The Arabian Swimmers and Divers ended their regular season on a high note with a win over Liberty Christian, 135-30. The boys capped off a strong season with a roster heavy with seniors.
The night began with strong Pendleton swims in the 200 Medley Relay with the senior team of Tanner Keesling, Oliver Claxon, Trevor Cobb, and Brayden Jones placing first and the team of Rett Lewis, Tyler Hollendonner, Ian Christian, and Parker Hammons placing third. The boys swept the next two events taking 1-2-3 in the 200 Freestyle and the 200 Individual Medley. Kyle Kemper led the 200 Freestyle placing first, Parker Christenson in second and Jake Mills in third. Jacob Simpson won the 200 Individual Medley followed by Claxon in second and Hollendonner in third. Senior Jones laid down a fast 50 Freestyle and won the event with teammates Lewis in fourth and Hammons in fifth.
The boys continued their strength from the board and posted a strong 1 mtr Diving event with a win from Ashur Grobey, Jonathan Pardue in second and Luke Mills in third. Showing strength on opposite ends of the roster, Senior Trevor Cobb won the 100 Butterfly followed by Freshman Ian Christian in second. The 100 Freestyle proved to be a fast race where Jones took first, Keesling dropped time to get to the wall second, and Lewis was fifth. For the long race of the night, all three Arabian boys finished mere seconds from each other. Kemper won the 500 Freestyle with teammates Christenson in second and J.Mills in third.
The back end of the meet was kicked off with a win in the 200 Freestyle Relay by the team of Jones, Keesling, Claxon, and Cobb followed in third place by the team of Simpson, Hammons, Christenson and Kemper. The boys swept the 100 Backstroke with Simpson in first, Christian in second, and Keesling in third. The 100 Breaststroke had an exciting finish at the wall with a win by Claxon who out-touched Hollendonner by less than a half second and Hammons came in fourth. The night ended with a win in 400 Freestyle Relay by the team of Christian, J. Mills, Kemper, and Simpson.
With the regular season now behind them, the Arabians turn their attention to preparing for Sectionals which will be at Hamilton Southeastern later in February.