NRHS swimmers set personal records

Published 10:24pm Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Nansemond River boys’ and girls’ swim teams lost to Western Branch, 125-51 and 136-39, respectively, on Saturday at the Great Bridge Swim and Racquet Club.

The loss did not keep Logan Eubanks from continuing his improvement in the 100-meter butterfly. He again broke the school record by finishing with a 1:08.69 time, good for third in the meet.

Eubanks was also part of a 200-meter medley relay team that broke the school record with a time of 2:06.28. Kyle Cook, Robert Boswell and Cody Edwards were also a part of the team, which came in third for the meet.

Edwards broke his own recent school record in the 400-meter freestyle by coming in third with a time of 5:05.34, 10 seconds lower than his previous record. He also set a personal best in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 2:23.91.

Boswell produced personal records in two individual events. He placed first in the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:19.17, and he came in second in the 200-meter individual medley with a time of 2:33.33.

Jacob Hopple had a personal record in the 200-meter freestyle with a 2:25.88 time and in the 400-meter freestyle with a time of 5:33.79. Hayley Meyer also had PR’s in those events on the girls’ side with respective times of 3:05.71 and 6:42.45.

Jailene Cartagena recorded personal bests for the 200-meter freestyle (3:22.08) and the 100-meter freestyle (1:30.82).

Jonathan Sharpe had a PR with a 1:20.25 time in the 100-meter butterfly and a 1:34.40 time in the 100-meter breaststroke.

Nansemond River will face Indian River on Thursday at the Great Bridge Swim and Racquet Club.

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