The Conestoga swimming team found success at the Silver Champs, held on Feb. 6. For some seniors, their high scool swimming careers ended on a high note.
In a meet not seen in 14 years, ‘Stoga girls swimming lost a Central League meet, to Radnor. ‘Stoga, which graduated 11 seniors last year, is in rebuilding.
Already this season the girls have triumphed against four teams. On Thursday Jan. 6, freshmen Julia Semner, sophomore Leah Bernstein and junior Caroline Cruickshank blew Marple Newtown’s single diver out of the water. In each of the six required dives, all three Pioneers outscored the lone Marple Newtown Tiger.
The boys’ swim team overcame issues with a starting block to defeat Springfield 103 to 62 on Monday Dec. 8.
At the PIAA District One Swimming Championship, held from Feb. 28 to March 1 at La Salle University, Conestoga swimmers broke four school records, placing second overall.
The boys and girls swim teams won their meet against Ridley on Jan. 27.
The boys and girls swim teams traveled to Radnor High School on Jan. 13 for their most anticipated meet of the season.
The Conestoga boys and girls swim teams defeated Strath Haven in an away meet on Friday, Jan. 10 to continue their undefeated seasons.
Members of the swim team competed in the state championship on March 14-15.
Varsity swimmer and senior Nic Graesser won a second place award at the swimming state championship last week.