COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s boys swim team won the Northeast 8 Conference meet earlier this month scoring 342, nearly 50 points ahead of second place Norwell.
The girls took third in a close contest.
The boys 200-yard medley relay team of Aaron Fix, Ryan Devito, Maxwell Joseph and Charlie Varga placed first, setting a new conference record with a time of 1:42.54.
The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Aaron Fix, Charlie Varga, Noah Johns and Devito also set a new NE8 record, finishing in 1:33.01.
Aaron Fix won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:02.93, just fractions of a second away from breaking the conference record of 2:02.39. Teammate Joseph finished fourth and Johns took fifth.
Aaron Fix also won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 54.83, again just fractions of a second away from the record, 54.5.
Matt Hoskins won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:10.9, Ian Harrold took fifth and Brian Fix finished sixth.
Devito won the 100-yard butterfly and set a new conference record with a time of 53.92. Johns placed fourth and Caden Ferguson finished 10th.
Devito also placed second in the 200 freestyle and Brian Fix placed fifth and Zach Young placed seventh.
Charlie Varga won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.82, tying the conference record set in 2016, and placed second in the 100-yard freestyle. Joey More took 10th in the event.
Telly Varga and More finished second and third in the diving competition.
The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Joseph, Hoskins, Young and Johns came in second, just two seconds behind champion Norwell.
Joseph came in fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke, followed by Young in fifth.
In the girls meet, Mykaela Crowell took second in the 200-yard individual medley, followed by Morgan Poling in seventh and Ashleigh Hoskins in 10th.
Evin Devito took third and Lindsey Hoskins sixth in the 200-yard freestyle. Ayn-Margaret Schaekel took 10th.
CCHS took third and fourth in the 500-yard freestyle. Devito took third and Lauren Liston finished fourth. Hoskins placed seventh in the event.
The 200-yard medley relay team of Sophia Hatcher, Shauna Young, Crowell and Angel Yelton finished fourth.
Caroline Klimek came in second in the 100-yard freestyle, followed by Sophia Hatcher in sixth and Shay Trump in 11th.
Klimek also finished fourth in the 50-yard freestyle. Trump and Yelton took 11th and 12th, respectively.
Crowell placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke, followed by Young in seventh and Vivian German in 11th.
Liston came in third in the 100-yard backstroke, followed by Sophia Hatcher in fourth and Schaekel in 10th.
Young placed sixth in the 100-yard butterfly, followed by Poling in ninth and Hoskins in 10th.
The girls 200-yard freestyle relay team of Trump, Young, Yelton and Klimek placed third.
The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Hoskins, Hatcher, Liston and Klimek took third.