Imperial Sea Lions Nudge El Centro Out of Victory

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Imperial Sea Lion swimmers compete during their meet against the El Centro Sunsations on Tuesday evening.
Imperial Sea Lion swimmers compete during their meet against the El Centro Sunsations on Tuesday evening.

EL CENTRO — The El Centro Sunsations Swim Team hosted the Imperial Sea Lions in a dual meet at the Central Union High School pool Tuesday evening.

Boys and girls, ages six to 18, competed for their team hoping for victory.

Through 12 events, the Imperial Sea Lions totaled a combined team score of 236, while the El Centro Sunsations held a score of 231. The Imperial women’s team totaled 135 points and the El Centro women’s team totaled 109 points. The Imperial men’s team earned 101 points, while the El Centro men totaled 122.

Some notable final times include Isabella M. Esparza, with a time of 29.53 for the girls ages 7 to 8 butterfly, Ethan Gonzalez, with a time of 27.27 for the boys 7 to 8 buttefly, Michael B. Post, with a time of 1:04.65 for the boys 9 to 10 butterfly, Brady L. Mead, with a time of 53.03 for the boys 11 to 12 butterfly.

For events 13 to 24, the Sunsations had a combined team score of 405, while the Sea Lions held a combined team score of 393. The El Centro Sunsations women’s team totaled 208 points and the Imperial Sea Lions totaled 213 points for events 13 to 24. The Imperial Sea Lions men’s team totaled 180 points and the El Centro Sunsations totaled 197 for events 13 to 24.

Notable final times for events 13 to 24 include Raul Grado, with a time of 36.49 for the boys 6 and under backstroke, Anne Marie Kosciusko, with a time of 52.40 for the girls 9 to 10 backstroke, Amanda Cantwell, with a time of 45.09 for the girls 15 to 18 backstroke.

For events 25 to 36, the Sunsations had a combined team score of 548, while the Sea Lions held a combined team score of 583. The El Centro Sunsations women’s team totaled 289 points and the Imperial Sea Lions totaled 314 points for events 25 to 36. The Imperial Sea Lions men’s team totaled 269 points and the El Centro Sunsations totaled 259 for events 25 to 36.

Notable final times for events 25 to 36 include Haleigh Townsel, with a time of 59.37 for the girls’ 11 to 12 backstroke and Jose Luis Ramirez, with a time of 52.72 for the boys’ 13 to 14 backstroke.

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