Holtville High School sophomore Skylar Hanson (left) launches off the platform against Imperial swimmers during the Vikings’ Imperial Valley League swim meet against Imperial on Thursday, March 4, at the El Centro Aquatics Center. | CATHI PHILLIPS LARIOS PHOTO
EL CENTRO — The Imperial High School swim team easily scored a tri-meet victory over Holtville and Calipatria on Thursday, March 4, at the new Aquatics Center in El Centro.
The Tigers had plenty of swimmers in the boys’ and girls’ races, while Calipatria had limited numbers in both and Holtville only fielded swimmers in the girls’ races.
Team scores saw Imperial’s girls’ team beat Holtville, 107-48, and Calipatria, 113-34. Holtville’s girls’ team beat Calipatria, 87-43. On the boys’ side, Imperial beat Holtville, 107-0, and beat the Hornets, 107-6. Calipatria beat Holtville, 20-0.
Imperial’s Cheney Gomez had a banner day, earning four wins. She finished on top of the girls’ 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle relay, and 200-yard medley relay.