Buoyed by meet records in the 150 Backstroke Relays, the Vikings boys’ swim team won the five-team BTCMR Relays on Saturday, January 11, at Brownell Talbot Theisen Pool. The boys and girls combined team score placed 2nd overall.
Victorious relays were:
Boys 200 Kickboard Relay: Lawrence Williams, Edgar Salcedo, Trevor Gibbons, Seamus Cavanaugh
Mixed 200 Freestyle Relay: Ben Mills, Nate Schlader, AJ Fox, Lauren Sitzman
Girls 150 Backstroke Relay: Teresa Gibbons, AJ Fox, Lauren Sitzman (meet record)
Boys 150 Backstroke Relay: Ben Mills, Nate Schlader, Connor Harrison (meet record)
Boys 200 Freestyle Relay: Eric Manual, Richard Throckmorton, Edgar Salcedo, Ben Mills
Boys 150 Butterfly Relay: Caiden Williams, Davion Scott-Bell, Connor Harrison
Girls 150 Freestyle Relay: Lauren Sitzman, Maecyn Sieborg, Teresa Gibbons
Boys 150 Freestyle Relay: Nate Schlader, Ben Mills, Davion Scott-Bell
The relay meet capped off a 90-hour stretch that also included two dual meets. On Tuesday, the girls edged Omaha South by 2 points while the boys remained undefeated in dual meets by outpointing the Packers by a more comfortable margin. On Thursday, the Vikings visited the home pool of Omaha Central, capturing several individual events and relays.
In the week ahead, the Vikings visit Omaha Westside for a dual on Tuesday, January 14, then compete Saturday, January 18, at Ralston High’s pool in the Skutt Catholic SkyHawk Invitational.