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Kiel, Bachman continue record-setting frenzy

Post-Bulletin staff

Brian Kiel and Kendrick Bachman continued their assault on pool and state records on Saturday during the All-City Meet in boys swimming and diving.

Kiel had an all-time state best time during the meet and had plenty of help from his talented teammates as Century won the three-team affair with 771 points. Mayo was second with 525 and John Marshall was third with 513.

Century won nine of the 12 events. Kiel had a hand in four victories and was part of three pool records in the meet held at John Marshall. The senior’s most dominating performance came in the 100-yard backstroke. Kiel set a state record with a winning time of 49.15.

Kiel also set a pool mark by winning the 200 individual medley in 1:50.14.

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The Century boys 400 freestyle relay of Chris Freeman, Mark Strom, Alex Cox and Kiel set a pool mark of 3:14.89. That was a second and a half faster than the pool mark they had set in the event earlier in the week.

Bachman won the 100 butterfly with a pool-record time of 51.52. The John Marshall senior also won the 100 breaststroke in 57.94.

Cox, in the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle, also had a pair of individual victories. Cox, like Kiel, was also on a pair of winning relay teams.

Mickey Stevens (50 freestyle) and Dennis Draper (100 freestyle) also had individual wins for Century.

Diver Chris White had Mayo’s lone victory.

ALL-CITY MEET

(Saturday at John Marshall)

TEAM SCORES

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Century 771, Mayo 525, John Marshall 513

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS

(Top 3 finishers)

200 medley relay: 1. Century (Brian Kiel, Mickey Stevens, Chris Freeman, Mark Strom) 1:39.64 (pool record); 2. John Marshall 1:45.49; 3. Century 2:04.32.

200 freestyle: 1. Alex Cox (C) 1:47.37; 2. Freeman (C) 1:52.27; 3. Tanner Nimke (C) 1:54.90.

200 individual medley: 1. Kiel (C) 1:50.14 (pool record); 2. Strom (C) 2:08.26; 3. Erik Nielsen (C) 2:08.46.

50 freestyle: 1. Stevens (C) 22.66; 2. Dennis Draper (C) 23.22; 3. Jim Aksamit (JM) 23.26.

Diving: 1. Chris White (M) 429.00; 2. Austin Cook (JM) 320.00; 3. Conner Garrett (JM) 305.00.

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100 butterfly: 1. Kendrick Bachman (JM) 51.52 (pool record); 2. Aksamit (JM) 56.14; 3. Greg Thompson (JM) 59.08.

100 freestyle: 1. Draper (C) 50.50; 2. Nimke (JM) 51.81; 3. Garrett Dow (M) 55.92.

500 freestyle: 1. Cox (C) 4:50.11; 2. Freeman (C) 4:51.61; 3. Strom (C) 5:13.65.

200 freestyle relay: 1. Century (Stevens, Draper, Stephane Chartier, Cox) 1:33.77; 2. Century 1:39.51; 3. Mayo 1:41.43.

100 backstroke: 1. Kiel (C) 49.15 (pool, state record); 2. Norbert Ordog (C) 1:01.73; 3. Elliot Lynch (M) 1:05.47.

100 breaststroke: 1. Bachman (JM) 57.94; 2. Stevens (C) 1:02.79; 3. Nielsen (C) 1:08.04.

400 freestyle relay: 1. Century (Freeman, Strom, Cox, Kiel) 3:14.89 (pool record); John Marshall 3:28.18; 3. Century 3:39.73.

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