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Camarillo Mayor Honors Rio Mesa Swim Team

Rio Mesa Boys Swim Team with Head Boys Coach Keith McKnett and Camarillo Mayor Mike Morgan at the Camarillo City Council meeting being recognized for the boys’ 17th straight league championship. Rio Mesa Boys Swimming is 106-0 in league meets. Rio Mesa Boys Swim Team is also last year’s defending CIF champions in swimming.

GOOD TIMES—Camarillo High’s boys’ swim team celebrates the program’sfirst league title. The Scorpions captured the Coastal Canyon League championship May 7 in Simi Valley. Photos courtesy of Micah Mello

Camarillo boys’ swim team snares Coastal Canyon League crown

Championship banners hang from the rafters of Camarillo High’s gym. A plethora of league titles adorn the banners, which showcase each sports team’s accomplishments over the years. One flag, however, remained blank. “Coming in and not having a year on the banner kind of discouraged us,” said senior Tyler Nguyen, a 100-yard backstroke specialist on …

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Scorpions, Spartans thrive at section swim meet

The Camarillo High boys’ swim team placed sixth at the CIFSouthern Section Division 3 championships last week. Rio Mesa’s boys’ and girls’ teams took 14th and 10th, respectively, at the Division 3 meet. Scorpion senior Jack Richey-Luna nabbed second in the boys’ 50-yard freestyle (21.93 seconds) and sixth in the 100 freestyle (48.34). Camarillo sophomore …

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Rio Mesa continues to stretch PVL streak

The Rio Mesa High boys swimming team remains an unbeatable force in the pool. The Spartans have won 12 straight Pacific View League championships and 98 dual meets in a row. Thomas Bunker is one of the leaders, swimming the 200 and 500 freestyle events. “He’s swimming phenomenal,” said coach Keith McKnett.

Swimmers break school record

Rio Mesa High School’s girls’ 200 medley relay team broke a school record during the Vetura County Swimming Championshop in Ventura on March 21 to takefirst place in the event. Those on the team are, from left, senior Abbey Brooks (backstroke), sophomore Crista Walters (breaststroke), sophomore Annabel Barella (butterfly) and junior Amanda Ozawa (freestyle). Derrick …

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