Lowry swimmers beat Incline, Excel Christian in season finale

The Lowry High School swimming team closed out the regular season last week and swept Excel Christian and Incline.

The Lady Bucks beat Excel 130-0 and Incline 116-49. Excel did not have any swimmers on the girls side.

Halle Sullivan won the 200-yard freestyle (2 minutes, 41.81 seconds) and the 500-yard freestyle at 7:27.80. Bree LeBrun won pair of events as well, taking home the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 1:11.72 and the 100-yard backstroke at 1:17.98.

Freshman Casalyn Perkinson was first in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:33.75 and third in the 50-yard freestyle at 33.23.

Adaya Goldblatt claimed the 50-yard freestyle title in a time of 30.72 and she was second in the 100-yard backstroke at 1:18.13.

Tara Higley was the runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle at 8:31.04 and was sixth in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 38.38.

Mikayla Wright was the runner-up in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 32.96 and she was fourth in the 100-yard backstroke at 1:31.56.

Ale Ibarra finished second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 1:18.53 and she was fourth in the 50-yard freestyle. Breanna Barber was third in the 100-yard backstroke and fifth in the 50-yard freestyle.

Leann Barber placed third in the 100-yard freestyle and seventh in the 50-yard freestyle.

The 200-yard medley relay of Goldblatt, LeBrun, Perkinson and Wright had a time of 2:32.73. The 200-yard freestyle relay of Sullivan, Ibarra, Breanna Barber and Leann Barber had a time of 2:32.98. The 400-yard relay of Sullivan, Wright, Goldblatt and LeBrun stopped the clock at 5:06.90.

The Incline girls had just a handful of swimmers and Lowry pulled away for the easy win. Perkinson and LeBrun were able to win the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke with their times on the day. The Highlanders were able to win five events in the dual.

Each of the three relays had times good enough to beat the Highlanders as well.

Buckaroo boys

cruise to victories

The Lowry boys beat Excel Christian and Incline by the same scores of 142-9. Excel and Incline had just one boy each swimming in the dual.

Hunter Lewis and Nathan Perkinson each won two events, while Aidan Maher, Ashton Kalkoske and Tristan Miller won single events. Lewis was tops in the 200-yard freestyle (2:34.94) and the 100-yard backstroke (1:07.64) and Perkinson won the 100-yard freestyle (58.17) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:09.17).

Maher led the way in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:22.07, Kalkoske was tops in the 50-yard freestyle (20.36) and Miller led the way in the 500-yard freestyle at 6:29.65.

Evan Jeppsen, Emmanuel Gullion, Kyle Cline and Eli Cunningham also had strong performances in their events.

The 200-yard medley relay of Lewis, Perkinson, Miller and Jeppsen had a time of 2:03.54. Kalkoske, Guillon, Cline and Maher had a time of 2:00.76 in the 200-yard freestyle. Lewis, Jeppsen, Maher and Perkinson won the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 4:22.37.

Lowry is in Carson City this weekend for the Northern 3A Regional Championships. The top three finishers in each event qualifies for the state championships on May 19 in Las Vegas.