BATH — Several members of the Long Reach Swim Club recently competed in the YMCA National Swimming Championships in Greensboro, N.C.

The Bath Area Family YMCA squad finished 38th out of 195 teams, with several solid swims along the way.

Caitlin Tycz, a sophomore at Brunswick High School, finished third in the 100 butterfly in a team and state record time of 53.77. In the 200 butterfly, she finished 14th in 2:01.80, also a team and state record mark.

Nate Samson, a junior at Brunswick, took fifth in the 100 backstroke in 48.63. Samson also swam the 50 freestyle, finishing in 25th in a time of 21.33. In the 100 free, Samson touched in 47.19, good for 41st, and his time of 51.05 in the 100 butterfly was 29th.

Future Wheaton College swimmer Jacob Cost of Brunswick was 20th in the backstroke in 50.64, and finished 63rd in the 200 backstroke in 1:54.91.

Cost, Samson, Tucker Banger and Spencer Lindsley teamed up in both the 200- and 400-freestyle relays. In the 200, the team finished in 1:27.37 for 28th, while a time of 3:15.07 in the 400 was good for 38th. In the 200 medley relay, Cost, Brian Hess, Samson and Lindsley took 24th in 1:36.72 and 37th in the 400 medley relay in 3:34.34.

On the girls side, Sonia Lin swam a 2:25.87 in the breaststroke for 62nd, and completed a personal-best in the 100 backstroke in 58.58, which placed her 70th at nationals. Lin was 58th in the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.19.

Ann Tolan swam the 50 free (24.43, 68th) and 100 free (53.58, 95th), Tycz the 50 free (24.11, 40th), and 100 free (53.10, 73rd), and Lynsie Russell the 100 butterfly (personal best 59.06, 103rd), and 200 butterfly (personal-best 2:10.26, 85th).

In the relays, the LRSC team of Emma Blair, Lin, Tycz and Tolan 25th in the 200 medley relay (1:47.60) and 27th in the 400 medley relay (3:55.74, team record). The same four swimmers swam the 400 free relay, finishing 38th in 3:37.75.

“We had a terrific meet,” said LRSC coach Jay Morissette. “Some kids thrived under the pressure and it was a great experience for all. It was only the second time we have scored both on the girls and boys side, so we were pleased about that.”