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Tyrone boys swim team notch sixth straight win over Altoona

Putting in another strong performance, the Tyrone boys swim team improved their undefeated record to 6-0 on Wednesday in the Tyrone Area High School pool with a 71-23 victory over Altoona.
The Eagles captured 10 of the 11 events, including all three relays and added a total of six second place finishes.
Dustin Elder (200 free and 500 free), Ethan Nulton (200 IM and 100 backstroke) and Chris Bradigan (50 free and 100 free) each won a pair of individual events to lead the Tyrone boys, and Zac Yeaton added a first place in the 100 breaststroke.
In the 100 butterfly, the only event Tyrone did not win, the Eagles’ Matt Elder was second, and Matt Grimm was third.
Grimm was also second in the 200 free, Yeaton was second in the 200 IM, Chris Closson was second in the 500 free and Philip Kreckle was second in both the 50 free and 100 free.
Tyrone won the 200 medley relay with Nulton, Yeaton, Matt Elder and Bradigan each swimming a leg, the 200 free relay with Dustin Elder, Kreckle, Bradigan and Nulton, and the 400 free relay with Closson, Grimm, Yeaton and Matt Elder.
The Eagles 400 free relay team of Dudley McNitt, Randy Wilson, Nick Diehl and Tyler Thompson finished second.
The Tyrone girls (3-3) were able to win just one event in their 63-31 loss to the Altoona girls.
The 400 free relay team of Leah Cherry, Zoe Yeaton, Kelly Pearson and Paige Black provided the Lady Eagles only first place.
Pearson was second in the 200 IM and 100 backstroke, Yeaton was second in the 100 butterfly, Cherry in the 500 freestyle, Kassie Markel in the 100 breaststroke and Brittany Day was second in the 50 free.
Next up for the Tyrone swim teams is a trip to Westmont-Hilltop on Wednesday, Jan 18.
Boys
Tyrone 71 Altoona 23
200 Medley Relay: 1. Tyrone (Ethan Nulton, Zac Yeaton, Matt Elder, Chris Bradigan) 1:55.59, 2. Altoona 2:05.78, 3. Tyrone (Dustin Elder, Nick Diehl, Matt Grimm, Philip Kreckle) 2:08.94; 200 Freestyle: 1. D. Elder (T) 2:13.93, 2. Grim (T) 2:28.20, 3. Hallinan (A) 2:34.64; 200 IM: 1. Nulton (T) 2:15.55, 2. Yeaton (T) 2:39.83, 3. Kenner (A) 2:50.08; 50 Freestyle: 1. Bradigan (T) :23.66, 2. Kreckle (T) :25.40, 3. Wilson (A) :25.49; 100 Butterfly: 1. Gleim (A) :59.08, 2. M. Elder (T) 1:08.26, 3. Grimm (T) 1:11.87; 100 Freestyle: 1. Bradigan (T) :53.22, 2. Kreckle (T) :59.05, 3. Wilson (A) 1:01.33; 500 Freestyle: 1. D. Elder (T) 6:02.11, 2. Chris Closson (T) 6:42.52, 3. Stellabotte (A) 7:44.58; 200 Free Relay: 1. Tyrone (D. Elder, Kreckle, Bradigan, Nulton) 1:41.10, 2. Altoona 1:49.09, 3. Altoona 8:00.95; 100 Backstroke: 1. Nulton (T) 1:00.77, 2. Gleim (A) 1:03.98, 3. M. Elder (T) 1:14.61; 100 Breaststroke: 1. Yeaton (T) 1:17.93, 2. Hallinan (A) 1:20.23, 3. Diehl (T) 1:21.05; 400 Free Relay: 1. Tyrone (Closson, Grimm, Yeaton, M. Elder) 4:19.94, 2. Tyrone (Dudley McNitt, Randy Wilson, Diehl, Tyler Thompson) 4:49.55, 3. Altoona 5:57.09.
Girls
Altoona 63 Tyrone 31
200 Medley Relay: 1. Altoona 2:12.40
Altoona 2:12.98, 3. Tyrone (Amber Davis, Kassie Markel, Salena Bradigan, Brittany Day) 2:28.76; 200 Freestyle: 1. Hall (A) 2:18.54, 2. Wilbur (A) 2:28.50, 3. Leah Cherry (T) 2:30.28; 200 IM: 1. Kananen (A) 2:41.07, 2. Kelly Pearson (T) 2:41.62, 3. Hallinan (A) 3:00.08; 50 Freestyle: 1. Cooper (A) :26.44, 2. Paige Black (T) :28.25, 3. Day (T) :28.96; 100 Butterfly: 1. Delozier (A) 1:10.09, 2. Zoe Yeaton (T) 1:14.25, 3. Bradigan (T) 1:27.46; 100 Freestyle: 1. Cooper (A) :57.83, 2. McAleer (A) 1:01.59, 3. Black (T) 1:04.41; 500 Freestyle: 1. Hall (A) 6:22.10, 2. Cherry (T) 6:43.99, 3. Wilbur (A) 6:56.01; 200 Free Relay: 1. Altoona 1:54.81, 2. Altoona 1:57.73, 3. Tyrone (Yeaton, Cherry, Pearson, Black) 2:01.64; 100 Backstroke: 1. Delozier (A) 1:08.67, 2. Pearson (T) 1:14.22, 3. Hallinan (A) 1:26.98; 100 Breaststroke: 1. Kananen (A) 1:20.20; 400 Free Relay: 1. Tyrone (Cherry, Yeaton, Pearson, Black) 4:39.58, 2. Altoona 4:44.92, 3. Altoona 5:24.82.