WAIMEA – The 27th annual Ed Ho swim meet took place earlier this summer at the Waimea High School pool.
Here are the results of the meet’s top swimmers:
The boys overall age bracket winners: Matthew Holzman, 8-under. Gabriel Abrams, 9-10. Tyson Chihara, 11-12. Keenan Anaya and Jared Kai Perry, 13-14. Jason Ebesu and Eric Oroc, 15-17.
The girls overall age bracket winners: Luana Ragasa, 8-under. Christina Albano, 9-10. Kelly Joyce, 11-12. Briana Albano and Wailana Waite, 13-14. Yuki Matsuda, 15-17.
Matthew Holzman won the 25-yard free (17.40), the 25-yard breaststroke (24.31) and the 25-yard fly (24.03). Luan Becerra won the 25-yard backstroke in 24.92. He also placed second in the 25-yard free (19.46) and 25-yard fly (24.00, lost by judge decision). Kazamir Tasic placed second in the 25-yard back (27.03) and third in the 25-yard free (20.69). Kiran Abrams took third in the 25-yard fly (29.45) and third in the 25-yard breast (34.79). John Paul Joyce took third in the 25-yard back (31.98).
9-10 boys: Gabriel Abrams won the 100-yard free (1:26.00), the 50-back (46.91) and 50-yard breast (47.60). Robby Farias took top honors in the 50-yard free (37.50), placed second in the 50-back (50.45) and third in the 50-yard breast (55.35). Nico McPeek won the 50-yard fly in 52.39. He also placed second in the 50-yard free (38.97). Christian Servito placed third in the 50-yard free (48.78).
11-12 boys: Tyson Chihara won three of the four 11-12 boys events: the 50-yard free (32.69), the 50-yard breast (44.37) and the 50-yard fly (39.00). Masahiro Matsuda won the 50-yard back (44.25), placed second in the 50-yard breast (51.90) and third in the 50-free (37.76). Will Cox took second in the 50-yard free (36:58) and third in the 50-yard breast (53.35). P.J. Joyce took second in the 50-yard breast (1:18.91).
13-14 boys: Keenan Anaya won three events and Jarred Kai Perry won two in the 13-14 boys age group. Anaya won the 100-back (1:04.50), the 100-fly (1:03.45) and the 200 IM (2:23.46). Perry won the 50-free (25.70), 100-free (56.00). Paris Mackey took second in three events: the 50-free (28.86), the 100-back (1:17.52) and the 200 IM (2:47.00). Kyson Gusukuma took third in the 200 IM (2:53.15) and second in the 100-free (1:05.48). Gregg Fujimoto placed third in the 50-free (33.86).
15-17 boys: Eric Oroc and Jason Ebesu each won two events. Oroc won the 50-free (26.80) and 100-back (1:21.11). Ebesu won the 200 IM (2:35.00) and the 100-breast (1:12.50). Chad Pablo won the 100-fly (2:10.13) and took third in the 50-free (40.80.)
8-under girls: Lauren Claypoole won two events and Luana Regasa took first in one and second in two others. Claypoole won the 25-fly (21.90) and 25-back (25.35). Regasa took first in the 25-breast (25.66) and second in the 25-fly (23.20) and 25-free (18.00). Anya Littlefield won the 25-free (17.85) and took third in the 25-fly (23.78). Lumley Margaret placed third in the 25-free (18.80). Tiare Welborn took second in both the 25-back (27.84) and 25-breast (25.75). Joy Claypoole was third in the 25-breast (28.65) and Sarah Patty was third in the 25-back (28.06).
9-10 Girls: Christina Albano took first in two events in the girls 9-10 division. Albano won the 50-back (45.23) and the 50-breast (50.19). She also took second in the 50-fly (45.26 on judge decision). Emma Rausch won the 50-fly (45.28). Rausch also took second in the 50-free (39.03) and 50-breast (53.96). Macey Parangoa won the 50-free (38.30) and took third in the 50-breast (54.32). Kara Dastrup won the 100-free (1:28.83) and took second in the 50-back (47.00). Candace Navarro took third in the 50-free, and third in the 100-free (2:21.98). Briar Budlong took third in the 50-fly (1:05.30).
11-12 girls: Zoli Wall took two first places and Joyce Kelly won two events in the 11-12 girls division. Wall won the 50-free (32.06) and 50-fly (39.50). Kelly won the 50-back (47.75) and 50-breast (53.81), and took second in the 50-free (36.09). Addie Rubino took second in the 50-back (1:04.78) and 50-breast (54.00). Brytney Lanning took third in the 50-free (44.75) and third in the 50-breast (54.89).
13-14 girls: Briana Albano won two events and Wailana Waite won two in the Girls 13-14 division. Albano won the 50-free (31.00) and the 100-free (1:09.10). Waite won the 100-back (1:21.26) and the 100-breast (1:29.40).
15-17 girls: Yuki Matsuda (29.60) won two events and Chelsey Ueno won two events in the 15-17 girls. Matsuda won the 50-free (29.60) and 200 IM (3:09.41), while Ueno took the 100-fly (1:32.09) and 100-breast (1:34.40).