The Tyrone swim team defeated Mifflin County on Wednesday. The girls team won 103-64 and the boys team won 77-12. The girls team improved their record to 8-1 and the boys are 3-5.
The girls team won the 200 medley relay(2:03.86) and the 200-yard free relay(1:50.42). The relay teams included Fiona McConnell, Sarah E. Hoover, Madison Coleman, and Mae Decker.
Senior McConnell placed first in the 200-yard freestyle(2:08.96) and placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:16.01). Senior Decker placed first in the 100-yard backstroke (1:08.91) and placed second in the 100-yard free(1:03.21). Senior Cate Baran placed second in the 100-yard backstroke (1:09.57) and placed third in 100-yard freestyle (1:04.10). Junior Hoover placed second in the 200 IM (2:29.19) and placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:16.45).
“We had some really good swims and comebacks today. Its crazy how fast the season came to an end but I know the district team will go far. It has been a pleasure swimming with this group of Seniors and I’ll miss them all so much,” said sophomore Ellie Oakes.
The boys placed first in the 200 medley relay(2:06.21) and the 200-free relay(1:53.41). The relays included Matt Lenze, Hunter Gregg, Aiden McCracken and Keegan Raabe.
The only double winner for the team was Matt Lenze. He won the 100-yard butterfly (1:04.27) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:10.81).
Senior Raabe placed first in the 50-yard freestyle(26.78) placed second in 100-yard free(1:02.53). Junior Gregg placed first in 100-yard free (1:00.08) and placed third 50-yard free (27.48). junior McCraken placed second in both the 200 IM(2:41.70) and 100-yard breaststroke(1:24.35).
“Everyone has been working so hard this season and the times are showing it. I’m really proud of everyone, and I can’t wait to see what districts will bring,” said Hoover.
The Tyrone swim team will compete at the District 6 Championships on Feb. 28-29 at Penn State University.