Swimmers beat Swartz Creek by two points





Carman-Ainsworth’s Tyler Pangerl (top) holds a slight edge over Swartz Creek’s Evan Eldred in the backstroke during the Dec. 4 meet at Creek. Pangerl won the event by less than a second, and the Cavaliers won the meet, 94-92.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Tyler Pangerl (top) holds a slight edge over Swartz Creek’s Evan Eldred in the backstroke during the Dec. 4 meet at Creek. Pangerl won the event by less than a second, and the Cavaliers won the meet, 94-92.

SWARTZ CREEK — Carman- Ainsworth pulled out an exciting victory in its first swimming and diving dual meet of the season, edging Swartz Creek, 94-92, on Dec. 4 at Swartz Creek Middle School.

The Cavaliers won five of the last six events and took second in the meetending 400-yard freestyle relay to edge the host Dragons.

Patrick Sharp won two events, taking the 50 freestyle in 23.62 and the 500 freestyle in 5:57.74, and also anchored the final relay. Megan Owen won the 200 individual medley in 2:34.93 and was third in the 100 butterfly in 1:09.73.

Evan Snyder won the 100 freestyle in 56.66, and Zak Wilkins won the 100 breaststroke in 1:14.93. Tyler Pangerl won the 100 backstroke in 1:06.27 and was third in the 200 freestyle in 2:24.92. Blake McDonald contributed valuable points with a second in the individual medley in 2:34.98 and a third in the backstroke in 1:10.55. Seandre Harris-Salaam was third in the 50 free in 26.18.

The Cavaliers have been off since then and will swim their home opener tomorrow against Saginaw Arthur Hill.


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