On the boys’ side, in the 200-yard Medley Relay, Ethan Brown (’20), Ellis Winfree (’19), Jamie Amell (’20) and Kyle Zimmerman (’18) posted a second-place finishing time of 1:48.29, a mere 2 seconds off of the leader from Hopkins. They were followed in fourth place by Ben Zamstein (’20), Tom Betts (’19), Kian Issari (’18) and Carter Castanza (‘18), with a finishing time of 1:58.88. In the 200-yard Freestyle, Tim Petit (’18) took first place, with a winning time of 1:54.81, narrowly beating out the second-place swimmer by a mere .02 seconds! Co-Captain Jaron Stake (’18) placed fourth, with a finishing time of 2:05.45, and Zamstein came in fifth with a time of 2:11.00. Amell grabbed second place in the 200-yard Individual Medley, going 2:21.64, and he was able to stave off the third-place finisher by .42 seconds. Zimmerman finished the same race, posting a fourth-place finish with a time of 2:22.10. In the always exciting 50-yard Freestyle (a sprinter’s dream race!), Winfree came in second, with a time of 24.02, Nick Traver (’20) posted a fourth-place finish at 25.38, and co-captain Harry Krause (’18) went 25.60 for fifth. The field of swimmers was separated by less than 4 seconds across the board. In the 1-meter diving event, Castanza took the first-place finish, with 171.45 points, followed by Eli Brandt (’23) in second place (149.20 points), and Issari in third, with 136.05 points. Winfree took second place in the 100-yard Butterfly, posting a time of 1:01.41, and Issari took fourth, going 1:11.83. Petit came back strong to go second in the 100-yard Freestyle (51.54), Krause posted a fourth place at 57.26, and Traver went 59.73 to grab sixth. Co-captain Kevin Augustine (’18) came in seventh with a time of 1:01.39. Ethan Brown easily won the grueling 500-yard Freestyle, with a finishing time of 4:54.39, breaking that all-elusive barrier of 5 minutes, and Felix Fei (’21) posted a time of 6:42.70. In the boys’ 200-yard Freestyle relay, KO took the event in a stunning come-from-behind finish that left the team screaming and cheering. Krause, Traver, Zimmerman and Issari grabbed the winning slot with a time of 1:40.51, beating the second-place finishers by only .33 seconds, and it was the most exciting race of the entire day for our boys! Brown handily won the 100-yard Backstroke, beating the next swimmer by 2 seconds, and Amell grabbed second place in the 100-yard Breaststroke, with a finishing time of 1:07.39. Our Wyvern boys finished their meet, taking second place in the 4 x 100-yard Freestyle relay, with a time of 3:48.01, a full 11 seconds ahead of the third place team, and Nick Spina (’19), Marwynn Somridhivej (’20), Augustine and Eden Nenshati (’21) grabbed a six-place finish in the same event, with a finishing time of 4:33.43. Well done, gentlemen!
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