Tyrone Swimmers Split Meet vs. Somerset


Ashlynn McKinney

Spenser Dunklebarger on the start (center)

In the battle of the Golden Eagles, Tyrone’s boys swim team earned a 79-69 victory at home against the Somerset Golden Eagles, with the girls team losing to a strong Somerset squad, 125-3.

Bellwood’s Spencer Dunklebarger had a big night, winning the 200 freestyle (2:11.32) and the 100 breast (1:15.79). Dunklebarger’s times also qualified him for districts in both events.

Dunklebarger also teamed up with Bishop Guilfoyle’s Isaac Yeskey, Tyrone’s Lucas Bonsell, and Bellwood’s Cameron Gallagher to take first in the 200 medley relay (2:00.38) and the 200 freestyle relay (1:47.77).

Gallagher also won the 500 freestyle (6:51.43) and Yeskey won the 100 back (1:14.71).

Tyrone did not win any events on the girl’s side, but Tyrone’s Kierstan Friday took second in the 50 freestyle with a time of 30:70.

Bellwood’s Evalyna Aiken also took second in the 500 freestyle with a time of 6:35.

Bellwood’s Ireland Cherry and Evalyna Aiken teamed up with Tyrone’s Sophia Cowher and Kierstan Friday to earn second place in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 2:14.18.