Double Win for Swim Team’s Last Home Meet

Four boys break a relay record from 1995

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Jacob Decker, Parker Bayard, Hjalte Skov, and Songmian Wang shattered the 24 year old 400 free relay record with an impressive time of 3:32.92.

“It feels amazing to break a 24 year old record but also with some of my best friends,” said freshman Bayard.

Tyrone won their home meet against Marion Center. The girls dominated 122-48, while the boys had a comfortable lead of 99-71.

Click the link below to view the official heat sheet from the night:

Tyrone vs. Marion Center

Girls: Tyrone- 122, Marion Center- 48

Mae Decker, Maddie Coleman, Fiona McConnell, and Sarah E. Hoover won first place in the 200 medley relay and the 400 free relay. Another girls relay team also placed first in the 200 free relay, sweeping first in all three relays.

Sophomore Coleman and junior McConnell were the only two double winners from the girls team.

This swim season is probably one I won’t ever forget. It was fun to swim and make memories…”

— Madison Coleman

Coleman stole first place in the 50 free (25.65) and in the 100 free (56.55).

“This swim season is probably one I won’t ever forget. I’ve made some great friends that are graduating and moving on to the next chapter in life. It was fun to swim and make memories with them,” Coleman said.

McConnell took first in both the 200 free (2:14.19) and  in the 100 breast, where she dropped a second for a final time of 1:15.84.

S.E. Hoover secured a first place in the 200 IM (2:30.83) and a second place in the 100 breast (1:16.80).

Freshman Sarah M. Hoover earned a first place in the 500 free (6:33.13), where she worked off seven seconds from her previous time. She also took second place in the 200 free, improving by a second for a final time of 2:22.75.

Junior M. Decker placed first in the 100 back event, dropping a second from her previous time for a 1:07.19 finishing time. She also worked for a second place in the 50 free (28.22).

Freshman Victoria Reese stole first place in the 100 fly (1:14.59), where she dropped two seconds. She also took third place in the 100 back. Improving by a second, Reese’s time was 1:12.14.

Junior Cate Baran won two second places, one in the 100 free (1:05.67) and another in the 200 IM. She worked off a second in the IM for a final time of 2:41.47.

Bellwood’s Jamyson Focht secured a third place in the 50 free with a 29.65 time.

Bishop Guilfoyle’s Sarah Manna earned third place in the 100 free. Her finishing time was 1:06.02.

Boys: Tyrone- 99, Marion Center- 71

The relay team of J. Decker, Bayard, Skov, and Wang shattered the 400 free relay. With a time of 3:32.92, the boys won the event. 

The same four boys except for a switch between Skov and junior Matt Lenze earned another first place in the 200 medley relay.

The two double winners from the boys team were Wang and J. Decker.

Chinese exchange student Wang won both the 100 fly (57.24) and the 200 IM, where he dropped five seconds from his previous time for a finishing time of 2:15.79.

Senior J. Decker secured two first places in the 50 free (23.87) and in the 100 back (1:00.44).

It feels amazing to break a 24 year old record but also with some of my best friends”

— Parker Bayard

Danish exchange student Skov took first place in the 100 free event with a time of 55.07.

Bishop Guilfoyle’s Lenze worked for a first place in the 100 breast with a 1:13.24 time. He also stole second place in the 200 free, where Lenze worked off a second. His final time was 2:11.25.

Freshman Bayard took two second places, one in the 50 free (24.23) and another in the 100 back (1:04.50).  

In the 500 free, Bellwood’s Hunter Gregg dropped eight seconds from his previous time, earning a second place with a final time of 6:10.33.

Junior Nick DelBaggio placed second in the 100 breast event (1:18.26) and third in the 200 IM (2:39.11)

Senior Carter Maceno won two third places in the 200 free  (2:17.85) and in the 100 free (1:02.12).

Ben DelBaggio earned a third place in the 500 free. He dropped nine seconds for a 7:18.16 finishing time.

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