Another Record Falls for Sandwich Swimmers
By: Dan Crowley
The Sandwich High School boys’ swimming and diving team wrapped up a successful season last weekend at the MIAA Division 2 state meet at Harvard University. King Philip Regional High School won the event with the Blue Knights finishing 32nd.
The highlight of the meet for the Knights came in the opening event as the medley relay team of Trey Kamb, Nick Crossman, Tom Cundiff, and Alex Simpson set a new school record posting a time of 1:47.62 for 16th place.
“It was a very good meet,” Coach Tony Compton said. “The caliber of swimming was very high. I am very heartened by the fact that this team returns next year virtually intact. Next year we really hope to make an impact at sectionals and states.”
Simpson swam a personal best time of 1:51.92 for 11th place in the 200 freestyle and Crossman took 18th in the individual medley with a personal best mark of 2:08.64.
Cundiff was 42nd in the 50 freestyle with a time of 24.10 and in the one-meter diving Sam Scott took 11th with 315 points. Grady Bergin finished 14th with 222.95 points.
Cundiff swam 25th in the butterfly in a time of 59.11. Simpson was 10th in the 500 freestyle posting a mark of 5:05.17 and in the 200 freestyle relay, the team of Brian Hann, Kellen Comer, Brad Collins, and Beau Stanton finished in 30th place in a time of 1:43.26.
Kamb clocked a personal best swim in the backstroke going 59.27 for 21st place. Crossman took 26th in the breaststroke with a personal best of 1:07.8 and Christian Hassler finished 34th at 1:09.77.
The team of Cundiff, Kamb, Crossman, and Simpson swam to an 18th-place finish in the day’s final event with a time of 3:33.06 in the 400 freestyle relay.
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