Connor Hoppe was able to knock off Andrew Seliskar’s National Public High School Record of 53.24 in the 100 breaststroke, posting a new record time of 53.06 to win the 100 breaststroke at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships in California.
Chenoa Devine doubled up to win the 200 and 50o freestyles. She was the first individual champion of the meet, taking the 200 free with a time of 1:49.46. She later won the 500 freestyle with a 4:47.81. Chris Wieser held onto his top seed to win the boy’s 200 freestyle in 1:38.88. He also repeated later in the session, winning the 500 with a time of 4:26.46.
Emma Barksdale was up next, throwing out a 2:01.99 to win the girls 200 IM. Barksdale later won the girls 100 freestyle with a 51.18. Matt Whittle was just off of his prelims time of 1:47.64, but had enough to win the event. Whittle later won the boy’s 100 butterfly with a time of 48.30.
Alex Rieger went 23.74 to win the girls 50 freestyle, and later won the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.55. Keegan Shuping out-touched the top seed in the boy’s final to win with a 20.62. He did the same in the 100 freestyle to win his second individual event of the day with a time of 45.58.
Paige Maynard took the title in the women’s 100 butterfly with a 54.40, just off of her time from prelims.
In the boy’s 100 backstroke, two swimmers were able to dip under 50 seconds. Billy Mullis had the fastest time of the day with a 49.57, while Matthew Klotz finished second at 49.77. Julienne Tadena won the girl’s 100 breaststroke with a 1:03.09.
Connor Hoppe was the star of the day, winning the 100 breaststroke with a new Sac-Joaquin Section record as well as the new national public high school record with his time of 53.04.
We will update with team results when they become available.