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Middle school swim splashes into second place

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Nelly Rouzroch

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At Brentwood School’s swimming pool, cheers from families and coaches could be heard all the way from the parking lot. Here, the Archer middle school team prepared for their final meet. One question rang in the air: who would win the Pacific Basin League [PBL] title?

Archer’s middle school swim team has won three first place PBL titles in the last five seasons, but this season fell short to Crossroads on Oct. 22. 

Archer placed second out of eight teams, ending with a with a total of 203 points.

Poppy Nye ’21 was a high point scorer for Archer, earning 58 points — over a quarter of Archer’s total points.

Additionally, Gracey Wyles ’21 ended the meet with 56 points and Avery McDaniel ’21 scored 51. 13 girls set personal records.

Click the video above to watch the Archer middle school swim team during their medley relay. The Archer team is located in the middle lane of the pool and the swimmers include: Abigail Houston ’22, Lola Lamberg ’21, Sally Song ’21 and Gracey Wyles ’21.

Middle school swim team poses for a photo after placing second in the Pacific Basin League. The team's top scorer was Poppy Nye '21.

Photo by Nelly Rouzroch
Middle school swim team poses for a photo after placing second in the Pacific Basin League. The team’s top scorer was Poppy Nye ’21.

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