Republic swimmers set four season bests, including two relay times, at the Friday Fights swim meet in Springfield Friday.
Republic’s best finish of the night came in their last event: the 400-yard freestyle relay. Easton Bruton, Seth Lock, Shael Wilson, and Bryce Martin finished seventh, with a time of 3:54.54. That bettered Republic’s previous best time in the event by 2.16 seconds.
In the 200-yard freestyle relay, the same four swimmers (Wilson, Bruton, Martin, and Lock) shaved .59 seconds off their previous best time. They finished in 1:47.12, taking 10th.
Bryce Martin finished eighth in the 200-yard freestyle and finished nearly three seconds ahead of his previous best time, in 2:08.14.
In the 100-yard backstroke, Shael Wilson finished in 1:17.11, bettering his old fastest time by 1.23 seconds.
Here are full results:
11th Justice Murray 161.05
12th Dylan Murray 150.40
8th Bryce Martin 2:08.14 (-2.98)
12th Seth Lock (+0.63)
200-yard individual medley
12th Shael Wilson 2:34.68 (+1.13)
15th Easton Bruton 27.95 (+0.13)
18th Easton Bruton 1:02.32 (+0.67)
200-yard freestyle relay
10th Shael Wilson, Easton Bruton, Bryce Martin, Seth Lock 1:47.12 (-0.59)
14th Bryce Martin 1:13.85 (+1.58)
18th Shael Wilson 1:17.11 (-1.23)
400-yard freestyle relay
7th Easton Bruton, Seth Lock, Shael Wilson, Bryce Martin 3:54.54 (-2.16)