MARION CENTER — Somerset swim teams posted impressive wins over Marion Center Wednesday. The boys won 104-17 while the Lady Eagles captured a 117-47 victory.
The boys took first place finishes in every event. The meet started with the 200 medley relay team of Andy Bastian, Josh Stoppe, Nick Kimmel and Brandon Williams taking first with a time of 2:24.86. Christian Gehman was first in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:16.48 followed by Brenden Knecht with a time of 2:30.26. The 200 individual medley was won by Stoppe with a time of 2:31.36 followed closely by Shane Ickes with a 2:36.98. Nick Bastian took care of the 50 freestyle in 25.90 followed by Williams with a 27.11. Knecht took the 100 butterfly in 1:15.39 followed by Williams with a time of 1:27.14. Gehman brought in another win in the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.45 followed closely by Ickes in 1:00.06. N. Bastian won the 500 freestyle in 5:58.66 and Knecht took second with a time of 6:33.94. The 200 freestyle relay team of Stoppe, Ickes, Gehman and N. Bastian took the win in 1:47.88. The team of Kimmel, Williams, A. Bastian and Knecht came in second in 2:09.85. Winning the 100 backstroke was Kimmel with a time of 1:17.65. Stoppe won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:16.20. The winning 400 freestyle relay team of Gehman, Knecht, Ickes and N. Bastian finished the meet with a time of 4:37.51.
The Lady Eagles wins began with the 200 medley relay team of Emily Schleich, Lauren Marple, Mary Mack and Elexsis Robison with a time of 2:14.16. The 200 freestyle was won by Schleich in 2:16.47. Robison brought in the win in the 50 freestyle in 28.65 followed closely behind by Anna Chan in 29.43. Chan captured first in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:13.27 followed by Mack with a 1:15.10. The 100 freestyle was taken by Danielle Owen with a time of 1:04.03. Robison took second in 1:05.06. The 200 freestyle relay of Mack, Owen, Robison and Schleich brought in the win in 1:59.00. Schleich took first in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:12.20. She was followed by Ashleigh Fieg in 1:34.92 and Abby Gontis brought in third in 1:37.81 allowing the girls to sweep this event. Marple won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:24.44 followed closely by Mack in 1:26.79. Hannah Conklin brought in third with a 1:38.46 sweeping this event as well. Finishing the meet with a first place finish in the 400 freestyle relay was the team of Laura Martinez, Gontis, Sarah Reeping and Fieg with a time of 5:37.47.
Somerset swims at home Monday against Huntington.