IASAS rugby, touch, and swimming updates: day 2

BOYS’ RUGBY

For all the Eagle athletes in Bangkok, the games were just getting warmed up on their second day of IASAS.

Boy’s rugby beat TAS 17-0.

The boys also beat ISKL 12-10.

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Photo contributed by Rich Seow.

GIRLS’ TOUCH RUGBY

Girls’ touch rugby beat ISKL 4-1.

Later on in the day, they were also able to beat JIS 3-1, putting them in the finals.

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Photo contributed by Rich Seow.

SWIMMING

Sophomore Hadley Ackerman won the gold in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:26.20, followed close behind by freshman Sydney Brown, who jumped from her fourth place spot in the prelims to second in the finals with a time of 2:27.43.

“Going into finals was really intimidating because there was a lot of tough competition, so finishing first and second with personal bests was definitely exciting for us,” Ackerman said.

Next in the 800 free, junior Kaitlyn Ritchey placed second with a time of 9:22.79 and freshman Meagan Clark placed third with a time of 9:35.59.

Junior Caitlin Loi was close to breaking the school record time of 2:48 with her time of 2:50.60. Captain Mackenzie Hirsch came in second place with a time of 2:52.86.

Freshman Sydney Brown placed second in the 100 freestyle with an amazing time of 58.86.

The girls 4 x 100 medley relay team, comprised of junior Hanna Chuang, senior Mackenzie Hirsch, sophomore Hadley Ackerman, and freshman Meagan Clark, ended the day strong by coming in first with a time of 4:36.59.

Photo contributed by Amy Chou.
Photo contributed by Amy Chou.

 

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Photo contributed by Amy Chou.

 

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Photo contributed by Amy Chou.

Eagle boys were also able to hold on to their first place lead throughout the second day.

Junior Kevin Clydesdale came in third place in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:17.24.

Sophomore Zachary Goldwax also edged into third place with a time of 54.25 in the 100 freestyle.

Captain Kenny Liu placed first in the 800 freestyle with a time of 8:23.43.

The boys 4 x 100 medley relay team, comprised of captains Kenny Liu and Frankie Hearne, junior Kevin Clydesdale, and sophomore Zachary Goldwax, also came in first place with a time of 4:04.92.

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Author: Hanna Chuang

Hanna Chuang is a junior and the Singapore Section Editor. Although she’s been at SAS since kindergarten, this is her first year as a member of The Eye staff. In her time outside of school, Hanna enjoys swimming, listening to music, and blowing bubbles. She can be contacted at chuang18913@sas.edu.sg.

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