Fielding simply two swimmers on the roster, Santa Clarita Christian School’s Jacy Rodriguez and Lauren Froerer supplied enough firepower in Heritage League meet No. 2 held at the Castaic Aquatics Center on Friday and a non-league meet at Maranatha High School on Tuesday.
Finishing in the first or 2d area in every race that they swam, the two Cardinals swimmers proved that they’ll now not back down from any venture.
“Sometimes it could be a little intimidating because we realize we aren’t going to clearly win a meet due to the fact we don’t have enough college students to attain. However it’s additionally been definitely amusing being that it’s just us 3 at every swim meet,” stated SCCS head coach Natalie Clapper. “We are small, but it’s nevertheless a laugh opportunity for the ladies to get to compete at the excessive college degree.”
Transferring from Trinity Classical Academy, Rodriguez, a junior, jumped into the pool for the primary time as a Cardinal and placed first inside the 50-backyard free and second in the a hundred-backyard freestyle.
“That became Jacy’s first meet and the Heritage League meet No. 2 as she is a switch from Trinity this yr, so it was excellent interesting for her to area one and two right out of the gates,” Clapper said.
The senior Froerer took home two first-vicinity finishes, winning the 100-backyard backstroke and the 100-backyard butterfly for CIF attention time.
“Lauren has more swimming revel in overall and I assume her self assurance will ease Jacy and her transition,” Clapper said. “Also just seeing both ladies step up, obviously they may be the best at the team, but to jump in a captain’s position and engage with the officials and the other coaches has been actually cool to look.”
The SCCS swimmers additionally swam in a three-school meet with Whittier Christian and Maranatha High School held at Maranatha on Tuesday.
Froerer swam nicely inside the one hundred-yard backstroke qualifying for CIF together with her finishing time at the same time as Rodriguez is still vying for her danger to qualify, however, each nevertheless has work to do.
“Lauren’s purpose is to get that automatic time in her one hundred-backyard butterfly just she like she has inside the hundred-yard backstroke,” Clapper said. “Jacy would similar to qualify with a consideration time. Jacy is a sprinter possibly looking at swimming in the two hundred-backyard freestyle, but right now she just desires to drop a couple of seconds earlier than the end of the season.”
Heritage League meets No. 3 may be at four p.M. On Friday on the Castaic Aquatics Center.
“Lauren swam her freshman and sophomore year and took final yr off, but she jumped right in while Jacy desired to swim, so it’s been amusing to look other students response to the truth that we surely do have a swim crew and show interest,” Clapper said. “Hopefully, in the coming years, we are able to have at least 4 women next yr so that they can have a relay crew can be our closing goal.”