Marlins Of Raleigh Wins 6th NC Sr SC Championship

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March 07th, 2018 Club, News

Press Release courtesy of Paul Silver

The Marlins Of Raleigh Swim Team, a 2018 Gold Medal Club, won its 6th consecutive North Carolina SC Championships. Top 5 teams were:
1-MOR 1509
2-Tac     1296.5
3-Mac    1242.5
4-NCac    772.5
5-Wave    638
MOR swimmers won 10 individual events.   MOR’s Zach Brown (NCSU commit) and Grace Countie (UNC commit) won the High Point Awards.  Zach won the 200 Fr (1:38.53), 100 Fly (48.53), 200 Fly (1:48.73).  Grace Countie won the 50 Free (22.68) and 200 IM (2:01.90).  Other MOR 1st place finishers were Madison Homovich 400 IM (4:16.34), Ashley McCauley (2:12.66), Connor Dalbo 200 Br (2:02.32), Noah Diacumakos  400 IM (4:02.32), Josh Legge 1000 Free (9:20.68).
Other winners at the Meet included:
Women
1000 Free    Ashley Twichell Tac    9:30.94
100 IM        Sophia Fracis    Mac    57.63
200 Free    Alexia Zevnik      Wolf    1:45.75
100 Br        Mikaela Fullerton Wave    1:02.80
100 Fly      Faith Hefner YSST           54.79
200 Fly       Amanda Ray Wave        1:59.23
100 Bk       Alexia Zevnik    Wolf       52.87
500 Free    Ashley Twichell Tac        4:41.56
100 Free    Katelyn Mack Ncap        49.80
200 Bk       Sophia Perez  Ncac        1:59.40
1650 Fr      Catherine Buroker Wyw    16:39.02
Men
100 IM    Brent Hoshall    Sss            52.91
100 Br    Kile Aukerman Tac            56.63
50 Fr      Michael Ivy    Rsa            20.75
100 Bk    David Whalen Tac            49.78
500 Free  Thomas Bretzmann Ncac 4:31.05
1650 Free Thomas Bretzman Ncac    15:33.01
100 Fr    Michael Ivy Rsa                  45.67
200 Bk    Ross Dant Ysst                 1:47.32
200 IM    Jordan Ren Ncac              1:52.37
“It was a very strong weekend for our athletes as we use Sr Champs to sharpen race skills and prepare for the NCSA Jrs. in March.  I was proud of the way our swimmers swam in 6-7 events and 4-5 relays and were enthusiastic all the way through.  Zach Brown and Grace Countie both showed the endurance and versatility we try to develop at MOR that will lead to long term success.  Winning a State Championship is always fun for the athletes.”  said MOR Head Coach Paul Silver

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