The Rails faced off against Carroll at home on Tuesday (12/13). The guys performed well and earned a nice victory against a very competitive Tigers team. The win makes it a three-year winning streak for the guys!
The Rails won the Medley Relay, capturing the lead from the get-go. The guys didn’t relinquish the lead the entire meet. Final score: Rails – 98.5, Carroll – 70.5.
“We just keep getting faster,” said Coach Weber following the meet. “The guys haven’t taken a break yet. We just keep pushing. Despite the tired muscles, the guys keep improving. This is a great thing heading into winter break training. Break is where the guys focus all of their energy on practice and getting into tip-top shape for the meets remaining, including post-season meets.”
Below are few meet highlights. Full varsity stats can be viewed in Quikstats.
- 200 Medley Relay (Greenwood, Whitehead, Worth, Clark) swam within a half second of their best time, a 1:46.56
- Miguel Espinoza’s 200 Free swim was a new season best time, 2:02.71
- Javier Santiago 2:17.55’s 200 IM time was an untapered best
- Brayden Clark had a season best time in the 100 Free, 53.65
- Logan Niefert (57.45) and Reese Virden (1:02.37) also had a season best times
- Cooper Worth had a season best time in the 100 Fly, 1:01.61
- Domenic Gardner also had a season best time, 1:07.68
- Javier Santiago won the 500 Free in a 5:37.24, a season best time
- Miguel Espinoza took second place, with a 5:39.84
- Devin Greenwood won the 100 Backstroke in a 1:00.12
- Tyler Whitehead won a close race in the 100 Breaststroke with a 1:08.89
- 400 Free Relay (Santiago, Klocke, Worth and Greenwood) won with their time of 3:37.58
- Cooper Worth split his fastest time of the year, a 52 point
Below are few photos from the meet. Check out all the photos on the team photo website. You can also add your own!