Swimming: Young competitors win big for Jaguars
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Kimball High’s swim team showed that its young swimmers can win big as the team won nearly every event in a nonleague dual meet at home Friday against Pacheco High of Los Banos.

Kimball’s varsity boys took first in each of the 11 individual events and outscored Pacheco 123-45.

Top performers for the Kimball boys included freshman twin brothers Nicholas and Nathaniel Sichau. Nicholas Sichau won the 200-yard freestyle (1 minute, 58.7 seconds) and 100 butterfly (1:01.3), and Nathaniel Sichau won the 100 freestyle (56.43) and 500 freestyle (5:55.3). Kimball senior Daniel Russell Cheung won the 50 freestyle (24.31) and 100 backstroke (1:00.6).

The Kimball varsity girls also beat Pacheco 123-45, taking first in nine of the 11 events. Top swimmers were freshmen Sasha Betts and Kamryn Lucero. Betts won the 50 freestyle (26.44) and 500 freestyle (5:47.1), and Lucero won the 100 freestyle (57.22) and 100 backstroke (1:08.1).

Kimball vs. Pacheco

Kimball High’s first-place winners, including Sac-Joaquin Section qualifying times (SJS) or JV qualifying times (SJS-JV)

Varsity boys: Kimball 134, Pacheco 36

200 medley relay — Nathaniel Sichau, Daniel Russell Cheung, Seth Suzuki, Nicholas Sichau, 1:49.0 (SJS).

200 free — Nicholas Sichau, 1:58.7 (SJS-JV).

200 IM — Seth Suzuki, 2:15.3.

50 free — Daniel Russell Cheung, 24.31.

100 fly — Nicholas Sichau, 1:01.3.

100 free — Nathaniel Sichau, 56.43.

500 free — Nathaniel Sichau, 5:55.3.

200 free relay — Esteban Perez Del Rio, Sam Sosa, Joseph Grande, Joseph Vasquez, 1:53.4.

100 back — Daniel Russell Cheung, 1:00.6.

100 breast — Justin Riccobono, 1:20.0.

400 free relay — Nathaniel Sichau, Nicholas Sichau, Seth Suzuki, Daniel Russell Cheung, 3:38.3 (SJS).

Varsity girls: Kimball 123, Pacheco 45

200 free — Tori Gomez, 2:22.8.

200 IM — Scarlett Green, 2:28.2.

50 free — Sasha Betts, 26.44 (SJS-JV).

100 fly — Gaby Perez, 1:08.0 (SJS-JV).

100 free — Kamryn Lucero, 57.22 (SJS).

500 free — Sasha Betts, 5:47.1 (SJS-JV).

200 free relay — Kamryn Lucero, Gaby Perez, Scarlett Green, Sasha Betts, 1:49.1 (SJS).

100 back — Kamryn Lucero, 1:08.1 (SJS-JV).

400 free relay — Scarlett Green, Gaby Perez, Sasha Betts, Kamryn Lucero, 4:02.5 (SJS).

Freshman-sophomore girls: Kimball 72, Pacheco 52

200 medley relay — Jessica Byng, Cassie Sahim, Karishma Johnson, Lauren Dale, 2:55.9.

100 IM — Karishma Johnson, 1:38.0.

50 fly — Karishma Johnson, 42.78.

50 breast — Cassie Sahim, 44.75.

400 free relay — Karishma Johnson, Lauren Dale, Jocelyn Amaya, Cassie Sahim, 5:59.7.

Contact Bob Brownne at 830-4227 or brownne@tracypress.com.

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