2-time 2019 NIAA State High School 4A champion Paige Sondgeroth has announced her decision to swim for the University of the Pacific’s class of 2025.
14-year-old Katie Grimes of Sandpipers of Nevada closed out the meet with a 14 second time drop in her 1650 free, touching the wall in 1st place at 16:05.03.
Going into this meet, 15-year-old Bella Sims’ best 500 time ranked her outside the top 100 all-time fastest 15-16 year-olds. Her 4:38.21 now ranks her 10th.
Sandpipers’ Katie Grimes dropped 5 seconds in her 400 yard IM today, nearing Katie Hoff’s 13-14 National Age Group record of 4:08.44 which she set in 2004.
Paige Kuwata (14), Katie Grimes (13), Audrey Yu (14), and Arabella Sims (14) took a five-second bite out of the 4×200 free relay NAG record on Friday.
They took down an impressive relay record, one held by Nashville Aquatic Club since 2016 which featured Alex and Gretchen Walsh.
The quartet from the Sandpipers of Nevada took down the girls’ 13-14 LCM 200 free relay NAG during the finals of the 2019 NCSA Summer Junior Nationals.
Palo Verde won girls and boys titles in Nevada’s 2019 class 4A state meet, with Chloe Freeman winning two individual titles for the girls and Tyler Edlefsen two for the boys.