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South 1st, Central 2nd in Home Quads

Mike Hammett - January 10, 2014 6:50 am

The Salina South boys swimming team won its quadrangular, while Salina Central was second in its quadrangular on Thursday at the Salina District Pool at Salina South.

The Cougars won their team title with 377 points, edging out Wichita Heights with 371 points.

The Cougars picked up a first place finish in diving from Chace LaFrance.

South had a host of runner-up finishes. The 200-yard medley relay team of Colin Truhe, Brendan Borcherding, Zach Kaszycki and Ben Weishaar placed second in 1:54.14. The Cougars also had a runner-up finish in the 400 freestyle relay with Truhe, Raef Young, Brian Berneking and Weishaar in 3:59.98.

South had a third-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay with the team of Kaszycki, LaFrance, Young and Borcherding in 1:41.66.

Individually, in the 200 freestyle, Weishaar was second (2:18.72), Young was third (2:20.90) and Truhe was fourth (2:21.45). Borcherding was third in the 200 individual medley relay (2:26.05) and 100 breastroke (1:14.88). Kaszycki was runner-up in the 100 butterfly (1:00.81) and was third in the 100 backstroke (1:03.50).

Salina Central was second in their quadrangular with 368 points, finishing two points off of champion Wichita Heights’ 370.

The Mustangs had an individual champion with Kyler Bell in diving. Ian Korinek was runner-up in diving.

In relays, Central was second in the 200 medley relay with the team of Bryan Baker, Noah Hadnot, Eldon Taskinen and Erick Nilson (1:53.72). The 400 freestyle relay team of Cade Rosalez, Peyton Chard, Daniel Villarreal and Nilson was second (3:54.84). The 200 freestyle relay team of Hadnot, Baker, Bell and Rosalez was third (1:41.63).

Individually, Nilson was second in the 200 freestyle (2:09.41) while Villarreal was third (2:23.70). Nilson was also second in the 500 freestyle (6:01.33). Taskinen was third in the 200 individual medley (2:24.97). Hadnot was second in the 100 butterfly (1:05.42) and third in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.92).