Outstanding end of season for FHS Swim Team
FHS Swim Team
FHS Swim Team

FHS Swim Team competed in the Frontier League Swim prelims and finals on May 6th and May 8th at Villanova Prep. Varsity Boys placed 3rd at the Championships in a best ever finish. Varsity girls were fifth and JV girls placed forth.

Aimee Orozco had an outstanding meet. She was Frontier League champion in the 100 yd. freestyle for the third year in a row. Her time (58.19) is a new team record and was a CIF automatic time which earns her the opportunity to complete in the Div. IV CIF Swimming Championships in Long Beach on Tuesday, May 12. Aimee was second in the 50 yd. freestyle (26.85 – CIF consideration time) with another new team record.

Other outstanding swims by Varsity Girls include: Megan Louth - 100 yd. butterfly (6th); Jazzmin Galvez – 50 yd. freestyle (10th) & 100 yd. Freestyle (6th); Julianne Sandoval – 100 yd. freestyle (10th) & 100 yd. breaststroke (10th); Natalie Garnica – 100 yd. breaststroke (8th); Andie McDonnell – new school record in the 100 yd. backstroke (8th) of 1:13.77 & 200 yd. freestyle (7th).

The varsity boys team had solid performances by: Kelly Bullard – 200 yd. freestyle (7th); Esteban Casas – 200 yd. freestyle (6th) & 100 yd. butterfly (6th); Hans Bergkamp – 50 yd. freestyle (11th) & 100 yd. freestyle (11th); Shane Ragatz – 50 yd. freestyle (7th) & 100 yd. breaststroke (4th); Ryder Bush – 100 yd. butterfly (5th) & 100 yd. backstroke (5th); Steven Garner – 100 breaststroke (5th).

JV Girls did well against very strong teams from Villanova, Nordhoff & Santa Clara. Carina Sandford was a double finalist – 100 yd. individual medley (5th) and 50 yd. butterfly (3rd); Yvonne Lomeli – 50 yd. butterfly (2nd); Susan Bolanos – 50 yd. freestyle (6th); Samantha Mchammel participated in both relays and Samantha Wu was a relay alternate.

Six out of seven FHS swim team relays came away with season best times.