The Toreadors placed first in the 400 Yard Free Medley with a time of 4:33, swam by junior Kyle Peter and sophomore Grant Hamilton, the 200 Yard Fly Relay with a time of 2:21, swam by sophomore Mason Osborn and Hamilton, the 1000 Yard Free Relay with a time of 13:11 swam by Peter and freshman Hunter Sherry, and the 800 Yard Free Relay with a time of 7:31, swam by Jefferson’s Nick Schroder and Ethan Woodruff, seniors Kevin Kiesel, Dakota Sherry, Harrison Smith, Derek Hahn, junior Devan Baldus and sophomore Reece Powell.
Swim team co-captain Smith says, “The guys did a great job on Saturday and I’m really proud of how the team has excelled this year in breaking their own personal bests. The guys who have swam in previous years are picking up very close to where they left off.” Smith was part of a team of eight that placed first in the 800 Yard Free Relay, and he received all personal bests in the events he swam.
Hahn swam in four events overall, and he achieved a new personal best. “I feel like I did the best that I could. I had a new personal best for a 100 split of 54 seconds,” Hahn said.
Sherry performed in two events, he stated, “My favorite event was the 500 yard freestyle.” The other half of this 1000 freestyle was swam Peter, and their overall time was 13 minutes and 11.72 seconds.
Boone was very pleased to have placed second at their first meet. Come watch Boone swim to another victory at home on December 17th.