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By AL STOVER
Staff Reporter 

Greyhounds defeat Blackhawks in final meet before districts

 


The Cheney Blackhawks boys’ swimming team competed in their final dual of the regular season against the Pullman Greyhounds, Feb. 1 at the EWU pool. Pullman defeated the Blackhawks, 105-65.

Cheney had several top finishers throughout the meet.

Trevor Babcock came in first in the 100 butterfly in 52.48 seconds. He also took first in the 100 backstroke in 1:02.27.

Scott Nadeau finished first in the 200 individual medley in 2:09.51

Nic Steele placed second in the 50 freestyle in 24.12. Steele came in third in the 200 freestyle in 2:03.02.

Sam Schreiber came in second in the 100 breast in 1:19.39.

In relay action, Nadeau, Steele, Babcock and Caleb Prophet came in first in the 400 free relay in 3:39.13.

Babcock, Nadeau, Jongeward and Steele came in second in the 200 free relay in 1:39.55.

Schreiber, Prophet, Kit Foster and Brock Jongeward came in third in the 200 medley relay 2:03.02.

Although the team struggled in a few of the events, Hochwalt mentioned the team had a good meet and she will take 18 swimmers to districts, Feb. 7-8, at Central Washington University, in Ellensburg.

“We’re going to spend time working on speed and resting up before the big meet,” Hochwalt said.

Al Stover can be reached at al@cheneyfreepress.com.

 

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