AG Boys Place 10th in CIF-SS Div. 2 and Qualify for Inaugural CA State Meet

AG scored 108 points at the 2015 CIF-SS Division 2 championships, earning them a 10th place finish in a highly competitive meet.

With the second most qualifiers for the meet on the boys side, the Eagles swam to top ten finish for the third year in a row.

The 200 medley relay team of Charlie Watkins, Jack Alexander, Trent Schachter, and Chris Dichmann got things started with an 8th place finish.

In the 200 free James Hazel went a best time of 1:47.54 to place 26th, and Ethan Klemowicz went a 1:49.40 for 35th. In the 200 IM, David Malouf broke 2:00 for the first time, posting a 1:59.84 for 21st place, just missing the top-18 finals.

In the 50 free, Christian Solis qualified for the consolation final with a 21.86. He went on to place 18th in the finals. Chris Dichmann went a best time of 22.20 for 21st place.

The 100 fly saw Schachter just miss the finals with a 53.08. Malouf went a season best time of 53.40.

Christian Solis and Jack Alexander each scored points in the 100 free, with times of 47.66 and 47.75 respectively. They placed 13th and 14th in the finals.

Hazel continued his season long march towards the team record in the 500 free, getting a second closer with a best time of 4:48.17- he is now less than three seconds off of the team mark.

The 200 free relay of Solis, Alexander, Dichmann, and Malouf came within .01 of the school record by swimming a 1:27.11. The time earned them 4th place, and also a berth in the first ever California State Championship meet.

In the 100 backstroke prelims, Schachter qualified 13th with a best time of 53.10. In the finals, he placed 17th. Watkins went 54.27 in the prelims for 19th place.

Alexander qualified 18th in the 100 breaststroke, and then went 1:00.76 to move up to 17th.

The meet concluded with an exciting 400 free relay that saw Solis, Schachter, Malouf, and Hazel crush the school record and place fifth with a time of 3:11.60.

The girls scored 14 points to place 35th.

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