Merced Skimmers swimmer Rob Carpenter turned in some of the top times in the nation for his age group at the Far Westerns, which was held April 5-8.
The 12-year old Carpenter won the 50-yard freestyle iwth a time of 23.17 seconds, which is the eighth fastest time for a 12-year old in the county.
Carpenter also won the 100 freestyle (50.89), 200 freestyle (1:52.54) and the 100 breaststroke (1:05.4). His 100 freestyle time was the 18th fastest time in the country for a 12-year old.
Luca Avila set Skimmers program records with his 50 butterfly (28.40) and 100 butterfyl (1:02.89).
Two hole-in-ones this month at Rancho Del Rey
Two golfers have recorded aces at Rancho Del Rey in April.
Jeff Shannon hit a hole-in-one on hole No. 17 on April 3.
Dave Marcum also sank his tee shot earlier this week on the No. 8 hole. Marcum used his 5-iron to make the 166-yard shot. It was witnessed by Brad Lee, Mike Duggar, Martin Valdez and Fan Wallace.