Boys Swimming: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Suffers First Loss at the Hands of Westfield

Brody Rash (left) and Aedan Collins (center in Westfield cap) await the signal prior to the freestyle 4x100 relay. Collins won four races on Wednesday for the Blue Devils. Credits: John Mooney
Josh Cohen anchors Raiders team that finishes second in the boys free relay. Westfield's Ryan Daniel anchored the winning Blue Devils team. Credits: John Mooney
Ryan Daniels wins for Westfield in the 400 freestyle relay. Credits: John Mooney
Raiders and Blue Devils simultaneously dive in at the beginning of a race. Credits: John Mooney
Scotch Plains-Fanwood swimmer awaits teammate to touch the wall during a relay. Credits: John Mooney
Raiders cheer on their teammates. Credits: John Mooney
Chris Bondarowicz before a record-breaking performance. Credits: John Mooney
Chris Bondarowicz swims in the 100 breaststroke. Credits: John Mooney
Chris Bondarowicz wins the 100 breaststroke with a new Scotch Plains-Fanwood record time of 56:71. Credits: John Mooney
Kevin Fleck checks his time after the 500 free. Credits: John Mooney
Fans pack the Westfield YMCA. Credits: John Mooney

WESTFIELD, NJ - Before a boisterous crowd packed into the Westfield YMCA, the Westfield boys swim team topped the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders by a score of 102-68.

Josh Cohen took the 100 and 200 freestyle races, while Kevin Fleck easily won the 500 free. Chris Bondarowicz won the 100 breaststroke with a new personal best and Scotch Plains-Fanwood record time of 56:71. Nolan Kearns won the 200 IM, finishing sixth tenths of a second ahead of Westfield's Ryan Bebel.

Westfield won the opening race, the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:36:15 by David Lindros-Steve Warren-Colin Daniel-Austin Kreusser. Aedan Collins had four victories on the day. He took both the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly and also led off Westfield's winning 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay teams. David Lindros won the 100 backstroke with a time of 53:59.

The Raiders enjoy a break before hosting Cranford on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

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