Blue Racer boys win, girls lose agaisnt South Adams

The Blue Racer swimming teams experienced different outcomes against host South Adams on Thursday, Feb. 28, as the boys' team picked up its first win of the season, 100-60, while the girls' team lost 135-45.

Finishing first for the boys was the unit of Kevin King, Cody Barton, Paul Helmich and Hale Brown in the 200-yard medley relay and 300-yard freestyle relay and Barton in the 100-yard individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke.

Emma Helmich captured a pair of firsts for the girls in the 50-yard butterfly and 100-yard individual medley.

The boys' team, 1-3, got second-place finishes from the 200-yard medley relay team of Josh Rice, Jacob Koons, Jacob Burns and Keegan Mautz, Helmich in the 100-yard individual medley and 400-yard freestyle, Colin Betterly in the 50-yard freestyle, Burns in the 50-yard freestyle, the quartet of Burns, Mautz, Koons and Chase McCann in the 200-yard freestyle relay, Rice in the 100-yard breaststroke and Koons in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Second-place finishes on the girls' team, 0-1-3, came from Alexis Miller in the 100-yard breaststroke and Bethany Brunner, Alexandra Short, Miller and Helmich in the 200-yard medley relay.