Five meet records, two in the boys competition and three in the girls, were bettered Saturday at the Omaha Burke swimming invitational.
Omaha Creighton Prep and Omaha Marian emerged as team champions in the opening meet of the season.
Marian swimmers were involved in the three girls records that included topping a 15-year-old mark in the 200-yard medley relay. The quartet of Maddie Clark, Jocelyn Randby, Jessica Brusnihan and Isabella Pantano touched first in 1:50.26 to top the previous record of 1:50.86 set by Marian in 2003.
Pantano also set a new standard in the 100 backstroke by winning in 57.48, while Randby did the same in winning the 100 breaststroke in 1:05.70.
The Crusaders edged Omaha Westside 349-288 for the girls team title, with Elkhorn/Elkhorn South finishing third with 228 points. Westside and the Stormin’ Antlers also were second and third to Prep, which won the boys meet with 411 points. The Warriors were second with 323, followed by Elkhorn with 189.
Prep’s 400 freestyle relay team of Rush Clark, Andrew Hood, Danny Perry and Ross Pantano won the final event of the boys meet in 3:15.14, 1.29 seconds faster than the previous record of 3:16.43 set by Prep in 2014. Clark also set a new standard in the 200 freestyle, winning in 1:44.23.
Team scoring: Omaha Creighton Prep 411, Omaha Westside 323, Elkhorn/Elkhorn South 189, Bellevue West 121, Omaha Skutt/Elkhorn Mt. Michael 102, Omaha Burke 96, Gretna 52, Omaha Central 11.
Event winners: 200-yard medley relay: Omaha Creighton Prep (Ross Pantano, Ben Goeman, Kayden McCullough, Ben Ravnsborg), 1:39.47. 200 freestyle: Rush Clark, Prep, 1:44.23 (meet record, betters 1:44.59 by Caleb Schuermann, Omaha Creighton Prep, 2009). 200 individual medley: Pantano, 1:59.00. 50 freestyle: Thomas Lundin, Westside, 22.96. 100 butterfly: Clark, 51.02. 100 freestyle: Austin Smith, E/ES, 48.99. 500 freestyle: Danny Perry, Prep, 4:54.23. 200 freestyle relay: Omaha Creighton Prep (Andrew Hood, Clark, Kayden McCullough, Perry), 1:30.50. 100 backstroke: Pantano, 53.20. 100 breaststroke: Goeman, 1:02.72. 400 freestyle relay: Omaha Creighton Prep (Clark, Hood, Perry, Pantano), 3:15.14 (meet record, betters 3:16.43 by Omaha Creighton Prep, 2014).
Team scoring: Omaha Marian 349, Omaha Westside 288, Elkhorn/Elkhorn South 228, Omaha Duchesne 143, Omaha Burke 117, Omaha Skutt 85, Bellevue West 51, Gretna 39, Omaha Central 13.
Event winners: 200-yard medley relay: Omaha Marian (Maddie Clark, Jocelyn Randby, Jessica Brusnihan, Isabella Pantano), 1:50.26 (meet record, betters 1:50.86 by Omaha Marian, 2003). 200 freestyle: Laina Bayles, Westside, 2:01.42. 200 individual medley: Sydney Cole, E/ES, 2:12.17. 50 freestyle: Logan Kuehne, Westside, 25.41. 100 butterfly: Mia Snow, Westside, 58.97. 100 freestyle: Pantano, 55.69. 500 freestyle: Bayles, 5:25.09. 200 freestyle relay: Omaha Marian (Clark, Amanda Allbery, Bethany Bespoyasny, Randby), 1:42.24. 100 backstroke: Pantano, 57.48 (meet record, betters 58.71 by Heather Welch, Millard South, 1997). 100 breaststroke: Randby, 1:05.70 (meet record, betters own 1:08.54, 2017). 400 freestyle relay: Omaha Westside (Snow, Elizabeth Harding, Makenzie Wilkins, Bayles), 3:44.01.