Carmel Swim Club Downs Boys 17-18 NAG and East Meet Records in 800 Free Relay

2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East

Men’s 4×200 Yard Freestyle Relay – Timed Finals

  • 6:23.97 12/5/2018 Mason Manta Rays (C Foster, J Foster, J McDonald, A Chaney)
  • 13-14 NAG record: 6:55.96 Cinninnati Marlins (Christian Imbus, Nicholas Perera, Justin Grender, Joshua McDonald) 2014
  • 15-16 NAG record: 6:38.07 DART Swimming (Gianluca Urlando, Connor Daniels, Tate Cutler, Chris Ranlett) 2018
  • 17-18 NAG record: 6:28.90 SwimMac (Matthew Josa, Jack Manchester, Michael Chadwick, Kyle Darmody) 2013
  • 15-18 NAG record: 6:23.14 Mason Manta Rays (Adam Chaney, Jacob McDonald, Jake Foster, Carson Foster) 2019

Top 8 finishers:

  1. Carmel Swim Club – 6:23.21
  2. SwimMAC Carolina – 6:25.50
  3. SwimAtlanta – 6:27.89
  4. Mason Manta Rays – 6:32.61
  5. Upper Dublin Aquatic Club – 6:32.70
  6. Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg – 6:37.27
  7. Lakeside Swim Team – 6:37.72
  8. Carpet Capital Aquatics Club – 6:37.98

Carmel Swim Club broke the Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East meet record and set a National Age Group record for 17-18 boys with their 6:23.21 win in heat 2 of the 800 free relays. Wyatt Davis kicked things off with a 1:33.68, dropping 3.32 seconds from his previous personal best of 1:37.00. Gus Rothrock took over with Carmel in second place and swam a 1:37.94 split to keep within a 2.2 seconds of the leader SwimAtlanta, and within a half-second of second-place SwimMAC Carolina. Griffin Hadley went 1:37.54, narrowing the gap with the leaders, and Jake Mitchell brought it home with a 1:34.05 anchor. He blasted past both SwimAtlanta and SwimMAC by the first 100 of his 200 and finished with a margin of 2.3 seconds in front of SwimMAC.

The quartet took down both the meet record of 6:23.97, set by Mason Manta Rays in December 2018, and the boys’ 17-18 National Age Group record of 6:28.90, set by SwimMAC in 2013.

Carmel Swim Club, 2019 Mason Manta Rays, 2018 SwimMAC Carolina, 2013
Wyatt Davis (18) 1:33.68 Carson Foster (17) 1:34.04 Matthew Josa 1:38.4
Gus Rothrock (17) 1:37.94 Jake Foster (18) 1:35.50 Jack Manchester 1:37.5
Griffin Hadley (17) 1:37.54 Jacob McDonald (16) 1:38.02 Michael Chadwick 1:38.1
Jake Mitchell (17) 1:34.05 Adam Chaney (16) 1:38.02 Kyle Darmody 1:34.8
6:23.21 6:23.97 6:28.90

 

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Backstrokebro

Dang 7 hundredths off the mason manta rays 15-18 NAG

AustinPoolBoy

Dang! that’s a time that would rank 10th in NCAA. Ahead of Georgia, USC and others

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