January 24, 2013
Parker Kortas, from left, Ty Kortas, Samantha Terranova, Frank Ruppel, Madison Ruppel and Lily Starkey stand in front of coach Sam Huff after competing in the 2013 Colorado MAValanche Invitational during the weekend. The Old Town Hot Springs Tridents registered several top finishes. Frank Ruppel was first in the boys ages 13 and 14 100-yard backstroke and freestyle. He also won the 200 yard free, 200 individual medley, 200 fly, 200 breast, 50 free, 100 fly and 200 back. Samantha Terranova was first in the girls 15 and older 200 back, 500 free and 400 IM. She was second in the 200 fly and third in the 100 back, 200 IM and 100 fly. Ty Kortas was second in the girls 15 and older 100 and 200 breast. Parker Kortas was second in the girls ages 11 and 12 200 breast. She also was third in the 500 free. Madison Ruppel was second in the girls 15 and older 200 back.