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Sea Lions sink 'Phins

Manteca’s Wells, Yamamura combine for 10 wins

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Sea Lions sink 'Phins

Ripon’s Rosie Vaughn put together an impressive win for the Marlins Saturday during the Mid-Valley Swim League tri-meet against Manteca and Turlock.

JAGADA CHAMBERS/The Bulletin


POSTED June 1, 2011 12:46 a.m.

Ty Wells and Darrel Yamamura each won three individual events and were part of two winning relays to lead the Manteca Dolphins in a three-team Mid-Valley Swim League meet at Ripon High Saturday.

The powerful Ripon Sea Lions won as a team, also beating the Turlock Marlins.

Wells ruled the 11-12 boys division, taking first in the 100-yard individual medley, 50 butterfly and 50 freestyle. He was also on the first-place 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays.

Yamamura matched that dominance in 13-14 boys, earning top honors in the 100 IM, 50 breaststroke and 50 free while leading the 200 medley and 200 free relays.

Delaney Brubaker, Mallory Brubaker and Matthew Trejo also claimed three individual events. Delaney was the top finisher in the 6-under girls 50 free, 25 fly and 25 free, while Trejo won the same events in 7-8 boys.

Mallory Brubaker, competing in the 9-10 girls division, won the 100 IM, 50 free and 100 free and led the winning 200 medley relay team.

Scott Tolman joined Wells on the 200 medley and 200 free relays while winning the 200 free and 50 breast individually. Lucas Romero won the 13-14 boys 100 free and 50 fly and was on the winning 200 medley and 200 free relays.

Other Dolphins contributing first-place points were Giovanni Padilla in the 9-10 boys 100 free, Vanessa Flores in the 11-12 girls 100 free, Julia Saling in the 13-14 girls 50 breast and Amanda Christensen in the 15-16 girls 50 back.

The Sea Lions had four swimmers win five events: Noah Esenwein (9-10 boys), Jalyn Vander Wal (11-12 girls), Rosie Vaughn (15-16 girls) and Corey Winter (15-16 boys).

EJ Lewis (6-under boys), Emma Lewis (13-14 girls) Chayanne Keenan (17-18 girls) and Matt Vasquez (17-18 boys) each won three individual races.

Other multi-event winners from Ripon were: Reese Hansen (6-under girls), Rylee Beidleman (7-8 girls), Sydney Vieira (7-8 girls), Haven Fasani (7-8 girls), Lizzie Taggar (9-10 girls), Janessa Inderbitzin (9-10 girls), Jacob Thompson (9-10 boys), Khiara Cardoza (11-12 girls), Josiah Scholten (15-16 boys), Madison Hardin (15-16 girls), Ben Jamison (17-18 boys) and Taylor Amadon (17-18 girls).

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