Prep Swimming and Diving: CHS boys, girls stay perfect with sweep of MVC

Christopher's Sabrina Seery swims breaststroke in the 200 individual medley during their meet Tuesday against Gilroy.

Christopher High’s boys and girls swim teams both improved to 4-0 in Monterey Bay League meets with a sweep of visiting Monte Vista Christian on Friday.

The Cougars won 140-25 on the boys side and 104-54 on the girls side.

For Christopher’s boys, Jacob Holm won the 200 free in 1 minute, 57.6 seconds, more than 15 seconds ahead of the rest of the field. The freshman also was part of the winning 200 medley relay team (1:53.42) and the winning 200 free relay team (1:37.52).

“He’s probably the best swimmer in the entire league,” Cougars coach Jeff Ross said of Holm. “He’s mild-mannered and doesn’t mess around.”

Christopher’s Matt Higginbotham won the 200 individual medley (2:24.57) and the 100 free (55.15), Zac Syth won the 50 free (25.48), Jared Jacinto won the 100 fly (1:09.33) and Steve Hajdu won the 100 back (1:11.4).

On the girls side, Christopher’s Natalie Garcia won the 200 free (2:05.56) and the 500 free (5:44.27), Sabrina Seery won the 50 free (27.99) and Hannah Marquez won the 100 fly (1:30.44).

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