Alameda Gators


Members of the Alameda Gators swim team competed in the Hills Hurricane Swimming event on Feb. 9 and 10 in Moraga. 

Sydney Thompson was the most successful Gator at the swim meet. The 12-year-old won the girls’ 11- to 12-year-old 50-yard breaststroke with a time of 33.87. She beat out 53 other competitors to win the race. The 50-yard breaststroke was Thompson’s only win, but she had plenty of other top-10 finishes at the event. 

Thompson finished third in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 27.59. She was one of 96 competitors in the race. 

Four members of the Alameda Gators swim team competed at the Winter 14-and-Under Short Course Junior Olympics Dec. 1 and 2 in Moraga.

Sydney Thompson saw the most success of the four athletes at the event. Thompson placed seventh out of 10 participants in the girls’ 12-and-under 50-yard breaststroke competition. Thompson finished the race with a time of 34.49.