The Ripon High girls roared to a first-place finish and the Sierra boys finished second in the Ervin Zador Invitational on Saturday at Ripon High’s Ervin Zador Aquatic Center.
The point total for the Indians was 198, nearly doubling second-place Bear Creek (115). Ripon won every event but one and this was the third consecutive year Indians have won the championship.
The Ripon girls won the 200-yard medley relay (2:00.28), the 200 free relay (1:48.43) and 400 relay (3:58.72) as well as finishing second in the 200 medley relay with the B team (2:02.60). All the Ripon relay teams had Sac-Joaquin Section qualifying times.
Ripon’s Hannah Sweet won the 200 free (2:04.79), the 200 individual medley (2:16.69 section qualifying) and the 500 free (5:21.65 section qualifying). The Indians went 1-2-3 in the 50 free with Elizabeth Wenner (25.96 section qualifying), Maddie Hawes (26.91) and Kyra Foley (27.01). Other first-place finishers for Ripon were Wenner in the 100 back (1:03.26 section qualifying) and Kyra Foley in the 100 breast (1:13.10 section qualifying).
Chloe Winter was second in the 100 fly for the Indians (1:06.27 section qualifying) as were Mallory Brubaker in the 500 free (5:30.15, section qualifying) and Amber Scheid in the 100 breast (1:16.85 section qualifying). Scheid was third in the 200 IM (2:34.72) as was teammate Andria Martin in the 100 back (1:06.82, section qualifying). Manteca’s Alyssa Trejo finished third in the 100 fly (1:08.31) and 500 free (5:56.41 section qualifying).
In boys competition, Sierra won the 200 free relay (1:32.64 section qualifying) and was second in the 200 medley relay (1:43.30, section qualifying) and Manteca was third in the 200 free relay (1:40.52).
Sierra’s Scott Tolman won the 200 IM (1:56.10, section qualifying) and 100 breast (58.13 section qualifying) while Johnny Buonauro won the 500 free for the Timberwolves (5:29.43) and was second in the 200 free (2:00.10). Also for the Timberwolves David Tolman was second in the 50 free (24.21 section qualifying) with Trevor Fast finishing second in the 100 fly (53.64 section qualifying) and third in the 100 back (1:01.42).
Ripon’s Ty Wells was first in the 100 fly (53.05 section qualifying) and third in the 100 breast (1:00.87 section qualifying). Kole Gonzales was second in the 100 free for the Indians (50.11