PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Senior Sincere Malone broke the high school’s 100-yard breaststroke record at the Silver and Bronze Championship in New Providence on Feb. 24. He broke the Plainfield High School record by two seconds, with a new time of 1:04.86.
The school’s record had not been broken in 38 years, when Vincent Roundtree swam 1:06 in 1980.
Malone’s coaches are excited by his feat. “We thank Sincere for all his hard work, dedication, and leadership to Plainfield's swim team,” said Chanice Sears, Swimming Coach. “This is a major accomplishment for Plainfield boys swimming.”
Malone also placed 59th in the state in the 50-yard freestyle at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions, held Saturday, March 3 in Princeton.
Malone finishes the season as Most Valuable Player for swimming. He will be graduating this year and is focused on continuing his academics and athletics at Albright College in Pennsylvania.
In addition to swimming, Malone plays on the boys volleyball team; the season will start in a few weeks.
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