Badger High School’s Vincent DiVito swims the second 50 yards of the breaststroke leg of the boys 200 medley relay at the Lake Geneva double dual on Dec. 11. (Desirae Dillard photo)

By Michael S. Hoey


The Lake Geneva Badger co-op swim team won a dual meet against the Prairie School (146-16) and Jefferson-Cambridge (137-32) on Dec. 11.

The Badgers dominated the meet taking first, second, and third place in six different events:

  • 200-yard freestyle – Ben Shane (2:03.64), Nathaniel Rafe (2:07.97), Andreas Scocos (2:08.74);
  • 50-yard freestyle – Tom Whowell (23.63), Scocos (24.98), Steven Haworth (25.66);
  • 100-yard butterfly – Benton Greenberg (1:02.24), Evan Gerold (1:09.90), Tommy Anderson (1:11.53);
  • 100-yard freestyle – Jackson Biller (53.60), Shane (57.19), Nolan Cassidy (58.22);
  • 100-yard backstroke – Whowell (59.49), Jackson Biller (1:01.73), Carson Biller (1:09.01); and
  • 400-yard freestyle relay (3:36.84, 3:48.47, 3:50.27).

Other top finishes for the co-op team  included first and second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:50.33, 1:59.83); first, second, and fourth in the 200-yard IM (Greenberg, 2:18.05; Anderson, 2:26.60; Matthew Geils, 2:35.81); first in the 500-yard freestyle (Carson Biller, 5:44.97); first and second in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:41.75, 1:42.65); and first in the 100-yard breaststroke (Cassidy, 1:10.63).

The Badgers also finished sixth at the Beloit Memorial Invitational on Dec. 15 with 262 points. Verona-Mount Horeb won the event with 670 points.

Top finishes in that meet included sixth in the 200-yard freestyle relay (Scocos, Haworth, Geils, Gerold; 1:40.21), sixth in the 800-yared freestyle relay (Shane, Haworth, Greenberg, Carson Biller; 8:21.16), seventh in the 400-yard medley relay (Scocos, Cassidy, Greenberg, Jackson Biller; 4:08.28), eighth in the 400-ard freestyle relay (Geils, Gerold, Jackson Biller, Vincent DiVito; 3:49.30), eighth in the 100-yuard freestyle (Brandon Hirshmann, 58.45), and eighth in the 200-yard backstroke (Scocos, 2:22.41).

See more Badger High School sports in this week’s Times/Report.


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