The Freedom High boys and girls swim teams defeated both opponents Tuesday night at the Mountain View Recreation Center pool in Morganton.
The event was scored as a three-team dual meet, with Freedom defeating Hibriten 178-98 and Patton 182-31 and Hibriten defeating Patton 155-43.
Five Freedom swimmers won two individual events apiece. They included: Kennedy Carswell (girls 200 IM, 2:30.89; 500 free, 6:44.76), Maria Perez-Rodriguez (girls 100 fly, 1:16.95; 100 breast, 1:33.79), Trey Truitt (boys 200 free, 2:13.94; 500 free, 6:21.06), Nate Carswell (boys 200 IM, 2:45.88; 100 back, 1:12.58) and Emerson Miller (boys 50 free, 24:09; 100 free, 55.28).
The Patriots nabbed three other individual victories, from Keyla Perez-Rodriguez (girls 100 free, 1:40.20), Maria Sic (girls 100 back, 1:16.00) and Noah Naylor (boys 100 fly, 1:21.65). Freedom’s boys also swept the three relays, with girls winning the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay.
Patton claimed a pair of wins at the meet. Ellie Sacchetti won the girls 50 free (29.77) and Coley Welch won the boys 100 breast (1:12.94).
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