Boys Varsity Swimming · Savinkov and Edmonds Start Season Off Strong

The SMNW boys swim team, led by Alex Savinkov and Grant Edmonds, had some strong performances in their first two meets of the season.  Their first meet, Lansing Relays Invitational, Savinkov and Edmonds led relay teams to (3) first place and (1) second place finishes.  They continued their winning ways three days later at Olathe North.  Both winning two individual events and leading relays to two first place finishes.  Edmonds won the 200 IM and 100 back and Savinkov won the 50 free and 100 fly.  All victories, including the relays, were state championship qualifying times.

Meet Highlights

Lansing Relays

1st place: 100 Free Relay (Alex Savinkov, Brian Harrell, Grant Edmonds, Alex Duewel)

1st place: 200 Fly Relay (Brian Harrell, Alex Savinkov, Grant Edmonds, Alex Duewel)

1st place: 200 Free Relay (Alex Savinkov, Grant Edmonds, Brian Harrell, Alex Duewel)

2nd place: 200 Medley Relay (Jack Ensley, Grant Edmonds, Brian Harrell, Alex Savinkov)

2nd place: 500 Free Relay (Kyle Vogel, Alex Duewel, Brendan MacAuley, Sam Steinlicth)

Olathe North Meet

Alex Savinkov: 1st place 50 free and 100 fly (state qualifying times in each)

Grant Edmonds: 1st place 200 IM and 100 back (state qualifying times in each)

Will Ensley: 1st place 100 breast

Brian Harrell: 3rd place 100 fly (state qualifying time)

200 Medley and 400 Free relays: 1st place (Savinkov, Edmonds, Harrell, Duewel)