The Pennant

Boys Swimming: Penn places 13th at State

The Penn Boys Swimming and Diving Team placed 13th in the State Championships on Saturday, Feb. 24.
Penn’s 200 freestyle relay team (Matthew Rach, Ethan Backhus, Joel Cummins, Axel Brandenburg) placed seventh in the state in 1:26.29 to lead the Kingsmen effort.
Penn’s 400 freestyle relay team (Matthew Rach, Axel Brandenburg, Aaron Dies, Evan Dies) placed 12th in the state in 3:11.02.
Penn’s Matthew Rach placed 15th in the state in the 50 freestyle in 21.38.
Penn’s 200 medley relay team (Aaron Dies, Evan Dies, Joel Cummins, Ethan Backhus) placed 15th in the state in 1:37.52.