Swimmers take third
Arrowhead's 11-year winning streak halted
The impressive 11-year winning streak of capturing the Classic 8/Greater Metro Conference boys swimming championship is over for the Arrowhead Warhawks. Newcomer Muskego put an end to that run last Saturday.
Taking part in the nine-school conference meet at Waukesha South, Muskego, in the league for the first time, surprised league favorite Brookfield and AHS and won the title with 456 points. Brookfield was second at 379, and Arrowhead took third with 311 points.
The Warhawks, coached by Bob Jenkyns, had won the last 11 conference titles and 12 of the previous 15.
Last year, Arrowhead dominated the conference meet, winning with 673 points and seven event victories.
On Saturday, AHS did not win a single race and topped out with four second-place finishes. Junior Jake Barry took second for Arrowhead in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 55.24, and sophomore Logan Kozlik took second in the 100 freestyle at 48.49.
In the 200 medley relay, the Warhawks took second with a time of 1:40.00. Members of that relay were Kozlik, sophomore Allen Roller, freshman Duke Bednarke and Barry. They also took second in the 200 freestyle relay (1:30.00) with Barry, Kozlik, Bednarke and freshman Logan Roberts.
The Warhawks also grabbed several other finishes in the top five.
Kozlik took fourth (1:49.11) in the 200 freestyle, and Barry was fifth (22.44) in the 50 freestyle. Bednarke was fourth (55.49) in the 100 butterfly and Roberts was third (5:01.80) in the 500 freestyle. Corbin Grimes was fifth (5:14.36) in the same race. Roller took third in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:04.28.
Waukesha North's varsity boys swim team, a co-op with Kettle Moraine and Pewaukee, took fourth with 310 points, one point behind Arrowhead.
Brian Lander placed third in the diving competition at 325.10.
Ryan Simon Hensen, Mitchell Grinwald, Will Lewis and Keenan Acken finished in fourth place in the 200-yard medley relay at 1:44.70.
Nolan Fahey was second in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:47.21. Fahey was second in the 500 freestyle at 4:55.75. Sean Oh, Greg Geanon, Lander and Fahey ended up in third place in the 200 free relay at 1:34.48.
Hensen was fourth in the 100 backstroke with a time of 56.56. Fahey, Hensen, Grinwald and Acken ended up fourth in the 400 freestyle relay at 3:27.50.
WIAA sectionals are scheduled for Feb. 16.
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