SPHS Falls to Arcadia High School in Varsity Swim

South Pasadena High’s boys’ and girls’ swim teams (1-1) host Eagle Rock on Tuesday

South Pasadena High’s varsity girls and boys’ swim teams will be looking for their second wins of the season on Tuesday after falling to Arcadia in non-league action earlier this week.

Both the Tigers squads are 1-1 and will be looking to improve when they face Eagle Rock on March 13 in a 3:30 p.m. home meet.

The Tigers lost 112-46 on the girls’ side to Arcadia while the boys came out on the short end of a 94-70 score last Wednesday.

In girls’ action, South Pasadena swept the 200 individual medley with Kyra Angkasa taking first, Maya Villasenor second, and Sarah Zenas third.

The Tigers’ 200-medley relay finished third. The team featured Christie Lew (backstroke), Kyra Angkasa (breaststroke), Sarah Zenas (fly), and Maya Villasenor (Freestyle).

“Overall we had some great swims from a lot of swimmers,” said South Pasadena High’s girls’ swim coach Sydney Kanne.  “Everyone improved on person best times, and I am proud of everyone for giving it their best.

Swimming well for the Tigers’ boys’ team were Jaden Mullin and Kyra Angkasa in the 200-meter individual medley, along with Tim Chiu, Jasper Lee, and Eileen Zenas in the 500-meter freestyle.

Other notable SPHS swimmers were Christie Lew and Henrique Sannibale in the backstroke. Angkasa grabbed first place in the 100 breaststroke while teammate Mani Roshandel finished in second place.

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