Boys Swimming: Segal sets Chelsea pool record as Pioneers dunk Bulldogs


The Pioneer swimming and diving team won every individual event, swept the relays and Matthew Segal set a Beach Middle School pool record as visiting Pioneer dunked Chelsea 149-37 in an SEC crossover dual-meet on Tuesday in Chelsea. The Bulldogs host their home meets at Beach Middle School.

Segal, only a sophomore, finished in 57.99 seconds in the breaststroke to set the new Chelsea pool record which was previously set in 2008. Pioneer swept the event with Alex Farmer taking second (1:06.46) and Sung-Jae Lee finishing third (1:07.46).

The Pioneer foursome of Cameron Williston, Vaughn Hajra, Henry Cramer and Robert Yang opened the meet with a first-place finish in the medley relay with a time of 1 minute, 42.78 seconds.


In the 200 freestyle, Teodor Jaworski finished first (1:53.85), Ethan Hume second (1:54.75) and Jack Shemke third (1:58.56) for the Pioneers.

Pioneer swept the IM with Samuel Fonte first (2:06.64), Hajra second (2:08.91) and Anthony Gibbons third (2:11.89).

Yang won the 50 free in 23.39 with Jaworski second (24.22) and Gabriel Labadie third (24.25).

Cole Gremewan won the diving with 255.50 points with teammate Max Rolla-Mullis in second with 158.35 points.

Pioneer swept the butterfly with Shashank Chandru first (56.05), Cramer second (56.39) and Koa Williams third (58.94).

It was more of the same in the 100 free as Trent Hitchins touched first in 49.78 followed by Williston in second (50.14) and Caleb Rice third (52.63).

Ryan Hume won the 500 free in 5:09.83 and Tristan Serr was second in 5:33.32 for the Pioneers.

The Pioneer foursome of Williams, Hitchins, Anthony McDonough and Wilkening won the 200 free relay in 1:37.17.

McDonough, a senior, turned around and won the backstroke in 59.85. Wilkening was second in 1:04.67 and Jack Bajcz was third in 1:05.91.

The group of Bajcz, Jaworski, Shemke and Lee won the 400 free relay in 3:40.70.




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