On Dec. 15, the Livermore Fusion '02 Maroon boys ended their final fall league game with a victory and completed league play with a perfect 10-0 record. The Fusion also clenched first place in the NorCal U11 Gold division. Throughout the breakout season, the Fusion also won three tournaments finals.
Pleasanton Seahawks Junior Olympic Meet
Dec. 6-8, 2013
Junior Group: Nicole Stiles high point award for girls 10U; Lexi Barrera had five best times; Lizzie Balicanta recorded a best time in the 50 breaststroke; Kyra Black had best times in the 100 backstroke, and the 50 and 100 freestyle; Farrah Brown was a key contributor in multiple relays and also swam a strong 50 backstroke; Olivia Kim reached the finals in the 50 butterfly, and also had five new best times; Jaewoo Kim reached the finals in four events; Kaela Lee swam well in the 50 freestyle and the 200 freestyle relay; Aaron Lin had a best time in the 100 breaststroke; Stephanie Shao had a best time in the 200 butterfly; Andrew Wang swam to four new best times; Nick Wonosaputra reached the finals in the 200 breaststroke.
Intermediate 1: Ryan Fortani swam an excellent 100 backstroke and competed in both the boys 9U an 10U relays.
Winter National Championship
Seven of the Pleasanton Seahawks' swimmers competed at the Winter National Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee on Dec. 5-7, 2013.
Boys: Maxime Rooney -- 20th. 200 freestyle, 20th. 500 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 butterfly; Nick Silverthorn -- 18th. 200 breaststroke, 200 I.M., 100 breaststroke, 200 freestyle
Girls: Iris Brand -- 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle; Erika Brown -- 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke; Moriah Simonds -- 8th. 1650 freestyle, 11th. 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle. Note: Simonds broke the Pacific Swimming Record in the 1650 freestyle.
(PLS records and results only)
Calvin Chui -- 1650 new PRT, 400 I.M. new PRT;
Miranda Heckman -- 100 I.M. new PRT;
Nawoo Kim -- 1000 FR new JO, 100 BR new PRT;
Lleyton Plattel -- 50 FR new FW, 100 butterfly new FW, 200 butterfly new PRT;
Nicholas Skinner -- 50 freestyle new FW, 100 FR new FW, 50 BK new PRT, 200 BK new PRT, 200 .I.M new FW;
Ben Sproul -- 200 BK new FW.