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:
Boys: Rory Begin, junior (1:51.03)
Girls: Abby Schechter, sophomore (2:32.12), Audrey Franco-Hill, junior (2:37.36)
Boys: Matthew St. Claire, sophomore (2:19.51)
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)
Girls: G. Garcia, (1:06.14); Franco-Hill (1:13.26)
Boys: Levi McKay, freshman (1:07.91); AJ Duncan, junior (1:08.10)
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)
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
Girls: G. Garcia (1:06.83)
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.