AquaBombers Capture 47th Consecutive Sectional Title – Move on to Districts
Since the inception of the Sectionals for Ohio Swimming, the St. Xavier squad has won the Cincinnati division of the four site competition. This year was no different with as the AquaBombers amassed 714.5 points to runner-up Walnut Hills’ 245. The field included thirteen teams. Hosted at Keating Natatorium, the team took advantage of home water advantage and won every event. As importantly, every performance (swimming and diving) qualified for Districts slated at Miami this week.
Led by multiple winners, Grant House (SR) – 4, Nick Perera (JR) – 4, Justin Grender (JR) – 4, Luke Sobolewski (SR) – 3, and Charles Leibson (SR) -2, the Aquabombers placed every swim in the top 6 and went 1 – 2 in seven of the eight events contested Friday night.
“Our objective was to race hard and advance to Districts, and that is precisely what we did,” summarized head coach, Tim Beerman.