First Colony Swim Team sent 31 swimmers to the Texas Age Group Swimming Championships (TAGS) in Austin on July 20th-24th to race the fastest 14 & Under swimmers in the state. The team walked away with numerous best times, team records, and new Sectional meet qualifiers!
Chris Yeager had a breakthrough meet and broke the FCST 11-12 Boys 200 Back record with a time of 2:31.34. Chris dropped ten seconds in this event to place 6th overall. Additionally, Chris placed 4th in the 400 Free, and 7th in the 100 Back for his age group.
FCST added a new Sectional qualifer when Charlie Wort swam away with his first Sectional times in the 100 Back with a time of 1:03.41 and the 200 Back with a time of 2:19.83. Charlie finished the meet with a 3rd place finish in the 100 Back, and an 8th place finish in the 200 Back for his age group.
In addition to Chris and Charlie, five other FCST swimmers finished in the Top 8. Congratultions to Kile Carriger (11-12 Girls, 4th: 200 Breast, 6th: 50 Breast, 100 Breast), Ashley Harmon (11-12 Girls, 7th: 200 Fly), Jesse Hu (11-12 Boys, 5th: 100 Breast, 6th: 200 Breast), Asia Quentin (13-14 Girls, 1st: 200 Fly, 3rd: 100 Fly, 5th: 1500 Free, 8th: 400 Free), and Bryanna Vasquez (11-12 Girls, 6th: 200 Free, 7th: 400 Free, 8th: 100 Free).
FCST record breaking swims continued when the 11-12 Boys broke the FCST record in the 400 Medley Relay with a time of 4:54.40. The relay of Chris Yeager, Jesse Hu, Colin Crow, and Carlos Monteagudo placed 7th overall for the 11-12 boys.
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