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All-region Boys' Swim Team

VALLEY / VENTURA COUNTY SPORTS

June 28, 2000

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

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Name School Year IAN PRICHARD Buena Senior

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FIRST TEAM

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Name School Year BRIAN BROWN El Camino Real Senior

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Won City Section 100-yard backstroke title with meet-record time of 52.93 seconds. Was named boys' swimmer of the meet after leading Conquistadores to second place behind Venice. Placed second in 200 individual medley in 1:56.07 and was part of El Camino Real's title-winning 200 medley and 400 free relay teams. Won four backstroke titles and three 200 individual medley titles in career.

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Name School Year TYLER CLARK Granada Hills Sophomore

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Younger brother of former Granada Hills standout Sarah Clark made name for himself by winning City titles in 500 freestyle (4:42.97) and 200 individual medley (1:55.92). Was member of 400 free relay that finished second and 200 medley relay that placed third in City finals for third-place Highlanders.

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Name School Year MIKE DERSE Ventura Senior

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Won Southern Section Division I championship in 100 breaststroke with time of 58.40 seconds, good for All-American consideration. Victory came after he qualified third in preliminaries.

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Name School Year ARON GYURIS Thousand Oaks Senior

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Among the most versatile and improved swimmers in region. After placing second in 100 freestyle and eighth in 200 free in Division I finals as a junior, he won the 50 free with personal-best time of 20.92 and placed second behind Mission Viejo's Juan Veloz in 100 butterfly in 51.24. Will attend Brown.

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Name School Year JAMES JENKINS Crescenta Valley Junior

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Repeat all-region selection was best sprinter in area, winning Southern Section Division II titles in 50 and 100 freestyle events in All-American times of 20.71 and 45.32 seconds. Helped Crescenta Valley win third consecutive Division II championship.

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Name School Year ELI KASE Birmingham Senior

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Versatile athlete won City Section boys' diving championship, placed fifth in 100 butterfly and was member of Patriots' fourth-place 400 free and fifth-place 200 medley relays. His points were key to Birmingham's fourth-place finish.

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Name School Year TRAVIS TAYLOR Crescenta Valley Senior

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Clemson-bound Taylor won Division II 500 freestyle title for second consecutive season and finished second in 200 free, also for second year in a row. His times of 4:33.03 in 500 and 1:42.26 in 200 were good for All-American consideration. Anchored 400 free relay that finished third in 3:14.42 in meet's last event to clinch team title for Falcons.

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