From the Davis Enterprise: https://www.davisenterprise.com/sports/darts-dominate-back-to-back-events/
The Davis Aquadarts won the Sierra Nevada Junior Olympics in Folsom. Fifty Darts competed in the event that had more than 450 swimmers — representing 25 teams from Northern California.
Davis posted a 1,245.5 for first place, followed by Sierra Marlins (970) and the Wolverines (866).
The Darts capitalized on strength of numbers and individual achievements. Davis won nine relays, and 34 Darts placed in the finals.
Finalists are as follows…
U8 — Ethan Chan, Hadley Foster, Konrad Wisniewski. U10 — Taylor Adams, Katie Below, Isaac Carsel, Abby Cenizal, Will Cutler, Drew Erickson, Maisie France, Shurui Li, Maddie Moffitt, Harvey Uyeyama, Avery Wolk. 11-12 — Ella Ackerman, Ava Bautista, Adelia Biello, Dylan Bonilla, Ella Ching, Kyla Cutler, Barrett Dimidik, Blake Fuchslin, Applejean Gwinn, Leila Meraz, Yurika Sakai, Tyler Vong, Ethan Wells, Kevin Wong. 13-14 — Justice Baoerjin, Maddie MacMahon, Amy Schroeder, Martin Uriarte, Valarie Vong, Andrew Wong.
* Carsel was the high point winner for 9-10 boys. He won six of his events and placed second in his seventh event. His wins were in 50 free (28.38), 50 back (32.52), 50 breast (35.21), 100 breast (1:17.69), 50 fly (30.97) and 100 IM (1:10.75).
* Tyler Vong was second place in high point for 11-12 boys. He won four races: 50 breast (32.24), 100 breast (1:09.55), 200 breast (2:30.54) and 100 IM (1:03.55). He placed second in the 400 IM and 200 IM and fifth in the 50 free.
* Gwinn was third in the 11-12 girls high point. She won three events: 50 fly (27.26), 100 IM (1:02.30) and 200 IM (2:11.09). She placed second in the 400 IM, 200 breast, 200 fly and 100 Fly.
Relays teams in first place…
200 Medley Relay: U10 girls — Moffitt, Below, Cenizal, Wolk; U10 boys — Erickson, Carsel, Will Cutler, Daniel Tokariev; 11-12 girls — Gwinn, Sakai, Bautista, Kyla Cutler; 11-12 boys — Ethan Wells, Tyler Vong, Bonilla, Nathan Cheung.
200 Free Relay: 11-12 girls — Gwinn, Bautista, Sakai, Ching; 11-12 boys — Erickson, Tyler Vong, Cheung, Wells; 13-14 girls — MacMahon, Val Vong, Maddy Ching, Palacios.
400 Free Relay: 11-12 boys — Fuchslin, Cheung, Tyler Vong, Wells.
400 Medley Relay: 11-12 girls — Gwinn, Sakai, Bautista, Kyla Cutler.
Other swimmers qualifying for and competing at JO’s include: Alan Adams, Gwennie Alldritt, Noah Baoerjin, Anna Chan, Brooklin Cienfuegos, Lily Coelho, Forte Dimidik, J.T. Doughty, Jenna Elms, Elena Facciotti, Luke Ferrick, Anastasia Flamik, Brennan Fuchslin, Jackson Harris, Sam Harris, Bella Johnson, Shurui Li, Shuxin Li, Natalie Neal, Ava Portello, Oliver Rich, Russell Richardson, Celest Santoyo, Kate Schroeder, Emily Shinstock, Makenzie Walsh, Michael Wang and Wenqi Yang.
The Davis Aquadart swimmers brought home the championship banner from the Southwest Age Group Regional Championships in Roseville this past weekend. There were more than 40 teams and about 600 swimmers from all around the southwestern states.
It was a close battle the first three days, but Davis pulled away on the final day to finish with a score of 1,150.5, well ahead of second-place Clovis (976) and third-place Rio Salido of Ariz. (931.5)
Individually, 30 Darts qualified for finals by placing in the top 10 in trials, including 9- to 10-year old boys Drew Erickson; 11yo girls Ella Ackerman and Adelia Biello; 12yo girls Ava Bautista, Kyla Cutler, Applejean Gwinn, Lucie Lapuz, Leila Meraz and Yurika Sakai; 11yo boys Tyler Vong; 12yo boys Dylan Bonilla, Blake Fuchslin, Evan Marczak and Kevin Wong; 13yo girls Sara Kos, Gracie Mering, Maddie MacMahon, Kayla Passantino and Catalina Taylor; 14yo girls Sarah Bennetts, Maddy Chin, Julia Miles, Audrey Portello, Charlotte Rosendale and Val Vong; 13yo boys Brennan Fuchslin; and 14yo boys Justice Baoerjin, Jackson Harris, Martin Uriarte and Andrew Wong.
Top individual highlights…
* Tyler Vong won 6 of 7 races and placed second in one. He broke five meet records for the 11-year old boys. He swept the three breaststroke events and broke meet records in all: 50(31.57), 100 (1:09.13) and 200 (2:27.68). He also swept the IM’s and broke the meet records in the 100 (1:02.74) and 200 IM (2:15.36).
* Biello swept the 11G IM races, winning the 100, 200 and 400 IM’s in times of 1:06.59, 2:22.02 and 4:57.38.
* Bautista won the 12G 100 fly in 59.88, and won the 50 fly in a meet-record time of 26.77.
* Gwinn won the 12G 400 IM in 4:44.13 and 100 back in 1:01.74.
* Marczak won the 12B 200 free in 2:00.85 and the 100 IM in 1:02.56.
* Maddy Ching won the 14G 100 fly and broke the meet record with a time of 56.57.
* Mering won the 13G 100 and 200 backstrokes with times of 59.23 and 2:07.11. The 200 back was a meet record.
* Kos won the 13G 200 breast in 2:26.35.
* Portello won the 14G 200 IM and set the meet record with a time of 2:06.80.
* Rosendale broke three meet records for the 14G: 100 breast (1:04.59), 50 free (23.59) and the 100 free (51.91).
The Darts won nine relays. The 13-14 girls won three relays and were second in one, and broke three meet records, while the 11-12 girls won three relays and broke one meet record. The under-10boys won both of their relays.
Relay results — 400 Medley: 13-14 girls 4:00.72 (meet record), Mering, Kos, Maddy Ching, Val Vong; 11-12 girls 4:15.37, Gwinn, Sakai, Portello, Kyla Cutler; 200 Free: 13-14 girls 1:39.95 (meet record), MacMahon, Sarah Bennetts, Maddy Ching, Val Vong; 11-12 girls 1:45.88, Bautista, Sakai, Lucie Lapuz, Kyla Cutler; U10 boys 2:02.92, Erickson, Isaac Carsel, Will Cutler, Dan Tokariev. 200 medley: 11-12 girls 1:56.34 (meet record), Meraz, Sakai, Bautista, Kyla Cutler; U10 boys 2:24.13, Tokariev, Erickson, Will Cutler, Carsel; 400 free: 13-14 girls 3:39.49 (meet record), Bennetts, Maddy Ching, Mering, Val Vong.