Oskaloosa Boys Swimming Competes In Des Moines

The Oskaloosa Indian Boys Swim Team traveled to Des Moines Lincoln high school to take on the Rail Splitters and the Newton/Pella squad.  Lincoln continued their unbeaten streak for the year and the crowd got to see Isaac Webb from Newton swim who is going to the University of Michigan to swim next year.  The Indians continued to show improvement as they are scoring more team points and continue to improve on their personal best times.  So far this year, they have managed to break 8 out of the 11 Indian swimming records from the last 2 years and the season is still young.

One of those records that was broken on the night was the 200 Medley Relay as the group of Jack Miller, Jarod Miller, Carter Huyser and Dawson Sarver swam a 1:57.21 to take third place and then they were followed by John Hammes, Nik Dykstra, Connor Swim and Colton Berg who swam a 2:06.04.

John Hammes was up next as he started the individual events as he swam the 200 Free in 2:27.09.

The 200 IM Event was next and Jack Miller broke an Indian record here with a time of 2:20.55 and earned a second place finish.  Dawson Sarver followed closely behind with a 2:22.72 and earned a 4th place finish.

The Indians sent 7 swimmers into the 50 Free Event to see where they were at during the early part of the season.  Nik Dykstra led the Indians and earned a fourth place finish swimming a 25.35, Carter Huyser a 25.63, Connor Swim a 26.81, Ean Beenken 27.81, Colton Berg 27.86, Sam Carmichael a 30.96, and Jacob Spears a 32.30.  It will be interesting to see how much these swimmers improve their times by the end of the season.

The next race was the 100 Fly and Carter Huyser led the way here with a fourth place finish in a time of 1:05.81 and was followed by Connor Swim with a time of 1:12.25.

The 100 Free came next and the Indians put 4 swimmers into the race as Jarod Miller came away a fourth place finish with the best time for the Indians with a 59.17, and was followed by Nik Dykstra 59.80, Ean Beenken 1:03.26 and Colton Berg with a 1:05.81.

Next event was the 200 Free Relay and the Indians sent Jarod Miller, Colton Berg, Jacob Spears, and Dawson Sarver to the blocks and they came away with a 1:52.14.

The 100 Back was next and Jack Miller led the way here with a 1:04.85 for a 4th place finish and was followed by John Hammes who had a 1:10.87.

The next event was the 100 Breast and it was a fun event to watch as Dawson Sarver was in a tight battle for first but just missed by .57 seconds as he swam a 1:07.83 for a second place finish and was followed by Jarod Miller with a 1:17.66.

The night was capped off with the 400 Free Relay as Connor Swim, Carter Huyser Nik Dykstra and Jack Miller went to the blocks and broke another school record with a time of 3:59.43.

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