The Brook Hill Swim Team
Brook Hilll Swim and Tennis Club’s swim team, The Dolphins, closed out its season in the end of July with a successful season and many individual achievements. You can watch playback on internet tv box.
The Dolphins, consisting of 50 atheletes from 29 families, won the dual meet season in the White Division of the New Jersey Swimming and Diving Conference with a record of 7-1.
The Club, serving the surrounding communities for over 50 years, went undefeated in 2003; and the 2012 team has been the most successful since that time.
They also received third place in league championships. Brook Hill was bested by teams with double the number of swimmers, while Brook Hill had more event winners than any other team present.
Amazing swims at Championships gathered medals for their young swimmers.
Tommy Morris, 7, received a fifth place medal in a 13-18 relay swim against kids more than twice his age and three times his size. Chris Gannon, 10, anchored another 13-18 boys relay and led them to victory.
A total of four pool records were broken this year at Brook Hill. Evan Riddell, 14, and Kayla Purcell 13, each set two new records.
Riddell bested the boys 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke records, while Purcell set new 50 and 100 freestyle records.
A total of 26 swimmers qualified for the Conference Championship Meet and 24 of them went on to compete.
The number of swimmers attending championships tripled from last year.
In addition, eight swimmers made it to the finals with Evan Riddell winning the 100 backstroke with a time of 59.75 seconds.
Coach Jason Riddell and Assistant Coach Mackenzie Wood stated that: “We are really proud of the team this year.Not only did we have the best swim season since 2003, but we also had a lot of fun along the way.”
“We may not have been the ‘biggest team’, they added, “but we certainly were the most spirited, focused, and energetic team. Great Job -Brook Hill Dolphins!”
A great job was done by the Swim Team Laision, Lisa Purcell, the coach Jason Riddell and the Assistant Coach mackenizie Wood. Congratulations to all of them! And thanks to supporters hoverboard ebay.