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Three new records set in final MVSL regular-season meet
Jacqueline Davis and the rest of the Manteca Dolphins Swim Team prepare for this weekend’s Mid-Valley Swim League Championships during practice at Sierra High Monday. - photo by JONAMAR JACINTO/The Bulletin
TRACY — The Manteca Dolphins appear to be peaking at just the right time.

Three more program records were set Saturday in their final Mid-Valley Swim League regular-season meet against the Tracy Tritons at West High.

The Tritons won handily, 1,145.5 - 544.5, but the Dolphins (3-3) had several notable performances after six team records were broken the week before during their last home meet against the Ripon Sea Lions and Ceres Dolphins at Sierra High.

The season wraps up with the MVSL Championships Saturday and Sunday at Pittman High in Turlock.

Maverick, Lin and Darrel Yamamura were two of six Dolphins to amass 21 points via three first-place finishes in individual events Saturday.

Lin improved his own program record in the 9-10-year-old boys division 50-yard backstroke, winning in 36.50 seconds. He also won the 100 and 50 freestyle events.

Yamamura also bested his own team-record mark in the 11-12 boys 50 breast stroke. He broke the 36-second barrier for the first time and clocked in at 35.88. His old record stood at 36.14. Yamamura also bested personal records in the 100 individual medley and 50 freestyle.

Ashlea Green surpassed the Dolphins’ 5-year-old record in the 9-10 girls 50 backstroke in 35.72. She also won the 100 IM and was third in the 50 free to finish with 18 points.

Manteca had five others chip in with victories in multiple events, and fourof them reached the 21-point maximum.

Amanda Christensen (13-14 girls) won the 100 free, 50 butterfly and 50 backstroke. Emily Doran (15-16 girls) recorded first-place finishes in the 100 IM, 50 backstroke and 50 freestyle. Giovanni Padilla (7-8 boys) was the victor in the 50 free, 25 butterfly and 25 freestyle. Ty Wells (9-10 boys) claimed the 100 IM, 50 butterfly and 50 breast stroke.

Donovan Armstrong (6-under boys), Marissa Machado (13-14 girls) and Chris Wells (15-16 boys) each won one event and posted two seconds for 17 points.

Jacqueline Davis (9-10 girls) and Matthew Trejo (7-8 boys) contributed 16 points apiece. Davis won the 50 butterfly and 50 breast stroke, while Trejo took first in the 25 backstroke.

Victoria Ramos (15-16 girls) placed first in the 50 breast stroke en route to earning 13 points for the team. Vanessa Flores (11-12 girls) also scored 13, and Connor McKee (11-12 boys) finished with 14.

— Jonamar Jacinto