Overall, the Varsity Boys ended the meet with seven first-place wins, three second-place wins and four third-place wins.
Among the first-place wins were the 200 Medley Relay, where Matthew Schaa, Justin Mora, Aaron Gonzales, and Steven Halseth finished at 1:58.36, a quarter of a second above second-place.
Devin Jessup also came in first in the 200 Freestyle with a 2:21 finish, along with Gonzales in the 50 Freestyle at 23.89, which fell four-tenths short of the section qualifying time.
Schaa also came in first in the 500 Freestyle at 6:13.80.
In the 200 Free Relay, Halseth, James Johnson, Jessup and Gonzales finished first with a score of 1:46.22.
Finally, Gonzales topped a first-place win in the 100 breast, finishing at 1:10.57. The overall score for the boys was 70-98, with Livingston taking the win.
The lady Tigers brought in two first-place wins, seven second-place wins, and seven third-place wins for their team Friday afternoon.
Stephanie Esqueda of Patterson finished first in the 50 Freestyle with a 31.64 finish, while the 200 Freestyle Relay team (comprised of Jenevy Esqueda, Nicolette Vargas, Brissa Nunez and Stephanie Esqueda) took first with a 2:07.87 finish—six seconds faster than second-place.
The overall score for the girls was 71-99, with Livingston taking the win.
Coach Amy Castillo Barron shared that she "was very proud of the team; with this being their first competition of the season, there were some big first-place finishes. We end the majority of the season at home, which means the comfort and desire will be stronger."
PHS Swim will compete against the Ceres High Bulldogs at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, at the Patterson Aquatic Center.
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