FRAMINGHAM – The Ashland High and Framingham High boys swim and dive teams battled it out at Keefe Technical’s pool Friday evening.
The Flyers won 95-91, despite Ashland winning seven of the 12 events. Team depth helped Framingham secure the victory.
The Flyers are now 3-1 this month, and 4-1 overall.
Framingham won the opening event, the Medley Relay, with swimmers Chance Yan, senior Justin Lu, Matt Mazariegos and freshman JJ Dupcak.
Ashland took second and third place in the relay. In second at 1:53.46 minutes were swimmers Sam Govan, Phillip Nikolov, Algis Petlin, and Peter Lukashev. In third at 1:53.50 was Pratit Kadimdiwan, Jake Pierson, Jack Emberley, and Vanya Lukashev.
Emberley won the 200-yard freestyle event in 1:56.29 minutes. Pierson finished fourth for the Clockers.
Ashland’s Alex Pecze finished first in the individual medley in 2:06.18 seconds. Framingham’s Yan finished second, with Flyer senior Lu third, and Flyer senior Mason Matzker fourth at 2:27.45 minutes. Clocker Trey Adrian was fifth at 2:41.58 minutes.
Framingham’s Dupcak won the sprint event, but the Lukshev brothers took second and third place at 24 seconds and 24.2 seconds.
Clocker Peter Lukshev finished second in the diving competition with 181.35 points.
Ashland’s Josh Landry (pictured) was fourth with 155.05 points
Flyer Yan won the 100-yard butterfly event, but Ashland captured second and third place. Nikolov was second at 56.66 seconds and Pierson third at 59.77 seconds.
Dupcak won the 100-yard freestyle for Framingham, but again Ashland took second and third to keep the meet close.
Govan was second at 53.29 seconds and Vanya Lukashev third at 53.68 seconds.
Clocker Emberley won the 500-freestyle in 5:12.74 minutes. Framingham junior Leone Kisler was second with Ashland’s Petlin third in 6:01.46 minutes.
Ashland won the 200-yard freestyle relay with swimmers Govam Lukashev, Lukashev, and Pecze.
After anchoring the relay, Pecze then won the 100-yard backstroke, the next event in 57.10 seconds. Govan captured fourth place in 1:07.35 minutes.
Nikolov won the 100-yard breaststroke for Ashland in 1:07.82 minutes. Framingham’s Lu was second with Petlin third in 1:13.45 minutes.
Ashland won the final event of the night the 400-yard relay, but Framingham won the meet by taking second and third in that relay.
Emberley, Nikolov, Pierson and Pecze touched the wall first in 3:37.79 minutes.
Photos by Rob Dupcak/FramPix Photography