The Royals earned their first dual meet victory of the season Tuesday night, beating conference opponent Noblesville by a score of 134-46.
A later meet start time, altered travel plans, and less time between events presented challenges for some athletes. This sport provides many learning experiences, and this meet will be a great opportunity for growth.
The Royals swept the top two spots in the opening medley relay, with the team of seniors Keegan Streett, Justin Voelker, Thomas Reising, and Zack Bostock finishing first in 1:40.28.
Senior Logan Hess won the 200 free in 1:55.57, sophomore Charlie Rogers won the 200 IM in 2:08.44, and Bostock won the 50 free in 22.74.
Senior Jack Bisesi outdueled teammate Noah Ebeyer for the win in the diving competition, with Bisesi recording a winning score of 185.50.
Streett won the 100 free in 48.33 and Voelker won the 500 in 5:12.50.
Earning the victory in the 200 free relay was the quartet of Bostock, Reising, Hess, and Rogers with a time of 1:33.28.
Streett earned his second individual victory of the evening, winning the 100 backstroke, and junior Matt Truxall won the 100 breast in 1:02.75.
Hess, junior Ryan Harrison, Streett, and Voelker closed out the meet with a win in the 400 free relay, finishing in 3:33.81.
Standout performances for the Royals included Charlie Rogers winning the 200 IM, Justin Voelker winning the 500, and Matt Truxall winning the 100 breaststroke. Skyler Listenfelt stood out in the 50 and 100 freestyles, and Noah Haines put together a solid 200 free.
The Royals will host Avon on Tuesday, December 1 in front of a limited number of fans. The meet will be a split-squad JV/varsity meet, with the JV meet at 5:30 and the varsity competition at 7:30. More info will be available for parents soon.