2018-02-08 / Sports

Heritage Swimming

By Lamont Lenar


Abraham Lopez won the 200 freestyle at Heritage’s Jan. 30 meet against Davison. 
Photo by Lamont Lenar Abraham Lopez won the 200 freestyle at Heritage’s Jan. 30 meet against Davison. Photo by Lamont Lenar The Heritage boys’ swim team defeated Davison 135-41, in its final home meet of the season on Tuesday, Jan. 30, giving the Hawks a dual meet record of 6-1 for the season.

This was also senior night with all seven Heritage seniors setting personal best records in their final home meet. The 200 free relay team of Derek Kreszowksi, Zach Rychel, Kendrick Villalon, Luke Mehl set a pool record of 1:29.48 on the night.

Heritage won all 12 events in the meet: 200 Medley Relay, Derek Kreszowski, Mason LeRoux, Zach Rychel, Braydon Bays, 1:48.20; 200 Free, Abraham Lopez, 2:02.39; 200 IM, Liam Burns, 2:26.39; 50 Free, Jonah Fleming, :24.09; Diving, Tanner Rychel, 209.95; 100 Fly, Mason LeRoux, 1:04.58; 100 Free, Jack Williams :55.47; 500 Free, Jonah Fleming, 5:33.11; 200 Free Relay, Derek Kreszowksi, Zach Rychel, Kendrick Villalon, Luke Mehl, 1:29.48; 100 Back, Noah Fleming, 1:03.99; 100 Breast, Mason LeRoux, 1:15.05; 400 Free Relay, Zach Rychel, Jonah Fleming, Abraham Lopez, Noah Fleming, 3:31.28.


Luke Basil placed second in his heat in the 100 backstroke for Heritage in its Jan. 30 meet against Davison. 
Photo by Lamont Lenar Luke Basil placed second in his heat in the 100 backstroke for Heritage in its Jan. 30 meet against Davison. Photo by Lamont Lenar Heritage coach Garett Snook said the season has gone pretty well with the team placing second in the Tri Cities Championships.

Coach Snook said “The guys have been working very hard this season and it has shown with some very fast times.”

The team has three swimmers qualified for the state meet – Zach Rychel in five individual events, Kendrick Villalon three events and Derek Kreszowski three events – with a couple more swimmers having a chance also to qualify and all three relay teams also having qualified.



Heritage won its Jan. 30 meet against Davison, 135-41, Jack Williams swims the butterfly in the 200 individual medley for the Hawks. 
Photo by Lamont Lenar Heritage won its Jan. 30 meet against Davison, 135-41, Jack Williams swims the butterfly in the 200 individual medley for the Hawks. Photo by Lamont Lenar

Jacob Faerber placed second in the 100 breaststroke for Heritage in the Jan. 30 meet over Davison. 
Photo by Lamont Lenar Jacob Faerber placed second in the 100 breaststroke for Heritage in the Jan. 30 meet over Davison. Photo by Lamont Lenar

Noah Fleming swims the final leg of the 400 free relay to take first place for Heritage in the Jan. 30 meet. 
Photo by Lamont Lenar Noah Fleming swims the final leg of the 400 free relay to take first place for Heritage in the Jan. 30 meet. Photo by Lamont Lenar

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