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Garces swim open season with solid times on Friday

The Garces Memorial swim team hosted Taft Union High School on Friday in the first official meet of the Spring 2021 season at the Salvucci Aquatics Center.

More than a dozen of Garces swimmers notched consideration times for Valley on Friday in the dual meet against the Wildcats and one automatic cut by the girls 400 freestyle relay.

Senior Isabella Garcia and her sophomore sister Gianna Garcia, along with juniors Mary King and Logan Wimbish swam in a time of 3 minutes, 58.40 seconds.

The swim team will be back in action at home on Wednesday against Tulare Western with diving competition beginning at 2:30 p.m. and swimming beginning at 3 p.m.

Consideration times for Garces on Friday:

200 free

Boys: Rory Begin, junior (1:51.03)

200 IM

Girls: Abby Schechter, sophomore (2:32.12), Audrey Franco-Hill, junior (2:37.36)

Boys: Matthew St. Claire, sophomore (2:19.51)

50 free

Girls: Wimbish, (27.11); I. Garcia, senior (27.19); Stella Holland, freshman (30.33)

Boys: George Rice, senior (24.82); Brenden Negre, freshman (26.14); Alvaro Mercado, sophomore (26.78); Johnny Mendiburu, freshman (27.12)

100 fly

Girls: G. Garcia, (1:06.14); Franco-Hill (1:13.26)

Boys: Levi McKay, freshman (1:07.91); AJ Duncan, junior (1:08.10)

100 free

Girls: King, (58.88); Isabella Negre, junior (1:03.52)

Boys: Adam Gregory, junior (55:14); Austin Galanski, senior (56.84); Peter Gonzalez, sophomore (57.09)

500 free

Girls: I. Garcia (5;31.84); Wimbish (5:33.64)

Boys: Begin (5:08.62); Rice (5:25.64)

200 free relay 

Girls: (Schechter, King, Bridgette Berry, Franco-Hill) 1:54.19

Boys: (Begin, Rice, Gregory, Galanski) 1:40.08

100 back

Girls: G. Garcia (1:06.83)

100 breast

Girls: Schechter (1:20.04); Evie McCarthy, sophomore (1:24.74)

Boys: St. Claire (1:10.62); Israel Blaauw, freshman (1:14.21)

400 free relay

Boys: (Begin, Rice, Gregory, St. Claire) 3:40.12.

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