Glenwood swimmers dominate at Moffat County dual meet |

Glenwood swimmers dominate at Moffat County dual meet

The Glenwood Springs boys swim team owned the Moffat County pool on Saturday, winning all but two events and defeating the Cowboys 96-52 in its first meet of the year.”Overall, it was a great meet. The kids did well,” said head coach Howard Jay. “The guys came out of it feeling really good.”Nine Demons battled nine Cowboys, and Moffat County won only the 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard freestyle relay.Glenwood recorded first through third finishes in the 200-yard freestyle, with Bryce McDermott winning in a time of 2:19.63, Michael Ball taking second and Patrick Kramer finishing in third.McDermott also won the 500-yard freestyle. Bal, a senior in his first varsity meet, and Kramer also picked up individual victories in the 100-yard butterfly and the 100-yard backstroke, respectively.Senior Jon Jay, the coach’s son, took home titles in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:35.05 and the 200-yard backstroke in a time of 1:13.27.Junior Jamie Giezentanner won the 50-yard freestyle event in a time of 28.24 and took second in the 100-yard freestyle. Freshman Alex Moore finished third in the 100-yard backstroke and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle. Senior Jesse Riley recorded a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke and took sixth in the 100-yard freestyle.”Jesse did really well in his first ever competition as a swimmer,” said Coach Jay. “To come out as a senior in a new sport – he did really well.”The Demons will be back in action Friday and Saturday at the Montrose Invitational, and Coach Jay said his team has some work to do to prepare.”The first meet is always fun because you can see how everyone does, but it also gives you a chance to see where you’re at and what condition you are in,” said Coach Jay. “We will definitely be spending some time conditioning.”

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