Swimmers/Divers Sweep Rival Peddie

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Mercersburg’s boys’ and girls’ swimming and diving teams put together a solid effort against a traditional rival in their first dual meet of the year, defeating the Peddie School January 15 in the Lloyd Aquatic Center. The Blue Storm girls raced past the Falcons by a score of 101.5–76.5, with the Storm boys winning by a tally of 95–68.

Event winners for the Blue Storm included:
GIRLS
200-yard medley relay: Jade Matthias ’22/Maddie Koutavas ’22/Ava Harrington ’24/Laura Wargo ’22, 1:50.77
200 freestyle: Crystal Yuen ’24, 2:01.30
50 free: Harrington, 25.19
100 butterfly: Matthias, 1:01.17
100 free: Harrington, 55.01
500 free: Lily Gugino ’24, 5:22.15
200 free relay: Gugino/Harrington/Yuen/Koutavas, 1:43.11
100 backstroke: Matthias, 1:00.60

BOYS
200 medley relay: Teddy Blake ’23/Mason Green ’23/Mark Van Eybergen ’23/Peem Pibuldham ’22, 1:40.14
200 free: Van Eybergen, 1:45.94
50 free: Pibuldham, 21.57
1-meter diving: Alex Van Ess ’24, 164.80 points
100 fly: Nick Green ’25, 53.84
100 free: Pibuldham, 48.38
500 free: Blake, 4:47.30
200 free relay: Pibuldham/M. Green/N. Green/Eric Yoo ’24, 1:29.03

Full meet results (PDF)

Both Mercersburg squads visit The Hill School Saturday, January 22, for another dual meet against a longtime rival. The clash begins at 2 p.m. in Pottstown, PA.


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