Kirsten Siwy swims the freestyle leg of the girls' 200 medley relay. The team took first in the event.
On Friday the Upper Perk High School swim team started off its season with a bang, as the girls won their first meet at home against Quakertown High School, providing new co-head coaches Kyle Kuser and Brien Kalnoski their first win.
“The team is doing great,” Kalnoski said after reviewing the results of the meet. “The swimmers are working hard at practice and the coaching staff is beginning to see the results of that effort even though it is early in the season.”
The meet ended with a girls’ score of 90-65. The boys ...
Senior Casey Cook was perfect in his bouts at 195 and 210 pounds at the Quakertown Duals held Saturday. Above, Cook locks up on his Pittston Area opponent in the opening match of the annual event, leading to a pin in the 210 bout.
Unlike most other high school sports, the beginning of the wrestling season typically gets off to a fast start. While other sports may start with a few non-league scrimmages, the beginning of wrestling starts with a dual meet tournament that includes three to four matches.
Such was the case for Upper Perkiomen’s wrestling team. This past Saturday, the team officially kicked off the 2013-14 season as it traveled up Route 663 to take part in the Quakertown Duals.
The results mirrored ...