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Buffalo hosts final swim meet of the season

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Broden Lambert stretches on the edge of the pool

Buffalo High School Broden Lambert stretches on the edge of the pool before the team completes their pre-meet chant on Friday.

Buffalo High School swim and dive celebrated their graduating seniors at Friday's meet - the final home meet of the season. With four seniors on their way out - Max Kessler, Ethan Barker, John Wonka and Alex Cahhal the team is on their way out of the regular season and into the post-season with the conference meet scheduled for Friday, Feb. 5 at Newcastle. 

Eli Barker balances on the end of the diving board

Buffalo High School freshman Eli Barker balances on the end of the diving board before completing his next dive on Friday. Barker was scored on five of his six dives.

Andy Wages takes a breath during the breast stroke

Buffalo High School junior Andy Wages takes a breath during the breast stroke portion of the 200-yard medley relay on Friday afternoon. Wages swam the relay with Zander Hulet, Johnathan Markovsky and Eli Barker.

John Wonka dives into the pool to begin the butterfly

Buffalo High School senior John Wonka dives into the pool to begin the butterfly portion of the 200-yard medley relay as teammate Charlie Wonka reaches the wall on Friday afternoon1. The team finished the heat in first with a time of 1:44.94, about a second behind their current season best.

The swim team lines up on the edge of the pool to cheer

Buffalo’s swim team lines up on the edge of the pool to cheer on teammate Johnathan Markovsky during his 200-yard IM on Friday afternoon. Team members trade between cheering from the end of the lane and from the side of the pool.

Mason Morrison takes a breath during the first half

Buffalo High School freshman Mason Morrison takes a breath during the first half of his 200-yard freestyle race on Friday afternoon. Morrison finished first in his heat.

Hamlin Wing takes a breath during the breast stroke section

Buffalo High School junior Hamlin Wing takes a breath during the breast stroke section of the 200-yard IM on Friday afternoon. Wing was one of three Buffalo swimmers to compete in the event.

Max Kessler launches off the blocks to begin his 50-yard freestyle race

Buffalo High School senior Max Kessler launches off the blocks to begin his 50-yard freestyle race on Friday afternoon. Kessler finished the race in first with a time of 26.60, one one-hundredth of a second behind his current best of the season.

Alex Cahhal walks with his parents

Buffalo High School senior Alex Cahhal walks with dad Tim and step-mom Sonja as he is announced as one of the teams four graduating seniors on Friday afternoon. The four seniors are Max Kessler, Alex Cahhal, John Wonka and Ethan Barker.

Max Kessler, Ethan Barker, John Wonka and Alex Cahhal.

Buffalo High School’s senior swimmers this season are, from left, Max Kessler, Ethan Barker, John Wonka and Alex Cahhal.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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