Trampoline Level 9 34.0; Double-Mini Level 8 60.3/7th; Megan Contarciego -- Trampoline Level 8 43.7; Double-Mini Level 8 57.0; Hannah Crosby -- Trampoline Level 8 50.1; Double-Mini Level 8 57.7; Delaney Foote -- Trampoline Level 10 126.23/8th; Double-Mini Level 9 93.7/2nd; Tumbling Level 8 48.4; Nick Francken -- Trampoline Level 9 80.2/6th; Double-Mini Level 9 91.1/5th; Tumbling Level 8 47.9/7th; Synchro Level 9 38.6/1st; Rob Harries -- Trampoline Level 10 128.42/2nd; Double-Mini Level 9 94.7/1st; Synchro Level 10 37.7/1st; Alex Holland -- Trampoline Level 8 50.6; Double-Mini Level 8 59.2; Tumbling Level 9 42.4; Ruben Padilla -- Trampoline Youth Elite 137.075/1st; Double-Mini Youth Elite 132.6/1st; Tumbling Level 9 77.4/5th; Synchro Youth Elite 117.7/1st; Jelani Roberson -- Trampoline Level 8 56.1/1st; Double-Mini Level 8 59.7/7th; Tumbling Level 8 51.6/4th; Connor Tomlin -- Trampoline Level 9 86.2/1st; Double-Mini Level 9 91.5/3rd; Tumbling Level 8 49.8/6th; Synchro Level 9 38.6/1st