Friendswood Swimmers and Divers Win Dual Meet with Clear Lake

Nick Schmutz
On January 14th Friendswood hosted a dual meet against Clear Lake. Not only did the Lady Mustangs and Mustangs win the meet, they took 1st place in 20 out of 24 events. The Lady Mustangs won the meet with a total of 172 points. The Clear Lake girls scored 125 points. The Mustangs won the meet with a total of 219 points. The Clear Lake boys scored a total of 88 points.

During the meet Michael Claunch set a new pool record for the Boys 1 Meter Diving scoring a total of 265.35 for his 6 dives performed.

The Friendswood High School Swimming and Diving team took time during the meet to recognize the senior swimmers and divers from both teams and wish them well.

Friendswood seniors recognized were: Gina Fossati, Camille Hamilton, Katie Kosinski, Brittany Morgan, Woody Connell, Colin Couillard, Colin DeLosSantos, Daniel Holcomb, Kevin Lu, Jonathan Nguyen, Andrew Saul, Sinjin Sharma, Sean Stanley, Daniel Theall and James Tomerlin. Clear Lake seniors recognized were: Sharlyne Turner, Angelia Wu, Micaela Young, Sean Costello, Nick Delauro and JP Peck.

Friendswood Swimmers Placing 1st Were:

Katie Kosinski, Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson – 200 Yard Medley Relay

James Tomerlin, Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall, Mark Theall – 200 Yard Medley Relay

Nico Monroig – 200 Yard Freestyle

Gina Fossati – 200 Yard Individual Medley

Mark Theall – 200 Yard Individual Medley, 100 Yard Freestyle

Sadie Wilson – 50 Yard Freestyle, 100 Yard Butterfly

Audrey Sweeney – 1 Meter Diving

Michael Claunch – 1 Meter Diving

Nick Schmutz – 100 Yard Butterfly

Katie Kosinski – 100 Yard Freestyle, 100 Yard Backstroke

Sinjin Sharma – 500 Yard Freestyle

Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson, Katie Kosinski – 200 Yard Freestyle Relay

Woody Connell, Daniel Theall, Nick Schmutz, Evan Metcalf – 200 Yard Freestyle Relay

James Tomerlin – 100 Yard Backstroke

Sydney Gurry – 100 Yard Breaststroke

Daniel Theall – 100 Yard Breaststroke

Woody Connell, Nico Monroig, Mark Theall, James Tomerlin – 400 Yard Freestyle Relay

The Friendswood swimming and diving teams will compete next in the District 24 6A Swimming and Diving Championship meet to be held at their own natatorium, The Wave. Diving will be held on Friday, January 29th starting at 4:00pm. The swimming competition will be held on Saturday, January 30st beginning at 10:00am.