Viking swimmers fall hard against Bluffton

Huntington North senior Conner Mason churns for home in the 200-yard freestyle in the Vikings' meet against Bluffton at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Mason placed third in the event.
Huntington North senior Conner Mason churns for home in the 200-yard freestyle in the Vikings' meet against Bluffton at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Mason placed third in the event. Photo by Steve Clark.

Two individual seconds and three in relays were the best the Huntington North High School boys’ swim team could manage in a 120-50 loss to visiting Bluffton on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

Nathan York in the 100-yard backstroke and Cole Davidson in the 100-yard breaststroke got the individual seconds for the Vikings. York, a sophomore, touched the wall in 1:09.25 for his backstroke runner-up, and Davidson, a freshman, went 1:24.86 for his breaststroke runner-up.

Davidson was joined by senior Reid Dillion, junior Aidan Milelr and sophomore Jamal Werling for second in the 200-yard medley relay, in 2:13.97.

York was joined by Miller, Conner Mason and Keegan Mautz for second in the 200-yard freestyle relay, in 1:50.29.

Mautz, Mason, Davidson and York were the 400-yard freestyle relay team, placing second in 4:21.90.

Mason took a pair of thirds for HNHS, dong so in the 200-yard freestyle, in 2:18.99, and the 100-yard freestyle, in 1:02.15.

Other bronze finishes for the Vikings came from Mautz in the 200-yard individual medley, in 2:31.62, Dillion in the 500-yard freestyle, in 6:53.62; and Miller in the 100 breast, in 1:29.95.