YMCA Riptide Performs Well at Regional Meet

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

GabeLesterROCKY MOUNT – Riptide Swim team competed at the YMCA USA swim meet at Lynchburg YMCA this past weekend.

Over half of all the events that Riptide swimmers participated in saw major time improvements from previous meets. The hard work and
dedication that coaches and swimmers are putting into the program continually show through meet results.

There were five regional swim meet qualifying times made this weekend; The 200 yard freestyle, 50 yard butterfly, and 100 yard breaststroke by 12 year old Mallorie Teer and the 100 yard freestyle and 100 yard breaststroke made by 11 year old Gabe Lester.

Regional swim meet is an end year competition between all the YMCA’s in the Region Including YMCA’s from Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina and in which swimmers must make qualifying times set forth by the regional committee to attend.

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