Truckee swimming: Wolverines rack up wins on senior night |

Truckee swimming: Wolverines rack up wins on senior night

Greyson Howard/Sierra SunTruckee's Socorro "Coco" Zarate competes in a freestyle event in Friday's home meet against Incline. The larger Truckee boys and girls teams dominated the meet.

TRUCKEE ” After honoring their senior athletes before the start of their home meet against Incline, the Wolverines went out and honored them in the pool as well, winning the girls meet 182-26 and the boys meet 123-73.

Truckee’s girls team won every event. Seniors Lauren Driscoll and Michelle Hoehn each picked up wins, in the 200 freestyle and the 50 freestyle, respectively. Senior Haley Busby added a second place in the 100 breaststroke.

The Wolverines had two individual double winners as well. Sophomore Cara Silvas won the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, while Braighlee Silvera won the 200 individual medley and the 500 freestyle.

“It was a great meet for us,” said Betsy Hansen, Truckee’s co-head coach. “It was nice to be at home and have most of our team here. I’m happy for our seniors.”

In the boys meet, seniors Socorro “Coco” Zarate and Eric Patterson teamed up with freshmen Dylan Jones and Graham Holten for a second-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay. But it was the youth that carried the Wolverines to the dominating win.

Junior Ryan Kasten won the 100 butterfly and the 200 freestyle, in addition to swimming on the winning 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays. Freshman Dustin McQuarry and Andreas Barth also picked up wins, in the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke, respectively.

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