The Buffalo Boys Swimming and Diving team finished up their season last week with two home meets.
On Tuesday, the boys won the meet vs. St. Cloud Apollo, the first of two meets. Freshman Brian Pettit broke the 26 second mark in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 25.9 seconds. In diving, Senior Spencer Chenoweth took Second with a personal best score of 188.55. Ending the meet with the 400 freestyle relay, Buffalo’s A relay took First with a time of 3:38.58.
Thursday the team went up against St. Michael Albertville, who were fighting for the Conference Champs title.
“I knew Thursday was going to be hard. I hoped to drop time and do well even though I knew we probably weren’t going to win,” said Sophomore Jonathon Cesarek.
Buffalo lost to St. Michael Albertville with a final score of 77 to 94. STMA Junior Noah Dalluge broke the 50 freestyle pool record with a final time of 22.65 seconds. In the 100 yard backstroke junior Conor Mann, from Buffalo, just missed the school record with a final time of 59.6 seconds. STMA also broke the 200 Free Relay pool record with a time of 1:32.85; they also broke the 400 Free Relay pool record with a time of 3:27.42.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3sakY9QayU] Diving coach Tanner Bauman reflected on the season, “It’s been a pretty good season, it has been tough though since we haven’t won a whole lot and we’ve had quite a few kids with injuries….but I hope it will be better next season.”
Up next the team starts tapering for JV Champs and Sections to wrap up their season.