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Palatine, Hoffman Estates earn dual wins

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Palatine started its boys swimming season on a winning note in a 124-59 victory over visiting Rolling Meadows on Friday.

Christian Kalfas won the 50-meter freestyle (26.81), the 100 free (59.20) and had a leg on Palatine's winning 200 medley relay.

Mike Myszka won the 100 fly (1:08.00) and had legs on the winning medley and 400 free relays. Jordan Kalina had the top effort in the 200 free (2:11.30) and provided winning swims on the medley and 200 free relays.

Robert Hank won the 100 back (1:08.56), led off the medley relay and anchored the 400 free relay. Omar El Hoffi won the 200 IM (2:31.95) and had the breaststroke leg of the medley relay; Jacob Baran won the 400 free (4:43.44) and anchored the 200 free relay.

Rolling Meadows had winners in Jake Barson (100 breaststroke) and Matt Crigler (diving).

Hoffman Estates d. Hersey: The host Hawks got strong early season swims from seniors Nick Jessee and San Han to earn a 94-92 victory over Hersey.

Jessee won the 100-meter free (55.74) and the 200 free (2:02.64); Han won the 50 free and 100 breaststroke.

Hersey had an individual double winner in Jamey Hill (100 back, 400 free).

Hoffman Estates' 400 free relay of Adam Pasnicki, Joey Smiley, Bartosz Widelak and Jessee edged Hersey's foursome by seventh-tenths of a second as the meet's outcome was decided on the final race.

Barrington d. Prospect: The host Broncos produced impressive performances on their way to a victory over Prospect.

Senior Jack Strauss won the 200 free (1:48.41) and 100 free (47.79) and had legs on both freestyle relays.

The Broncos' Kyle Ujiye won the 100 fly (51.65), Sebastian Piekarski won the 50 free (22.47) and both swam on all three winning Barrington relays.

Prospect had a winner in Nathan Ginnodo (100 breaststroke, 1:01.80).

Fremd d. BG: The host Vikings had double winners in Dennis Kostidis and Andrew King in a 123.5-62.5 victory over the Bison. Kostidis won the 200-meter IM (2:18.30) and 100 fly (1:01.47); King was tops in the 50 free (25.14) and 100 free (56.26).

Schaumburg d. Elk Grove: The host Grens won more than their share of races, but Schaumburg's edge in depth showed as the Saxons earned a 107-77 victory.

Krystian Szczepaniak won the 200-yard IM (2:11.31) and the 100 breaststroke (1:06.95) for Elk Grove, which won two of the three relays. The Grens had another double winner in Colin Williams (200 free, 100 fly).

Schaumburg's Dylan Rust produced a strong score (211.55) to win diving. Other first-place Saxons efforts came from James Birriel (500 free), LJ Peterson (100 back) and Andrew Swinkunas (100 free).

Conant d. Wheeling: The visiting Cougars had double winners in Alex Shozda (50 free, 100 back) and Jonathon Burke (200 IM, 500 free) and also had winners in Martin Pozniak (100 free), Bartek Turek (diving).

Noel Kyle won the 200 free and 100 free for Wheeling.

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