Loss at a close meet

Nearing the end of the season, boys swim takes a close loss against Fort Zumwalt South.


Faith Carter

Despite the loss on Oct. 17, the team still showed tremendous strength by maintaining an impressive score despite low attendance rate. “Even though we didn’t win…everyone who as there swam their hearts out ad that’s all I ask for.” said Chris Bissett. “I can’t wait for GACs and State [with this team].”

Arriving at the pool late at night to compete against Fort Zumwalt South, the Francis Howell Central boys swim team warmed up for a tense competition. Facing the handicap of fall break, the Francis Howell Central team competed with only two varsity team members at the Oct. 17 evening event. Despite the difficulty, the team persevered, having multiple boys achieve personal records including seniors Ty Nedungadi and team captain Christopher Bissett. Even with the intense effort, the Central boys team met a close loss of 110 to 102, a mere eight point difference.

 “Not having the top tier swimmers left holes in our lineup that diminished our competitiveness,” said senior Christopher Bissett. “Our fall break meets, I felt, were good stepping stones into preparing us for the end of the season.”

Boys swim has only one more meet before GACs in November. They will face off against Fort Zumwalt West on Oct. 30 at the Rec-Plex.