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Boys Swimming vs. Cudahy

The Brown Deer/University School boys swimming and diving team opened the 2018-2019 season with a nail-biter.  BD/USM lost to Cudahy by just two points, 80-78, in a Woodland Conference dual meet on Wednesday, November 28th at Cudahy High School.

Doug Dickinson, the head coach of the BD/USM team, commented on the meet, “The boys swim season kicked off with a great battle versus Cudahy. We lost the battle by two points to a team with double the number of swimmers that we had.

The BD/USM team did well, winning 8 of the 10 varsity races.  But Cudahy had more swimmers competing and they were able to enough total points to take the victory.

“We won every event but two and had several great efforts. Senior Bobby Albrightson had a very tough back-to-back-to back night, and he won two of those events. He teamed up with junior captain Reid Pezewski to go one-two in the 500 Freestyle. Junior captain Caleb Saffold had two wins in the 200 IM and the 100 Breaststroke.  Sophomore Trenton Ridgeway had a huge night with a third-place finish in the 50 Freestyle.”

BD/USM won the first event of the evening.  Bobby Albrightson, Caleb Saffold, Johnny Albrightson and Reid Pezewski took first place in the 200 yard Medley Relay race.  Their winning time was 2:00.24.

Pezewski won the 200 yard Freestyle race. His time in the event was 2:30.76.

Saffold then won the 200 yard Individual Medley event.  He took it with a time of 2:13.29.

Johnny Albrightson took first place in the 50 yard Freestyle race. He won with a time of 27.04 seconds.  Trenton Ridgeway took third for BD/USM at 32.48.

Johnny Albrightson then swam for BD/USM in the 100 yard Butterfly event.  He won it with a time of 1:11.87.

Bobby Albrightson took first place and Pezewski took second place in the 500 yard Freestyle race.  Albrightson finished the distance with a time of 6:14.29.  Pezewski finished at 7:04.35.

Bobby Albrightson, Johnny Albrightson, Saffold and Pezewski then joined together to win the 200 yard Freestyle Relay event.  The quartet’s time in the race was 1:51.02.

Bobby Albrightson then swam in the 100 yard backstroke race, winning it with a time of 1:16.16.

Saffold won the 100 yard Breaststroke event for BD/USM with a time of 1:05.24.

Pleased with the team’s opener, Dickinson looked ahead, “We swim in the Chuck Walters Memorial Invitational Saturday at Nicolet High and look forward to another opportunity to compete.”

The Brown Deer/University School boys swimming and diving team competes in The Chuck Walters Memorial Invitational conducted by Nicolet High School on Saturday, December 1st at Nicolet High School, beginning at 8:30 a.m.