Celt Evan Alger nears a turn in the 200 freestyle race. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)

Celt Evan Alger nears a turn in the 200 freestyle race. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)

The McNary High School boys and girls varsity swimming teams notched dominating wins in the pool against North Salem High School Tuesday, Jan. 6.

The Lady Celts won with a final tally of 125-41 while the boys won 120-31. There was only one race in the entire meet, junior varsity and varsity included, when a Celtic didn’t top the podium.

Race winners for the varsity girls were: Jewell Boyd, Pearl Prinslow, Samantha Williams and Lizzie Bryant in the 200 medley relay in 2:18.33; Williams in the 200 free with a time of 2:22.85 and in the 100 butterfly in 1:16.49; Kiana Briones in the 200 individual medley in 2:40.32; Marissa Kuch in the 50 free in 25.49 and the 100 breast in 1:17.67; Sara Eckert in the 100 free in 1:01.19 and the 100 backstroke in 1:16.14; Boyd in the 500 free in 6:39.56; Eckert, Williams, Josie Ellis and Kuch in the 200 free relay; and Briones, Ellis, Eckert and Kuch in the 400 free relay in 4:09.10.

Boys varsity race winners were: Marcos Goodman, Dane Van Dyck, Jared Kelson and Matthew Albright in the 200 medley relay in 2:07.92; Evan Alger in the 200 free in 2:14.10 and the 50 free in 25.10; Tanner Hughes in the 200 individual medley in 2:31.13 and the 100 free in 58:21; Kelson in the 100 fly in 1:21.91 and 500 free in 6:16.98; Goodman, Hughes, Jake Wyler and Alger in the 200 free in 1:47.51; Van Dyck in the 100 breast in 1:19.84; and Isaiah Holt, Hughes, James Kelson and Alger in the 400 free in 4:08.09.

The one race that got away – the boys 100 backstroke – was won by Viking Cameron Jolly who edged Goodman by just less than a second.