HAST Competes at MN SCY Senior State Swim Meet
The Hastings Area Swim Team competed at the Minnesota SCY Senior State on March 5-8.
The meet was held at the Jean K Freeman Aquatic Center at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
There 14 HAST swimmers competed, teaming up to set an astonishing 12 new HAST Team Records, and following new time: 2- Futures, 2 Speedo, and 1 Zone. The HAST team scored 260 points, finishing 6th place in class AA, and 16th place overall out of 48 teams entered.
Those swimmers that placed in the top 24 earned team points. HAST individuals scoring at state meet: Kendal Jenkins(15) 22nd 200 Back; Philip Jensen(16) 6th 200 Back, 8th 100 Back; Dylan Purrington(16) 6th 200 Brst, 15th 100 IM; Kiya Riley(17) 10th 200 brst, 20th 100 brst, 20th 200 IM.
HAST relays scoring at the state meet earned double points for the team.
; the relay team comprised of Philip Jensen, Dylan Purrington, Devin Schwartz, and Nathan LeMay placed 11th in the Senior Men 200 Medley Relay & 16th in the Senior Men 400 Medley Relay. The Senior Men 800 Free Relay consisting of Matt Glenna, Philip Jensen, Tyson Kalinowski, Brandon Schwartz took 15th; and in 20th place was the Senior Men 400 Free Relay & 200 Free Relay swam by Matt Glenna, Philip Jensen, Nathan LeMay, Devin Schwartz.
; the Senior Women 800 Free Relay of Jenna Gutterman, Kendal Jenkins, Ava McNamara, and Kiya Riley took 15th; and the Senior Women 400 Medley Relay: Kendal Jenkins, Kiya Riley, Ava McNamara, and Lauren Glenna took 19th overall.
Four team members broke seven individual HAST team records:
Philip Jensen(16) 15-16 Boys 50 BACK 24.55, Senior Men 50 BACK 24.55; Dylan Purrington(16) 15-16 Boys 200 BRST 2:06.18, Senior Men 200 BRST 2:06.18; Kiya Riley(17) 17-18 Girls 200 BRST 2:23.78, Senior Women 200 BRST 2:23.78; Devin Schwartz(16) 15-16 Boys 50 FLY 24.54.
Five new team relay records were set, also:
15-16 Boys 800 Free Relay 7:29.26: Matt Glenna, Philip Jensen, Tyson Kalinowski, Brandon Schwartz; 15-16 Boys & Senior Men 400 Medley Relay & SR Men 3:36.17: Philip Jensen, Dylan Purrington, Devin Schwartz, Nathan LeMay; 15-16 Boys & Senior Men 200 Medley Relay 1:36.79: Philip Jensen, Dylan Purrington, Devin Schwartz, Nathan LeMay
New Future Times:
Dylan Purrington(16) 200 Brst; Philip Jensen(16) 100 Back
New Speedo Sectional Times:
Philip Jensen(16) 200 Back; Kiya Riley(17) 200 Brst
New Zone Time:
Ava McNamara(14) 100 Brst
Other HAST swimmers competing in Individuals events were Ava McNamara, Tyson Kalinowski, Nathan LeMay, Brandon Schwartz, Devin Schwartz, and Caleb Urban. Another relay only swimmer included Mitchell LeMay.