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.

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