Boys swim takes fifth at Salina South


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The teams gather as each team prepares for the 100 yard breastroke. The boys who swam in this event were junior Fernando Zarate, and freshmen Kaden McBride, Jude Tippy, and Ashton Bickle.

The boys swim team competed against five other teams at Salina South on Thursday, Dec. 5.

Hays High swim placed fifth out of six teams.

The 200 medley relay of sophomore Adam King, senior Matt Goodale, senior Isaac Smith and freshman Zachary Smith qualified for 5A Consideration (STC).

Isaac Smith qualified 5A state consideration for the 200 individual medley and 6A state qualified (6AQ) for the 100 breaststroke.

Smith said he was very happy with how he and the team have competed so far.

“Considering it’s the first meet, I didn’t imagine I would do as well I did,” Smith said. “The team also did amazing. It’s great to have a large group of guys that enjoy the sport.”

Other results are as follows:

200 Medley Relay – Matt Goodale, Adam King, Isaac Smith and Zachary Smith (1:57.43) for fifth; Carson Ackerman, Chris Goodale, Grayson Walburn and Skylar Zimmerman (2:15.58) for ninth; Anthony Arial, Ashton Bickle, Liam Buller and Andrew Prine (2:49.33) for 11th; and Evan Dealy, Dustin Rajewski, Seth Sumaya and Fernando Zarate (DQ)

200 Freestyle – Carson Ackerman (2:33.14) for ninth; Anthony Arial (2:59.15) for 14th; and Seth Sumaya (3:33.74) for 15th

200 Individual Medley – Isaac Smith (2:17.82) for second; Adam King (DQ)

50 Freestyle – Matt Goodale (27.85) for seventh; Skylar Zimmerman (28.22) for 10th; Aiden Debey (31.36) for 15th; Kaden McBride (35.84); and Jude Tippy (40.19)

100 Butterfly – Zachary Smith (1:14.50) for eighth; Dustin Rajewski (1:32.45) for ninth; and Andrew Prine (DQ)

100 Freestyle – Grayson Walburn (1:05.54) for 10th; Chris Goodale (1:10.76) for 13th; Fernando Zarate (1:17.65) for 16th; Ashton Bickel (1:30.89) for 18th; Evan Dealy (1:12.54); and Seth Sumaya (1:26.49)

500 Freestyle – Carson Ackerman (7:21.67) for seventh; Anthony Arial (8:31.20) for 11th

200 Freestyle Relay – Adam King, Isaac Smith, Zachary Smith and Skylar Zimmerman (1:47.09) for third; Carson Ackerman, Chris Goodale, Aiden Debey and Grayson Walburn (1:57.59) for eighth; Liam Buller, Kaden McBride, Dustin Rajewski and Jude Tippy (2:33.14)

100 Backstroke – Adam King (1:14.83) for 10th; Matt Goodale (1:18.45) for 13th; Grayson Walburn (1:29.49); Evan Dealy (1:36.62); Hector Amaya (2:00.44)

100 Breaststroke – Isaac Smith (1:05.90) for first; Zachary Smith (1:25.86) for 11th; Andrew Prine (1:35.81) for 15th; Chris Goodale (1:30.26); Fernando Zarate (1:39.30); Ashton Bickel (1:46.44); Dustin Rajewski (1:47.94); Jude Tippy (1:51.18); Aiden Debey (1:54.38); Kaden McBride (DQ); Liam Buller (DQ)

400 Freestyle Relay – Anthony Arial, Aiden Debey, Matt Goodale and Andrew Prine (4:59.35) for seventh; Hector Amaya, Ashton Bickel, Evan Dealy and Fernando Zarate (5:48.46) for 10th