The Belle Vernon boys and girls closed the Section 5-AA schedule Thursday night by sweeping past visiting Uniontown.

The Leopards defeated the Uniontown boys, 85-71, while the Belle Vernon girls beat the Lady Raiders, 93-62.

Belle Vernon’s Nick Reda, Bryce Haynes, Nick Staller and Jake Wessel opened the meet by winning the 200 medley relay in 2:00.43.

Garrett Ursiny, Cody Danto, Sam West and Ian Shahan combined to win the 200 freestyle relay in a WPIAL qualifying time of 1:33.50.

Shahan (200 freestyle, 2:11.90, WPIAL; 100 freestyle, 46.71, WPIAL), West (100 butterfly, 59.67, WPIAL), Danto (500 freestyle, 5:20.88, WPIAL), and Reda (100 backstroke, 1:05.70) had individual first-place finishes for the Leopards (6-1, 12-3).

Danto, Reda, West and Shahan qualified for the 400 freestyle relay swimming in exhibition. Ursiny had a qualifying time in the 100 freestyle.

Alex Eitner won the 50 freestyle in 24.05 seconds and Joshua Miller took first in the 100 breaststroke in 1:23.26 for the Red Raiders. Uniontown’s Eitner, Dalton Grimes, Colby Voyten and Andrew Maher won the 400 freestyle relay in 4:04.15.

The Lady Leopards’ Delaney Patterson set the school record in winning the 200 freestyle with her WPIAL qualifying time of 1:59.77. She also finished first in the 100 backstroke with a qualifying time of 1:04.63.

Patterson, Maya Engstrom, Marlee Davis and Danielle Ferrero finished first in the 200 medley relay in a qualifying time of 2:04.82. Davis, Engstrom, Ferraro and Patterson met the WPIAL standard with their first-place finish of 1:51.89 in the 200 freestyle relay.

Davis (50 freestyle, 27.66) and Ferraro (100 freestyle, 1:05.43) also had first-place finishes for Belle Vernon (1-6, 2-12-1).

Abigail Strauser (200 IM, 2:53.60), Sophie Zimcosky (100 butterfly, 1:15.28), and Madelyn King (500 freestyle, 6:38.33; 100 breaststroke, 1:32.90) all had first-place finishes for the Lady Raiders. Zimcosky, Strauser, Josephine Maher and Madelyn Debord closed the meet by winning the 400 freestyle relay in 4:47.27.

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