After a strong first day of distance freestyle and relays NCAP began to emerge as the top team at the Futures Championships in College Park, MD as day two action was completed.
The women’s 200m freestyle proved to be a close race as both Claire Nguyen, Sinead Eksteen, and Madeline Laporte all of NCAP fought to get their hands on the wall.
Ultimately it was Nguyen who took the win with a swift 2:02.63 performance. Eksteen was second not far behind in 2:02.93 while Laporte settled for third with a 2:03.17 performance. All three were faster than their entry times.
Just like the women, the men kept this race close. Twenty-one-year-old Nathaniel Carr from Club Mountaineer grabbed the win with a 1:52.77 performance. In order to do so, he edged out Daniel Cook who finished second in 1:53.02. Andrew Greenhalgh was third in 1:53.53.
Kingfish Swimming’s Mary Buckley was the winner of the women’s 100m breaststroke sporting a 1:12.11 at the touch. The majority of the final was under 1:13, making things close, however it was Jaycee Yeagher of Rockville who finished second. Machine Aquatics’ Anna Keating was third in 1:12.73.
Wyatt Amdor took home the gold for Upper Dublin in the men’s 100m breaststroke. Amdor surged in front of his competitors with a 1:04.04 to get his hands on the wall first. Nathaniel Carr, who finished first in the 200m freestyle at the beginning of the session, was second in 104.47.
NCAP got another win under their belt as Isabella Gati snatched the 100m butterfly victory with a very fast 1:01.35. The top three were the only swimmers under 1:02 as Amelia Bullock and Gati’s teammate Allison Goldblatt joined her with times of 1:01.82 and 1:01.84 respectively.
Jack Saunderson absolutely dominated the men’s 100m butterfly, clocking in at 53.69 in order to claim the victory. He was well ahead of his 15-year-old competitors River Wright and Cason Wilburn who finished second and third in 55.47 and 55.64.
Bryanna Cameron won the women’s 400m IM in 4:52.01. Fourteen-year-old Colby Hurt was second in 4:54.50.
Lane Stone clocked in the first men’s win of the night for NCAP with a strong 4:26.86 in the 400m IM. In order to take the win he had to beat Ivan Puskovitch who was second in 4:28.26.
NCAP finished off the night strong with wins in both the women’s and men’s 400 freestyle relays.
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