Placers swim team is 60 strong and off to a great start with wins over Foothill, Center and Colfax. Coach Lisa Huerta along with captains Steven Overdevest & Julia Vigarino are excited about the opportunity to do something that has not been accomplished at Placer in quite sometime and that is to win both the girls and the boys PVL titles. Placer boys won the title last spring but the girls finished a close 2nd to Bear River.
At this time the boys and girls are both 3-0 with a big meet looming at Bear River on April 21st.
Both teams rolled at Foothill on March 17th. Placer boys defeated Foothill 130-35 and the girls swam past the Mustangs 140-21.
The swimmers kept it going with another big win vs Center on March 24. The girls won 148-18 while the boys won 132-33.
The Hillmen remained undefeated with a girls & boys victory over Colfax. Girls 148-28 and boys 119-47.
Placer has already had numerous swimmers earn automatic entry to the section trials by swimming section qualifying times
Section qualfied swimmers–
Dana O’Brien, Cassidy McKee,
Jaden Huerta, Julia Vigarino,
Caleb Tracey, Cameron Pruett,
Mitchell Moore,Justin Tuggle
The girls have qualified all relays -varsity & JV 200 Medley Relay,
200 free Relay, 400 free relay
Boy have qualified the 200 medley relay thus far.
Placer swims against Lincoln at ARD this Thursday at 4:00. Come out and watch this explosive and exciting team of swimmers.