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Dallas swim coach Romayne Mosier added some internal competition Tuesday when the Mountaineers easily handled rival Lake-Lehman in a pair of swimming meets at the Dallas Middle School Natatorium.


Mosier juggled the lineup, putting swimmers in different events and mixing up boys relay teams to create combinations designed to have close races against each other.


When it was over, Marcus Wagner and Sarah Fasulka had led the way to a pair of dominant victories.


Wagner won two individual and two relay events to lead the Wyoming Valley Conference Southern Division-leading boys team to a 142-31 rout.


Fasulka was the only Dallas girl with two individual wins and added a relay victory in the team's first divisional triumph, 110-69.


I didn't put them in their normal events, Mosier said. I wanted to just try to see what they could do in some other events and give them an opportunity to do that.


Wagner, who is at his best in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events, showed his versatility by winning the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke while also swimming legs on two of the team's three winning relays.


Marcus is the type who whatever you put him in he does with heart and tries to do it well, Mosier said. That's just the kind of kid he is.


Fasulka, a sophomore, took three seconds off her best time in the 200 freestyle while winning in 2:20.0.


She's an up-and-comer, Mosier said. She's improving a lot this year, working toward her goals and getting her best times.


Dallas had several swimmers contribute winning efforts.


The boys, the only unbeaten team in the division at 4-0, improved their overall record to 8-1 going into a meet that was scheduled for Thursday at Berwick.


Jack Matusiak won the 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke and was on the opening 200 medley relay win.


Patrick Gelso won the 100 butterfly and was on two winning relays. Brian Stepniak (500), Grant Luksic (200) and Owen Kiluk (100) each had one individual win in a freestyle event and took part in one relay win.


Jared Krawetz was on two winning relays while Ezra Moore and Dominic Augustine were on one each.


They're doing real well, Mosier said of the boys team, which swept the top three places in seven of eight individual swimming events and the first two in the other.


Dallas also finished 1-2 in all three boys relays.


Matt Edkins and Dustin Zeiler finished 1-2 in the diving competition for Lake-Lehman. Kieran Sutton was third in the 200 freestyle as the only Black Knight to finish ahead of a Mountaineer in an individual boys swimming event.


Lake-Lehman was more competitive in the girls meet.


Julia Baur won the 100 breaststroke and the 100 butterfly after taking part in a win in the opening medley relay.


Sami Sabol won the 100 backstroke, took second in the 200 individual medley and was on the relay win.


Kristen Cope was on the relay win and took second in the 50 freestyle.


Brinley Williams won diving while Symantha Sharon was also on the relay win.


Fasulka was one of three multiple winners for the Dallas girls.


Kaylin Augustine won the 200 individual medley and was on both Dallas relay wins. Amanda Lopez was also on those relay teams.


Nell Adams won the 50 freestyle and was on a winning relay.


Lauren Finnegan won the 500 freestyle.


Abby Berger and Amanda Schwerdtman were on winning relays.


Our girls are holding their own, Mosier said. It doesn't always show it in the paper, but they are, on my paper, improving and reaching the goals they are setting for themselves.


There's a nice cohesiveness among the girls this year.




The boys, the only unbeaten team in the division at 4-0, improved their overall record to 8-1 going into a meet that was scheduled for Thursday at Berwick.




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