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Wildcat swimmer remain perfect in league

May 01, 2002|STAFF REPORTS

The Brawley Union High boys and girls swim teams improved to 5-0 in the Imperial Valley League with wins over Southwest High in El Centro on Tuesday.

The Brawley girls won 136-32 while the boys were victorious 94-24.

Brooke Pace, Lauren Roberts and Jennifer Cardenas all won two individual events and were members of two winning relay teams.

Jennifer Cardenas was victorious in the 200-yard individual medley in 2 minutes, 49 seconds and the 100-yard butterfly in 1:14, Pace won the 100-yard freestyle in 1:06 and the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:24 and Roberts took the 50-yard freestyle in 31:05 and the 500-yard freestyle in 7:05.

Cardenas, Pace and Roberts teamed with Denae Smith to win the 200-yard medley relay in 2:23.39.

Cardenas and Pace hooked up with Natalia Cardenas and Tracy King to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:45.

Roberts' other win came in the 200-yard freestyle relay, where she teamed with Natalia Cardenas, King and Smith to win in 2:14.


Also winning individual events for the Wildcats were Natalia Cardenas in the 200-yard freestyle (2:32) and Smith in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:21.

On the boys side, Robbie Overstreet, Ethan Schoch and Julian Tamayo all won four events for Brawley.

Schoch won the 200 freestyle (2:35) and the 100 breaststroke (1:22), Overstreet won the 50 freestyle (28.39) and the 100 freestyle (1:04) and Tamayo won the 100 butterfly (1:27) and the 200 individual medley in 3:08. The three hooked up with Tim Dowden to win the 200 medley relay in 2:21.

Tamayo and Overstreet teamed with Mike Sims and Dowden to win the 200 freestyle relay in 2:04. Schoch partnered with Sims, Bradley Huber and Troy Hutchinson to take the 400 freestyle relay in 5:21.

Huber won the 500 freestyle in 8:42 and Sims took the 100 in 1:22 to round things out for Brawley.

Both teams return to action at 4 p.m. Thursday, with Southwest swimming at Central Union High in El Centro and Brawley taking on Imperial at Imperial Valley College.

Imperial tops Central twice

The Imperial High boys and girls teams got past Central Union High in Imperial Valley League action at IVC on Tuesday.

The Imperial girls won 100-71 with the boys winning 81-73.

Leading the Imperial girls was Erika Valle, who won the 50-yard freestyle in 29.13 and 100 backstroke in 1:14.63. She teamed with Diana Verdugo, Jessica Lovecchio and Stephanie Brock to win the 200 medley relay in 2:17.43.

Valle, Verdugo and Brock hooked up with Eileen Verdugo to take the 200 freestyle relay in 2:01.69.

Winning individual events for the Imperial girls were Vanessa Marrs in the 200 freestyle (2:34.28) and the 500 freestyle (7:11.47), Lovecchio in the 100 breaststroke in 1:23.68, Brock in the 200 individual medley (2:59.19) and Diana Verdugo in the 100 butterfly in 1:22.06.

Tommy Dale led the Tiger boys with four victories.

Dale took the 200 freestyle in 2:26.91 and 500 freestyle in 6:47.18 and teamed with Tony Deen, Ricardo De Paula and Blake Seeger to win the 200 medley relay in 2:03.19 and the 200 freestyle relay in 1:47.85.

Seeger picked up the team's other individual victory, taking the 50 freestyle in 26.03.

Leading Central was Fabian Amparano, who won the 100 butterfly (1:14.27), the 100 freestyle (56.88) and the 100 breaststroke (1:09.18).


Southwest 11, Vincent Memorial 7

The Southwest High tennis team remained undefeated in the Imperial Valley League with an 11-7 win over Vincent Memorial in El Centro on Tuesday.

With the scored tied 6-6 going into the final round, Southwest won five of the final six sets to improve to 6-0 in the IVL.

Southwest was led by its doubles teams, which accounted for seven points.

The No. 1 doubles team of Greg and Randy Lyon improved its season record to 21-0 as it swept its sets 6-0, 6-2, 6-0.

Kareem Salem and Hector Bravo, the Eagles' No. 2 doubles team, won two sets 6-1 and 6-4, with the No. 3 team of Bobby Romero and Jared Kaye rounding out things with two wins at 6-3 and 6-2.

Vincent's only doubles wins came from the No. 3 team of Juan Lopez and Rodolfo Labandera, winning 6-4 6-1.

On the singles side, the No. 1 for Southwest, Timm Walter, swept his sets 7-5, 7-5, 6-4.

The Eagles' other singles point came from No. 2 singles player John Bonano, who won a set 6-1.

Vincent's No. 2 singles player, Edwardo Carrizosa, and No. 3 singles, Don Fontaine, both won two sets 6-4 and 6-5.

Daniel Cadena, No. 1 for the Scots, nabbed a point with a 6-4 win.

Both teams play at 5 today, with Southwest playing at Central Union High and Vincent playing at Calexico.

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