Bucs Set Records In The Pool

OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego boys’ swimming and diving team splashed to a 54-40 over Baldwinsville.

The Bucs set three new pool records on their way to victory.

Reeve Callen set a record in the 200 Freestyle and Drake Becksted set records in both the 50 and 100 Freestyle.

The meet started with the medley relay team of Luke Familo, Geoff Taylor, Zak Handley and Kyle Kunzwiler finishing second in the event.

Callen (1:50.64) won the 200 free event and broke the old pool record.

Sean Stegmoller (1:55.53) notched a second place for the Bucs.

The tandem of Zach Gerber and Handley placed second and third in the 200 Individual Medley.

In the splash and dash 50 free, Becksted set his first pool record with a 21.97 with Familo placing third with a time of 25.42.

Also participating in the 50 Free for the Bucs were Jeremy Galvin (26.77), Jim Dillon (26.56), Alex Kemper (26.76), Josh Saternow (26.80), Josh Costo (27.88), Billy McSweeney (28.03), Dylan Harrington (27.04) and Brendon Reed (33.11).

Stegmoller raced to a first place (56.91) for the Bucs in the 100 Butterfly with Handley (1:11.87) placing fourth.

Becksted set his second pool record when he swan a 49.19 in the 100 Freestyle.

Kunzwiler (58.83) took a fourth for the team.

Callen swam away from all his competition in the 500 Freestyle and finished with a 5:05.14.

Dillon’s (6:03. 95) placed him fourth for the Bucs and kept the team in the lead by 10 points.

Even though Familo (1:04.39) and Kunzwiler (1:06.31) placed them third and fourth in the event the Bees were in striking distance of winning the meet.

The 100 Breast Stroke duo of Taylor (1:10.18) and Gerber (1:10.71) placed first and second and put the Bucs up by 10 points with only the 400 Freestyle Relay to go.

In the 400 Free Relay the team of Becksted, Stegmoller, Gerber and Callen missed by four-tenths of breaking the fourth pool record of the day, winning the event and assuring a victory for the Bucs.

Coach Rick Klein was very happy with the outcome of the meet.

“B’ville had a very strong team, everyone on our team had to swim their best to win the meet, and we all did. It was a very strong win for the Bucs. Our next meet will be at home on Jan. 26 against Cicero-North Syracuse.”