The team swam a great meet, as the guys continued to impress with time-drops after the toughest training portion of the year. The 200 Medley Relay team of Trevor Cobb, Cameron Kordes, Evan Fredericks, and Pyry Kurunsaari took home a third place, out-touching the Yorktown team.
Cameron Kordes took home third in the 200 IM with a new in-season best time. Cameron showed his potential as he led the first 100 Yards of the event but wasn’t able to hang on during the back half of the event. Kordes also placed third in the 100 Yard Fly where he was close to his best time on the season.
Pyry Kurunsaari, an athletic and tall foreign exchange student from Finland took sixth in the 50 Free and finished ninth in the 100 Free, just off the podium. Pyry or Fin as the team affectionately call him, has improved in leaps and bounds over the season.
Freshman diver Cayden Sisson returned to place third in the diving with a score just over fourth and fifth. Jonathan Pardue finished in eleventh place while continuing to show improvements.
Evan Fredericks, the other boys senior and captain on the team placed second in the 100 Yard Freestyle (pictured) and fourth in the 100 Yard Backstroke. Evan showed off his sprinting speed and ability to accelerate on top of the water, which is where he made up ground on both events
The team continued to drop time as the 200 Yard Freestyle relay finished in sixth place. The Team of Oliver Claxton, Cole Robison, Tanner Keesling, and Robbie Courtney all displayed good times and impressive time drops.
The final relay of the meet, the 400 Freestyle Relay of Evan Fredericks, Trevor Cobb, Pyry Kurunsaari, and Cameron Kordes finished in third. The team jumped out too second place but soon settled into third where they were able to stay ahead of an impressive Mt. Vernon team.
Overall the team swam very well and showed continuing improvement over the course of the year. This meet marks the beginning of meets for the second half of the year with the next meet being at Shelbyville, Tuesday the 8th at 5:30 pm.