by Adam Waller
Girls and boys swimming participated in regionals Feb 8, in Lubbock. Originally, the meet was supposed to span across two days, but the event was scheduled all on day due to weather complications.
On the boys side, six went, including Marques Zarate, Patrick Donaldson, Austin Crossland, Irving Avila, Levi Estrada, and Daniel Olmos.
They participated in the 200 M Medley Relay, the 100 M backstroke, and the 400 M free relay, among other events.
“Overall the team did really well…I think the girls placed 3rd or 4th, which is really good,” Zarate said.
Marcus Zarate, and Natalie Armendarez both dropped time in their events, but all swimmers did good and swam well.
On the girls side, 10 girls went, including Karen Arias, Alyssa Ramos, Carlee Bissett, Mellisa Renteria, Ximena Lopez, Renata Lopez, Arabella Delgado, Marisela Gonzalez-Cruz, and Margaret Yung.
They participated in events including the Medley Relay, the 200 M free, the 100 M free, the 150 M free, the 100 M backstroke, the 100 M breaststroke, and the 400 M free relay.
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Three of the 31 students that participated in area this past weekend advanced to state. After months of practice their hard work finally paid off. “It feels really good to make state because I know that all of the work I put into my music paid off. I’m really excited to play with some of the best players in the state,” said Danielle Chesak, senior. Danielle Chesak made it on the trombone, Hunter Stufflbeam made it on the bass trombone and Quinn Gutierrez made it on trumpet. Coronado is proud to have some of the best players in the state in their band. Keep up the good work band!