North Coast Aquatics completed a very successful month of competition by winning the San Diego Senior Classic hosted at San Diego State University. North Coast scored over 1,000 points to take the title against some of the top swimming clubs across California, Nevada and Arizona.
Head Coach Jeff Pease and Senior Assistant Coach Mickey Murad then took 17 of the top North Coast high school swimmers to Austin, Texas to compete in the American Short Course Championships. North Coast came away with several top 8 performances against several premier clubs across the United States and several college teams as well.
Kelsey Kafka (a senior at Torrey Pines High School) was top performer for NCA with wins in the 100 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM. Other outstanding performances were recorded by Andrew Brady (4th 500 free, 5th 400 IM) Scott Clausen (6th 1650 free, 7th 500 free, 7th 400 IM) Jason O’Brien (6th 500 free) Molly Barry (5th 1650 free, 7th 500 free) Ariel Jordan (7th 200 back) and Gretchen Horbol (200 fly).
North Coast also recorded top eight relay finishes in several of the relay events. Head Coach Jeff Pease was quoted as saying, “This was one of our best club meets in several years and a great springboard for great swims later in the spring at the San Diego CIF Championships.”
North Coast is a Gold and Silver Medal Club located in Carlsbad and La Jolla.
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