Homestead swimmers opened competition with a splash at the 2018 Palo Alto Invitational by winning all three heats of the 500 yard freestyle event in which they swam.
Freshmen Jack Hamel 5:46.59, Or Yagour 5:32.94, and Sophomore Ryan Huang 5:17.58 each placed first in their heat. Huang’s time placed him first overall in the event! Sophomore Ben Ramans 5:27.48 and Freshman Braden Beitel 5:32.36 competed in the final heat with Huang and nearly swept the final heat.
All 5 Homestead swimmers placed in the top 6 giving the Mustangs a big early lead in the annual team event which includes squads from Harker, Leigh, Leland, St. Francis, and host Palo Alto.