The boys’ swim team traveled to Avon last night for the first round of Sectional competition. The guys had a fantastic meet, swimming lifetime bests, bettering a school record and getting into scoring position for all events. All three relays will compete in the A final on Saturday, along with Jake Hutcheson in the 200 and 500 free and Jared Seidler in the 50. Swimming in the B final will be Evan Steffy (200IM, 100 breaststroke), Eric Hinkle (200IM, 100 fly), Kyle Cunningham (100 fly, 100 backstroke), and Jared Seidler (100 free).
Lifetime best swims came from the following athletes:
Jake Hutcheson (200, 500, 100)
Andrew Carr (200, 100)
Daniel Johnson (200, 100 breaststroke)
Eric Hinkle (200IM, 100 fly)
Justin Pitts (200IM, 100 fly)
Jared Seidler (50 back, 100 free)
Zion Harris (50, 500)
Kyle Cunningham (100 fly, 100 back)
Adair Bock (100 free)
Ryan Neumann (500)
The Medley Relay team of Seidler, Steffy, Hinkle and Hutcheson lowered the school record for the third time this season with a time of 1:45.57 and are seeded third headed into finals. The 200 freestyle relay team of Cunningham, Lee Haywood, Harris and Carr also swam extremely well, moving up from their prelim seed and earning a spot in the top 8.
Lee Haywood and David Lorimer will kick the meet off for us on Saturday with diving at 9am, followed by swimming finals at 1pm.