Boys finish Strong Season with a 3rd place finish at CCS
The Palo Alto boys team finished the season with a 3rd place finish at the CCS Section Championship meet. The boys had a fantastic season and topped it off with a great performance at CCS.
The boys 200 Medley Relay of Andrew Choi, Robert Cheng, Alex Liang and Matthew Liang finished second in a time of 1:32.70. Alex Liang then set a school record in the 200 Freestyle with a time of 1:36.86, Andrew Cho also got into the action with a 5th place finish in a time of 1:40.52, Matt Liang added points in the 50 Freestyle with a time of 21.97.
Reed Merrit won the CCS championship in the diving event with a score of 593.65 it was a tremendous effort only half a point off of his school record. And Jack Callaghan finished a strong 10 place as a freshman. The divers did a fantastic job for the team.
Daniel Sing swam a personal best time of 51.42, good for 6th in school history in the 100 Butterfly. Alex Liang then came back and won his second event, the 500 Freestyle in a time of 5:23.62.
The boys 200 Free Relay of Daniel Sing, Ethan Bundy, Robert Cheng and Matthew Liang on their heat in a time of 1:27.75.
Andrew Cho placed 3rd in the 100 Backstroke with a time of 49.71, good for second all time in school history. Robert Cheng got into the act with a 7th place finish in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 58.59.
The 400 Free Relay of Daniel Sing, Ethan Bundy, Andrew Cho and Alex Liang came within 2/100ths of a second for first place in an exciting relay at the end of the meet.
The boys held their head high, swam and behaved with great poise and effort and represented Palo Alto High School with respect and honor. It was a joy to coach and watch these young men grow this year. All of the athletes listed above and all three relays are entered into the state meet. It will be a fun and exciting meet and we are looking for our boys to finish the season strong.
The State psych sheet is posted on our results page.