C-A boys swim downs Powers




FLINT — Because the final varsity boys’ swim and dive season for the Big Nine is rapidly coming to a close, Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing competed in one of the few league meets it has left last Thursday at Powers, and while the Chargers are a traditional powerhouse, this time around it was the Cavaliers that came out on top, 105-78.

Leading this effort for Carman- Ainsworth by completing the 200 free in 2:121.00 was Jake Ziaya, Casey McNally finished in 2:13.87 and posting a 2:17.38 was Paul Lucky. In the 200 IM, it was Blake McDonald and Kent Crawley who came in in 2:31.00 and 2:37.70, and in the 50 free, clocking in at 24.41, 25.91 and 26.09 were Mike Johns, Jhordan Michaels and Austin Bower, respectively.

As for the diving, Bryan Mendoza sported a score of 150 for the Cavs and posting 98 points was Deiondre Smith. In the 100 fly, Johns had a 58.93, Anthony Summers a 1:05.96 and Vinh Dang a 1:08.69. In the 100 free, Patrick Sharp came in in 52.37, Nick Price had a 53.81 and checking in at 58.8 was Kevin Borse.

What that set up for Carman- Ainsworth was event number eight where Evan Snyder completed the 500 free in 5:45.17, Ziaya at 6:04.14 and not far behind with a mark of 6:45.05 was Lucky. In the 200 free relay Sharp, Bower, Michael and Johns came in at 1:38.84 and Summers, Dang, Austin Boulter and Borse rolled in with a 1:45.16. The story of the 100 backstroke for the Cavs was Tyler Pangerl putting up a 1:07.67, McDonald had a 1:10.04 and Kiran Vekaria laid down a 1:15.76, in the 100 breaststroke Sharp had a 1:10.93, Price a 1:15.39 and Crawley a 1:16.92. In the 400 free relay Ziaya, Summers, Snyder and Price finished the event at 3:50.69.

Price swam a 23.95 in the 50 free, Johns a 24.68 and Borse a 25.25, in the 50 breaststroke, Sharp, Michael and Erick Vanduyne were good for 31.23, 34.07 and 36.81, and in the 50 fly Johns put in a 25.8, Summers grabbed a 26.94 and gliding in at 30.77 was Dang.

The Cavs are hosting Royal Oak today and on Tuesday the squad is at Bay City Western.


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