The Cardinal Ritter Girls and Boys Swimming and Diving Teams traveled to Southport High School on Saturday to compete in the Cardinal Classic. The Lady Raiders were led by Senior Kamryn Blake with her first place finish & personal best score of 434.64 in the first 11 dive meet of the season. The Lady Raiders making the podium on Saturday were; Megan Westrick in the 100 yard breaststroke, the girls 200 Free Relay of Samantha Martin, Clarrisa Bustamante, Olivia Ruble & Maria Egenolf, finishing the girls day was the relay team of Abby Nagy, Julia Sheringer, Mariah “MUD” Wehrle and \Westrick placing 5th and standing on the podium for the Raiders.
The boys team started the day with a second place finish in the 200 Medley Relay with the team of Cameron Knipe, Michael Mark, Ethan Lettich & Nicholas Mark. Eli Bush placed 6th in the 200 Yard IM, while Lettich & Knipe finished 4th & 6th in the 100 butterfly. Wesley Kochell placed 5th in the 100 Free & Lettich again placing in the 500 Free. Nicholas Mark placed 4th in the 100 breaststroke, finishing the meet for the boys was a 4th place finish in the 400 Free Relay of Lettich, Kochell, Michael Mark & Nicholas Mark.
The teams travel to Lawrence Central this Tuesday to swim in a tri meet against Lawrence Central & Chatard. Meet starts at 5:30.