The Eastview Boys Swim and Dive team won their first home meet against Lakeville North on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. The junior varsity team also won their meet, with a score o 109 to 40.
Varsity highlights include a first place finish in the 200 Medley Relay for team Montgomery, J. Poppitz, Pekarek and Lutton. Team Greseth, Lambert, St. Clair, and S. Hagen placed third in that race and team M. Poppitz, DeSutter, Chambers, and Wefring placed fourth. S. Gloege placed won first place in the 200 free, followed by Gray in third and Friel in fourth. In the 200 IM, Greseth, St. Clair, and Montgomery placed second, third and fourth, respectively. Pekarek swam to a first place finish in the 50 free followed by Lambert in second and Wefring in fifth place. Tigner won first place honors in diving. In the butterfly, Gray placed third and St. Clair fourth. Gloege placed second in the 100 free, followed by S. Hagen and Lutton. In the 500, J. Poppitz took second place, Fisher was fourth and M. Poppitz fifth. Team Pekarek, Lutton, Gloege and S. Hagen won first place in the 200 free relay followed by team Gray, Wefring, St. Clair, and Montgomery in second place and team Breimhurst, Gant, Sturm, and Swalve coming in fifth place. Eastview swimmers won the first three spots in the backstroke, with Greseth in first, Friel in second and Kunisaki in third place.
The JV swim highlights include a first place finish in the 200 medley relay for team Arndt, Gant, Sturm, and Swalve and a second place finish in the same race for team Larson, Portnov, Lilly and Hendrickson. Kunisaki swam to a first place finish in the 200 free, followed by Fisher in second and Robinson in fourth. in the 200 IM, Lilly came in first place, Goldberg was next in second place and Dyakin came in third. EAstview swimmers took the first three places in the JV 50 free, with Arndt, Breimhurst and Hendrickson in first, second, and third, respectively. Sturm swam to a first place finish in the butterfly, with Swalve coming in second place in the same race. Dressler came in first place in the 100 free, followed by Breimhurst in second, and Hendrickson in fourth. Team Dressler, Robinson, Portnov, and Hendrickson came in first in the 200 free relay, followed by team Clark, Dalzell, Erdman, and Kovacs in third. Arndt swam to a second place finish in the 100 backstroke JV, with Sturm following in fourth. In the 100 breaststroke JV, DeSutter took top honors, followed by Gant in second and Goldberg in third, In a thrilling end to the JV meet, team Robinson, Dressler, Clark and Larson took first place in the 400 free relay.
It’s a thrill to watch these young men representing Eastview High School at these swim meets.