L-S swim teams participate in L-L League history making first ever tri-meet

Last night marked the start of the Lancaster-Lebanon League swimming season where the Lampeter-Strasburg Pioneers girls swim team proved victorious defeating Manheim Central, 72-22. Unfortunately, the team fell to Warwick 64-30.

The girls took first and third in the 200 freestyle relay, besting Warwick by nearly two seconds for first place. Hailey Welchans posted top times for the Pioneers in the 50 (27.14) and 100 (1:00.66) freestyles and Catherine Horner led in the 200 (2:10.26) and 500 (5:57.27) freestyles.
The boys swim team has similar results as the girls falling to Warwick,72-21, but beating Central, 65-28.

Colin Anderson led the boys with a pair of overall wins, touching first in the 100 butterfly (52.83) —an event he won at last year's District Three Class 2A championships — and the 50 freestyle (22.18). The senior also teamed with Dylan Grau, Steven Hollern and Nathan Tobler to win the 200 medley relay.

The met made L-L League history being the first ever tri-meet. 

--by Lexi Wagner, LS News sports reporter

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