The Tooele boys and girls swimming teams put together a strong performance last Friday at the Lehi Legacy Center, beating Region 10 foe Cedar Valley in the first-ever meet between the schools.
The Tooele girls beat the Aviators 163-84, winning 10 of 11 events. The Buffaloes swept all three relays, with Annalee Beard, Kylee Randle, Aspen Grgich and Myra Miller winning the 200-yard medley relay in 2 minutes, 5.35 seconds. Sharon Seals, Jennifer Hall, Randle and Miller won the 200 freestyle relay in 1:58.85, and Beard, Lachele Coombs, Lauren von Niederhausern and Grgich won the 400 free relay in 4:14.92.
Seals won the 200 free in 2:15.87 and added a victory in the 100 free in 1:01.92. Grgich won the 50 free in 26.80, recording the seventh-fastest time by a Class 4A swimmer in that event so far this season, to go with a winning time of 1:07.93 in the 100 backstroke (11th-fastest in 4A). Coombs won the 500 free in 7:01.75, and Randle won the 100 breaststroke in 1:19.06.
Tooele’s boys picked up a 149-101 win over Cedar Valley, winning all but four events. Cade McEachern won the 50 free in 24.08 (13th-fastest in 4A) and the 100 back in 1:00.17. Ryan Beard won the 100 free in 1:01.35 and Harrison Stoddard won the 500 free in 5:44.67 (14th-fastest in 4A) and the 100 breast in 1:16.28.
The THS boys relay teams also had strong days. McEachern, Stoddard, Austin Chlubna and Andrew Crane won the 200 medley relay in 1:52.76. Cooper Tolbert, Gavin Gray, Nathaniel Cooper and Cooper Woods finished second in the 200 free relay in 1:59.69, and Crane, Stoddard, Chlubna and McEachern won the 400 free relay in 3:56.06, equaling their fastest time of the season and placing them 11th in 4A in the early going.
Tooele and Stansbury took part in a meet at the Pratt Aquatic Center in Tooele against Ogden that was not complete at press time Thursday afternoon. Grantsville will join THS and SHS for a tri-meet between the Tooele County schools that begins at 8 a.m. Saturday.