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Wilson and Schuylkill Valley shine at District 3 swimming championships

District 3 Class 3A Girls championships

Wilson won its fourth straight championship and 25th overall on Saturday at Cumberland Valley. The Bulldogs scored 421.5 points to defeat runner-up Cumberland Valley, which finished with 213 points.

Gov. Mifflin finished fifth with 158.5 points, Muhlenberg earned eighth with 100 points and Exeter finished 10th with 76.

The Wilson 200 medley relay team of Olivia Vecchio, Emma Dougherty, Evelyn Quick and Madalee Roberts broke a District 3 and Cumberland Valley pool record with a gold-medal-winning time of 1:42.88.

In addition, the Bulldogs 200 free relay team of Roberts, Katelynn Spann, Kendall Bausher and Dougherty won gold in 1:36.5 and their team of Vecchio, Bausher, Quick and Spann won the 400 free relay in 3:32.2.

The Gov. Mifflin 200 medley relay team of Mackenzie Caron, Addie Johnson, Rachel Sobkowiak and Nadia Medianick finished fourth in 1:49.86.

Also in the 200 free relay, the Mustangs’ team of Nadia Medianick, Kaylee Cipolla, Rachel Sobkowiak and Hailey Webster placed fifth in 1:39.11, and Exeter’s team of Lexie Nonnemacher, Vivian Rogers, Ameila Fanning and June Grim finished seventh with a time of 1:40.91.

Also in the 400 free relay, Muhlenberg’s team of Erin Smith, Rachell Hess, Leia Wolf and Makayla Yellets finished fourth in 3:40.48, Exeter’s team of June Grim, Amelia Fanning, Vivian Rogers and Lexi Nonnemacher placed sixth in 3:41.64 and Gov. Mifflin’s team of Cipolla Webster, Emma Friedlander and Johnson earned seventh with a time of 3:42.00.

Wilson earned three medals in the 200 free as Quick finished fourth in 1:54.42, Bausher seventh in 1:56.85 and Jenna Krawlzik eighth in 1:57.17.

In the 100 free, Roberts got fifth in 52.65 and Spann earned seventh in 53.16.

The Bulldogs continued to gain medals in freestyle events as Jenna Krawlzik placed fifth in the 500 free with a time of 5:11.92 and Bausher earned seventh in 5:15.72.

In the 200 IM, Wilson’s Lexi Stambaugh placed fifth in 2:09.15, Gov. Mifflin’s Addie Johnson earned sixth with a time of 2:10.83 and Muhlenberg’s Rachael Hess placed eighth in 2:12.27.

Berks swimmers took up half of the podium for the 50 free as Roberts finished third in 23.72, Dougherty earned fourth in 23.82, Daniel Boone’s Shailla Mejia placed sixth in 24.26 and June Grim brought home an eighth place medal for the Eagles with a time of 24.69.

A similar scene occurred in the 100 fly as four Berks swimmers earned medals in that event as well. Quick received a silver medal with a time of 56.37, Vecchio finished fourth in 57.26, Spann earned fifth in 57.73 and Hess placed sixth in 57.79.

In the 100 back final, Vecchio earned second in 56.57, Stambaugh finished fourth in 57.72 and Mejia placed sixth in 58.53.

Rounding out Wilson’s gold medal winners, Dougherty earned gold in the 100 breast with a time of 1:03.66. Also in the 100 breast, Johnson claimed fifth 1:05.89 and Arthur finished eighth with 1:08.00.

District 3 Class 2A Girls championships

Schuylkill Valley won its eighth straight team title and 10th overall team championship with 291 points on Saturday at Cumberland Valley.

The Panthers won medals in all three relay events. Schuylkill Valley’s 200 medley relay team of Jenna Kirby, Mabel Walborn, Nya Solvino and Rileigh Martin brought home the gold in 1:50.68.

The Panthers’ 400 free relay team of Kirby, Haley Huntsinger, Leiland Wisnewski and Walborn earned third in 3:47.21, and in the 200 free relay, the team of Huntsinger, Nya Solvino, Rileigh Martin and Charleigh Lawson finished sixth in 1:45.79.

Walborn won the 200 free in 1:55.86 and Wisnewski earned sixth in the event in 2:06.15. Additionally, Walborn finished first in the 500 free with a time of 5:12.35.

Wisnewski placed fifth in the 500 free with a time of 5:0.01 and Huntsinger earned eighth in 5:47.02.

Solvino earned fifth in the 100 fly in 1:02.20 and Kutztown’s Haven Fegely placed fifth in the 200 IM in 2:20.53. Fegley also finished third in the 100 breast in 1:10.15.

In the 100 free, Kirby finished fifth in 55.39 and Solvino seventh in 55.87. In addition, Kirby earned fourth in the 100 back in 59.15.

District 3 Class 3A Boys championships

Muhlenberg’s Brady Robidas won two individual gold medals at on Saturday at Cumberland Valley.

Robidas earned gold in the 50 free with a winning time of 20.60 and the 100 free with a winning time 45.72.

Also earning a medal in the 50 free, Reading High junior Trey Stricker placed fourth in 21.26.

Claiming a medal in the 100 free, Gov. Mifflin’s Braden Weise finished fourth in 46.85, Wilson’s Tommy Houck and Exeter’s Evan Carl earned fifth in 47.10 and Reading High’s Trey Stricker placed seventh in 47.76.

In the 200 medley relay, Wilson’s team of Trentin Lechlietner, Keagan Eisenhofer, Kai Boyer and Ezekiel Eberly won gold in 1:35.44.

In addition, the Bulldogs earned gold in the 200 free relay as the team of Boyer, Lechlietner, Ezekiel Eberly and Tommy Houck won in 1:25.69 and silver in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:09.07 and a team of Boyer, Jackson Williams, Eberly and Houck.

Muhlenberg earned sixth in the 400 free relay in 3:15.20 with a team of Robidas, Alex Kissinger, Cameron Burr and Ryan Kissinger.

Also, in the 200 free relay, Gov. Mifflin’s team of Owen Ziolkowski, Braden Weise, Kasey Higgins and Grant DeLoretta placed sixth in 1:27.78, Muhlenberg’s team of Brady Robidas, Burr, Kissinger and Raymond Dunsky finished seventh in 1:28.79 and Reading High’s team of Matthew Kerchner, Dalton Rogers, Brock Shrawder and Trey Stricker came in eighth in 1:29.33.

Boyer, a sophomore, earned an individual gold in the 100 fly with a time of 49.97. Joining him on the 100 fly podium from Berks, Muhlenberg senior Alex Kissinger earned sixth in 51.12 and Gov. Mifflin junior Braden Weise earned seventh in 51.13.

Gov. Mifflin’s Owen Ziolkowski finished third in the 200 free with a time of 1:41.95, and Exeter’s Evan Carl earned sixth in 1:44.32.

In the 200 IM, Houck placed second in 1:55 and Kissinger finished eighth in 1:57.46

In the 500 free, Ziolkowski claimed third with a time of 4:39.96, Wilson’s Jackson Williams earned fourth in 4:42.45 and Frankie DiMartini finished fifth in 4:44.67.

Lechleitner took home sixth in the 100 back with a time of 52.80 and Keagan Eisenhofer took home fifth in the 100 breast with a time of 58.30 for the Bulldogs.

Wilson finished second in the team standings with 286.5 points. Chambersburg finished with 289 points to claim the team title. Muhlenberg placed fifth with 125 points and Gov. Mifflin finished sixth with 119 points.

District 3 Class 2A Boys Championships

Schuylkill Valley’s Owen Eisenhofer set a new district record in the 100 back, winning gold in 49.85 on Saturday at Cumberland Valley. Eisenhofer also earned gold in the 100 fly in 50.80.

Eisenhofer was joined on the 100 fly podium by his Panthers teammate Aiden Lawson who placed third in 54.44 and Kutztown’s Gabriel Clauss who earned fifth in 54.75.

Also in the 100 back, Daniel Boone’s Ettore Miotti placed second in 50.03 and Twin Valley’s Nolan Cromwell finished fourth in 56.13.

The Schuylkill Valley 400 free relay team of Hunter Moyer, Lawson, Gabe Martin and Eisenhofer earned gold in 3:17.54. The same team earned second in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:39.09.

The Panthers’ 200 free relay team of Luke Clark, Bret Edwards, Gabe Martin and Jack Gambler placed eighth in 1:36.36.

The Blazers’ 200 free relay team of Matthew Ferenz, Austin Snavely, Tyler Ferenz and Miotti earned fourth in 1:31.80 and the same team earned third in the 200 medley relay in 1:40.06.

Miotti brought home gold for Daniel Boone by winning the 200 free in 1:45.36.

Also in the 200 free, Ferenz earned fourth in 1:49.71 and Moyer finished sixth in 1:50.18.

Ferenz finished third in the 200 IM in 2:02.62 as well as third in the 500 free with a time of 4:53.25.

Moyer earned sixth in the 100 free in 49.26.

The Panthers finished second in the team standings with 211 points while the Blazers finished eighth with 163 points.

Source: Berkshire mont

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