First Colony Swim Team had great racing at TAGS
Congratulations to the 23 swimmers who competed at the Texas Age Group Swimming state meet (TAGS) in The Woodlands on March 9th-12th. The meet was fast and FCST swimmers stepped up to the challenge and had some great racing over the four day meet.
Congratulations to Chris Yeager for achieving his first USA Swimming Sectional time by swimming to a 9th place finish in the 13-14 1000 Free with a time of 9:56.07. Chris’ 1000 Free, as well as his 1650 Free which he placed 8th overall were new USA Swimming AAAA times. In addition, Chris placed 16th in the 500 Free and had 100% best times at the meet.
Teammate Bryanna Vasquez finished in the Top 8 in three of her events and contributed greatly to the team with her finishes in the 11-12 Girls 200 Free (3rd), 100 Free (6th), 50 Free (8th), and 200 IM (15th). Bryanna’s swims in the 50 Free & 100 Free were new USA Swimming AAAA times with a 25.82 & 55.02 respectively. Several other swimmers also contributed to Top 16 finishes. Congratulations to Brittany Bui, Claire Donovan, Peyton Quattlebaum, and Arthur Yuen.
Rounding out their top finishes of the meet were the FCST relays. Congratulations to the 11-12 Girls Relays as they finished in the Top 8 in all four relays! Leading the way was the 200 Free Relay of Claire, Payton, Peyton, & Bryanna which finished 3rd. Taking 4th place was the 400 Free Relay (Payton, Peyton, Claire, Bryanna), and two 5th place finishes in the 200/400 Medley Relay (Bryanna, Payton, Brittany, Claire).
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