Dolphins post qualifying times in opening meet
KINGMAN - The Kingman Dolphins had three swimmers set new team records last weekend in Flagstaff while also posting qualifying times for regional meets in July.
Jacob Miyauchi and Maddie Houltram set new records in the 800-meter freestyle while Marco Narvarte set records in the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 100 backstroke.
"It was an awesome start to the long course season after only being in the long course pool since May 29," Dolphins competitive head coach Teri Rose said.
Besides the records, Miyauchi posted qualifying times in the 800 and 400 freestyle for regional meets the Dolphins will be hosting the first week of July. Houltram also qualified for state in the 50 freestyle and 50 butterfly as well as the regionals for the 100, 200, 400, and 800 freestyle along with the 200 backstroke, 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley.
Narvarte qualified for the state 50 butterfly and 400 freestyle along with regionals in the 50, 100, and 800 freestyle and 50 and 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley.
Other Dolphins swimmers posting qualifying marks included:
Patrick Webb, who qualified for state in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley;
Jeremy Coffey qualified in state for the 50 butterfly and qualified in regionals in the 50, 200, and 400 freestyle, 100 and 200 backstroke and the 200 and 400 individual medley.
Other regional qualifiers included:
Max Rose in the 50 and 100 freestyle and 200 individual medley;
Giancarlo Narvarte in the 50 and 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke;
Nic Depner in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle, 50 and 100 butterfly and 50 and 100 breaststroke and 50 backstroke;
Diego Narvarte, 50, 100, and 200 freestyle and 50 and 100 butterfly, 50 and 100 breaststroke, 50 and 100 backstroke and the 200 individual medley;
Sofia Depner in the 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley;
Victoria Depner in the 100, 200, 400 and 800 freestyle, 100 and 200 breaststroke;
Mary Norton in the 50 backstroke and 100 butterfly;
Michelle Millhouse in the 50 freestyle.
Rose will take her group of Dolphins to Glendale for a meet hosted by the Arizona Swimming Gauchos at Glendale Community College this weekend where they expect to qualify more swimmers for the regional and state meets. The Dolphins recreation swimmers will compete in a meet in Needles, Calif., this weekend.
The Dolphins are still accepting new swimmers. Anyone interested in joining can log onto the Dolphins website at Kingmandolphins.org.