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March 12, 2013
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Reed sinks Greenwave

The Lady Wave swim team gave Reed a run for their money on Friday in Truckee.

Fallon, though, came up just short as the Raiders pulled out a 135-128 win. On the boys side, Reed completed the sweep with a 152-102 victory.

The girls were led by wins from Sam Martin (200-yard individual medley and 100 butterfly) and Alex Lynch (500 freestyle).

Martin blew past the field in the 200 IM with a time of 2 minutes, 24.82 seconds, about 7 seconds in front of Reed’s Mailii Song.

Fallon’s depth, though, kept the meet close as Tina Anderson and Lea Brown placed second and third, respectively, in the 200 free.

The Lady Wave horded points in the 50 free as Lynch (28.37) placed second, Lyndsey Thurston (29,04) was third, Cortney Gierke (34.60) took fourth and Josie Bekiares (35.11) nabbed fifth.

Thurston also added a second-place finish in the 100 free (1:04.97), while Katrina Ward nabbed second in the 100 backstroke (1:20.28).

In the 100 breaststroke, Anderson finished second (1:26.41) and Josey Moore (1:44.84) nipped Reed’s Claire Pace by less than two seconds to grab third.

As for the relays second place was the theme. The 200 medley team of Anderson, Martin, Ward and Lynch, the 200 free team of Sierra Bivens, Ward, Brown and Thurston and the 400 relay squad of Martin, Thurston, Anderson and Lynch were nipped for the top spot.

For the boys, the 200 medley relay team of Kyle and Keith Grimes, Austin Thomas and Louie Mori kick started the meet with a first-place finish in 2:07.41.

The 200 free foursome consisting of the Grimes’, Mori and Hamry took first with a mark of 1:57.40, nearly 20 seconds ahead of Reed.

The 400 relay team of Thomas, Snooks, Koenig and Hamry placed third (5:33.95)

Keith Grimes flexed his muscles in the 50 free with a blazing run of 23.93. He added another win in the 100 fly (1:13.32).

Kyle Grimes also picked up two wins coming in the 200 IM (2:40.59), nearly 30 seconds ahead of Reed’s Kameron Watson, and in the 100 free (59.52).

Mori added a fourth-place finish in the 500 free (8:27.71).

Nathan Hamry took fifth in the 200 free (2:47.93) and third in the 100 breast (1:35.62). Garrett Snooks finished seventh in the 200 free (3:05.26) and fourth in the 100 back (1:38.16).

Davis Koenig was fifth in the 100 back with a mark of 1:53.91.

Track teams start with solid performances

On the track, the Fallon boys and girls teams opened the season at Silver Stage. Team results were not available, but the Greenwave produced numerous solid individual performances.

Nathan Heck placed second in the 110-meter hurdles (16.0) and Cameron Matzen was fifth (17.34). Matzen also took fourth in the 100 with a mark of 11.78.

Nick Marsan capped the hurdles sweep with a first-place finish in the 300 (44.47), while Heck was third (45.13).

In the distance races, Tanner Boone (5:01) and Nathan Schank (5:15.5) placed second and third, respectively, in the 1,600. Boone also placed second in the 3,200 (10:57.94) and Schank won the 800 (2:15).

In the jumps, Fallon swept the triple jump as Tyson Ernst (39 feet, 6.5 inches), Beau Marshall (38-10.5) and Jake Ernst (37-11) placed first, second and third, respectively.

Tyson Ernst added a second-place finish in the long jump (19-00), while Marshall was fourth (18-06). Ernst capped his day with a win in the 100 (11.55).

In the high jump, Charles Fulks took the win with a height of 5-08.

The Lady Wave, meanwhile, were led by Kelsey Reibsamen, who placed second in the 300 (57.12) and fourth in the 100 (19.87) hurdles and was second in the pole vault (7-00).

Sam Heck and Maddie Alegre tied for fourth in the pole vault at 6-06.

In the jumps, Abigail Belbin (14-11) and Kyonna Caillouette (14-09) went 1-2 in the long jump. Caillouette was also second in the triple jump (29-08) and third in the 100 (13.97).

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