A winning streak with a winning stroke
Smith at the Clovis, CA pool during the Western Zones meet in July
wearing the first place medal she earned during the Long Course State
by Elean Gersack; photo courtesy of the Smith family
Congratulations to Shayna Smith, the local fifth-grader featured in the February issue of The Castle Pines Connection for her swimming strides. This summer, Smith took State in the Girls 10 and younger 100-meter backstroke at the Long Course State Championship meet in July with a time of 1:19.30. Smith also competed in Western Zones in Clovis, California during August and placed fifth in the same event while racing against the fastest girls representing 13 states.