Photo submitted by Jason Smith
Blue Dolphins Bring Home Honors
Pictured left to right: Mason Booker, Tucker Kull, Sofia Nuzzo and Kaiden Smith.
The Sullivan Blue Dolphins kicked off the short course season October 17 at the Olympia swim meet in Stanford.
They had 13 swimmers out of 30 place in the top six and brought home trophies and medals. In the eight & under division for the boys Tucker Kull placed fourth, Kaiden Smith fifth and Mason Booker sixth. Sofia Nuzzo took second place for the girl’s in the 9-10 age group. In the open division 13 and over Brynna Sentel and McKenna Kull tied for second, Anna Wooters took third, Natalie Drury placed fifth and Allison Oligschlaeger sixth. For the boys open division Tyler Homann placed first, Charlie Goss second and Brodie Goss third place. Gabrielle Spain placed fourth in the 11-12 division.
The 13-14 age group relay team of Natalie Drury, Anna Wooters, Allison Oligschlaeger and McKenna Kull broke two pool records.
First record to fall was the 200 freestyle relay held since 1991 with a time of 1:48.50, the 13-14 girls broke it with a time of 1:46.68. The second record broken was from 1997 for the 200 medley relay with a new time of 1:59.69; the old record was 2:01.38. Head coach Jason Drury said he couldn’t ask for a better start to the season.