Inconsistency summarizes the season for boys swimming

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer

The Evanston boys swim team closed out a rollercoaster season, but they are hoping to gain results at state.

“It’s been up and down,” coach Kevin Auger said “We’ve had a lot of promising swims and some great victories.”

One of the high points of the season was winning the Bronco Relays, where Evanston faced off against five teams in their division in an early season showdown. It was the first time in four years that Evanston had won the event.

“[The win] was a huge morale booster,” senior captain John Martin said.

Unfortunately, the whole season was not as bright as the Bronco Relays. Evanston suffered a two point loss to Maine South. If the Kits placed just one spot higher in any event, they would have won the meet.

“That was kind of a setback for us,” Auger said. “But then we came back the next day against the number 16 team in the state and beat them.”

After the rocky middle of the season, Evanston went into the conference meet with their heads high, and they left with a strong third place finish.