The Cardinal Ritter Swimmers and Divers showed up to win Tuesday night by starting off the meet in 2 very exciting races. Congratulations to the Lady Raiders for beating Lawrence Central and Chatard last evening at Lawrence Central. Both the girls and boys 200 Medley Relay came down to the final touch with the Raiders out lasting the Lawrence Central Bearcats.
Mariah “MHR” Wehrle & Abby Nagy continued the momentum by finishing 1-2 in the 200 Free, while Cole Treado & Eli Bush finished 3-4, swimming season best times in their 200 Free race. The 200 IM races were just as exciting as Julia “Streamline” Sheringer finished 2nd swimming a season best time and Megan Westrick finished 4th scoring points for the Raiders. The boys 200 IM race was also exciting as Ethan Lettich and Nicholas Mark finished 2-3.
Alexis Priesthoff had a GREAT night by setting a NEW school record in the 50 Free! Jacob Parliament kept it going in his 50 Free race by winning, while Paulo Rodriguez had a best time, placing 4th and scoring a point for the Raiders. Competing in Diving for the Raiders were Emilia Valle & Sophia “Queen” Konger, both girls continue to improve and scored the team points with their 3-5 finish.
The second part of the meet continued with excitement. Sheringer just got out lasted in the 100 Fly to finish 2nd, while Lettich had a season best time in his race. Priesthoff & Bush finished 1st in the 100 Free, while Wehrle continues to chip away at her time in the 500 Free swimming a season best time. Mark had an amazing race in the 100 Breaststroke by tying for 1st with a season best time.
Final Scores for the girls
Cardinal Ritter 58 Lawrence Central 44
Cardinal Ritter 66 Bishop Chatard 36
Cardinal Ritter 38.50 Lawrence Central 62.5
Cardinal Ritter 69 Bishop Chatard 25