PALMDALE — The Quartz Hill swim team swept a Golden League meet against Lancaster on Wednesday at Marie Kerr Park. The Quartz Hill girls won 131-38 and the Quartz Hill boys won 130-31.

Quartz Hill freshman Kiana Henriquez had two wins for the Quartz Hill girls, winning the 500 freestyle with a CIF qualifying time of five minutes and 58.12 seconds and the 100 breaststroke with a CIF qualifying time of 1:21.62.

Quartz Hill freshman Emily Drosseo also had two wins with CIF qualifying times: the 100 butterfly (1:02.16) and the 100 backstroke (1:06.13).

Quartz Hill’s Peyton Binford won the 200 free for the Rebels’ boys with a CIF qualifying time of 1:59.96, despite having not competed in the event before.

“It was fun to watch him do it,” Quartz Hill coach Brian Reed said.

Lancaster’s Christian Osafo won the 50 free (24.28) for the only win for the Eagles’ boys.

The Rebels improve to 2-0 in the Golden League and will face Knight at Marie Kerr Park on March 14. Quartz Hill will compete in the Elsinore Invitational on Saturday.


Knight def. Palmdale

PALMDALE — The Knight swim team swept a Golden League meet  against Palmdale on Wednesday at DryTown Water Park.

The Knight boys won 137-31, winning all 11 events and sweeping the top three spots in seven events.

Leo Leon won the 200 free (2:14.95) and the 100 butterfly (58.51) and Diego Coria won the 100 free (58.45) and the 100 backstroke (1:08.76).

The Knight girls won 117-40, winning eight events.

Nitcia Hernandez won the 200 free (2:27.65), Samantha Magana won the 50 free (30.77) and the 100 breaststroke (1:28.71) and Kelsey Jimenez won the 100 butterfly (1:30.21) for Knight.

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