Douglas swimmers past Hug
Both the Douglas High girls and boys swimming and diving teams had little trouble keeping their perfect Northern Division I dual meet records intact this past weekend against Hug.
The Tigers emerged as 263-5 winners in the girls dual meet and 236-9 in the boys dual meet. Diving was held on Friday at Alf Sorensen Pool in Sparks and swimming Saturday at the Carson Valley Swim Center.
The Douglas girls have now won 58 consecutive dual meets and the boys have won 43 straight.
Ryan Chen provided a highlight on the boys side when he won both the 100-yard breaststroke and 100 butterfly. Chen clocked a time of 1:05.71 in the breaststroke, his personal best time by 2 seconds.
Justin Hight was also a double winner in the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke, while Joe Sullivan sped to first-place in the 200 freestyle and Josh Smithen took first-place in the 100 freestyle.
Shelby Koontz was a double winner in the girls swimming, as the junior secured first-place in the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke. Kayla Ruffo won the 100 breaststroke, Savannah Chappell the 500 freestyle and Emma Gray the 100 butterfly.
The Tigers were dominant in the diving competition held Friday at Alf Sorensen Pool. Leah Frankiewich Olivia Tahti Hallie Nelson swept the top three places in the girls competition. Cole Petrosky, Zach Ingrey, Garrett Frankiewich and William Lennon-Williams went 1-2-3-4.
Douglas hosts McQueen and Spanish Springs for another conference meet Friday at the Carson Valley Swim Center. Diving is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. and swimming at 3:30 p.m.