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Ripon Sea Lion cleans house at Meet of Champions
Members of the Manteca Dolphins youth swimming team all pose for the camera at the Roseville Aquatic Center last Saturday at the Meet of Champions - photo by Photo Contributed

Matthew Trejo of the Ripon Sea Lions youth swimming squad put together a Michael Phelps-type performance during Saturday’s Meet of Champions at the Roseville Aquatic Complex.

Trejo took home six gold medals for the boys 9-10 year old division, winning the 100-yard Individual Medley (1-minute, 8.44-seconds), 25-yard freestyle (12.50), 25-yard backstroke (15.95), 50-yard freestyle (27.00), 25-yard breaststroke (15.99) and 25-yard butterfly (13.46).

Trejo broke meet records in five of those six events, not including the 25 back.

Members of the Manteca Dolphins put together solid performances as well.

Scott Tolman finished second in the boys 13-14 year old division’s 100 IM (57.66) and 50 free (23.11) after qualifying first both at the preliminaries. Tolman went on to take fifth in the 50 back (28.07), first in the 100 free (50.07), first in the 50 breast (28.22) and third in the 50 fly (25.42).

Tolman’s 28.22 in the 50 breast broke the meet record of 29.56 set in 2006.

Manteca’s Hayden Beier took sixth in the boys 7-8 year old division in the 25 free (15.57), second in the 25 back (18.89), fifth in the 50 free (34.67), and 12th in the 25 breast (22.93).

Johnny Buonauro (13-14) of the Dolphins took eighth in the 50 free (25.14), 10th in the 50 back (29.61) and 12th in the 100 free (23.75).

Manteca’s Zachary Thomas (15-18) finished 12th in the 50 free (23.75).

The Dolphins’ boys 11-12 year old 200-yard medley relay team (Garrett Kmiec, David Tolman, Erick Enriquez and Giovanni Padilla) finished seventh (2:18.56). The Dolphins’ freestyle relay team or Kmiec, Enriquez, Padilla and Nikolas Brink took seventh as well with a 1:59.26.

The Dolphins’ boys 13-14 year old 200 free relay team of S. Tolman, Trevor Allen, Buonauro and Jimmy Burke took second (1:38.94), respectively. Scott Tolman, Allen, Buonauro and Jacob Evans took second in the 200 medley relay with a 1:51.23.

The Dolphins’ girls 7-8 year old 100 medley relay team (Kennedy Brubaker, Ellie Burke, Delaney Brubaker and Ashlynn See) finished third (1:16.49). That same squad took sixth in the 100 free relay (1:11.09).

See also had a standout performance individually.

She finished up sixth in the 25 free (15.40), eighth in the 25 back (19.90) and sixth in the 50 free (33.86). See’s strongest showing was a second-place finish in the 25 breast (21.52), followed by fifth in the 25 fly with a 17.03.

Delaney Brubaker took 12th in the 50 free (36.67) and 14th in the 25 fly (18.06), while E. Burke was 12th in the 25 breast (22.46) for that same 7-8 girls division. Meghan Tolman finished eighth in the girls 9-10 breast (17.81), while Nancy Enriquez placed 14th in the girls 13-14 50 fly (29.86).

Manteca’s Kelly Ball took ninth in the girls 11-12 50 fly (30.53).

Mallory Brubaker (11-12) took sixth for the Dolphins in the 100 IM (1:11.37). She also rounded out the top 15 for the final heat in 28.78 in the 50 free. She also took third in the 100 free (59.95) and finished 10th in the 50 fly (30.80).

Ripon’s Elizabeth Warner (11-12) took seventh in the 50 back with a 32.38. Andria Martin of the Sea Lions finished ninth in the 13-14 year old 50 back (31.26).

Ripon’s Natalie Randolph took 12th in the 15-18 girls 100 back in 1:11.24. Reese Hansen finished in third for the Sea Lions in the girls 7-8 division for the 25 breast (21.58).