The Stoughton boys swimming team opened the Badger South Conference season Tuesday on the road with an 87-82 win over Milton.

Stoughton 87,

Milton 82

Senior Patrick Regan led a 1-2-3 sweep of the 100 backstroke in 1 minute, 10.44 seconds Tuesday and helped the Vikings hold off Milton 87-82 on the road.

Fellow senior Jacob Turner won the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.84 and led a 1-2 Stoughton finish in the 50 with a time of 25.37. Senior Hayden Hammond added the 100 free (55.48) and 200 free (2:02.29).

The Vikings’ 400 free relay relay of junior Isaiah Rowley, Hammond, Regan and Turner capped the victory with a meet-best time of 3:55.15.

DeForest 117, Stoughton 33

Hammond won the 200- and 500-yard freestyles Thursday at the DeForest Invitational but the Stoughton boys swimming team didn’t have enough firepower to overtake the Norskies and fell 117-33.

Hammond won the 200 free in 2:00.23 seconds and the 500 free in 5:28.3.

The host Norskies swept the top three spots in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke, and the top two in the 200 medley relay, 50 free and 100 butterfly.

Cougar Invitational

Stoughton’s 200 medley relay of sophomore Cade Millam, Turner, Regan and Hammond finished third in 1:57.14. The same quartet matched the finish on the 200 free relay in a time of 1:44.38.

Freshmen Owen Lehman and Dylan Williamson were joined by Millam and Turner to finish third on the 200 breast relay (1:44.38). Lehman, Millam, Hammond and Regan took third on the 200 back relay (2:04.29).

Stoughton finished second to last out of the six teams competing with 90 points.

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