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Sectionals @ TWST, July 31 - August 4, 2012

posted Aug 12, 2012, 10:43 AM by DCST Webmaster   [ updated Aug 13, 2012, 5:54 PM ]

The Long Course Sectional championships were held at the CISD natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas on July 31st-August 4th.

Representing Dad’s Club-  Jason Bo, Briana Burns, Alexandra Buscher, Hannah Cooper,  Rob Gahn, Caleigh Geiser, Michael Miller, Andrea Moreno, Julia O’loughlin, Emma Partridge, Kyle Rathgeb, Tara Virginillo, Danielle Yoon.

Meet finalist include- Jason Bo 200, 100 fly and 200IM, Briana Burns 100 breast , Tara Virginillo 200 breast, Alexandra Buscher 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 free and 100, 200 fly, Michael Miller 100, 200 fly, 400 IM and 400 free, Andrea Moreno 400 free and Danielle Yoon 200 breast, 200 and 400 IM.

There were many outstanding swims during the meet. Some of the highlights include Jason Bo’s 200 IM in which he dropped over a second and achieved his NCSA junior national cut. Andrea Moreno finished up the meet with an impressive swim in the 400 freestyle. Moreno dropped 5 seconds from her lifetime best and lowered her time again in the finals. Michael Miller had a personal best in the 100 fly which sets him up well leading up to Junior Nationals later this month. Alexanda Buscher had a break out meet. Buscher achieved her Summer Junior Nationals cuts in the 100, 200 and 400 free.  Her time in the 400 was a new 13-14 team record. Both 100 and 200 times posted by Buscher are 13-14 and open team records. Her time of 2:04.48 in the 200 free is also a national winter time standard. Buscher will be joining Michael Miller at Junior Nationals in Indianapolis.