Buffalo High School swimmers Vivyan Gripp, left, and Sarah Johnson right, hold their masks as they cheer on Luci Riddle, as the completes the final few strokes of their 200 yard medley relay on Friday. The team finished in second with a time of 2:05.51.
Buffalo High School swimmer Makenna Lambert rises out of the water during the breast stroke portion of the 200 yard IM on Friday. Makenna won the race with a time of 2:20.75, 21 seconds faster than the next swimmer.
Buffalo High School diver Olivia Maertens completes her first dive on Friday. This week’s meet had an 11 dive format that had the first five dives before any swimming events and then the final six dives during their normal time after the 50 yard freestyle. This dive had a difficulty level of 1.5 and Olivia scored rankings of 5.5, 6, 6.
Buffalo swimmer Payton Redden takes a breath from inside a patch of sunlight during the post-dive warmups on Friday. Patches of light from the windows danced over the sixth lane of the pool and the swimmers as they moved in and out of the sun and shadows.
Buffalo High School’s Bella Johnson pulls through he second half of her backstroke as the first leg of the 200 yard medley relay on Friday. She was part of the first of two Buffalo teams to compete in the event.
Buffalo hosted a triangular meet Friday with Cody and Douglas traveling in for an 11-dive format meet. Unlike the six dive format, the meet opened with five dives and then kicked off the meet as per usual, completing the remaining six at their normal time. Buffalo’s hosted a second swim meet the following day and will host the third home meet in a row on Friday, Oct. 16.