The Valley Forge Swimming and Diving team have had their first meet yesterday against the Padua Bruins and came out with a split decision. The Boys came out starting the season 1-0 winning 90-74 and the Girls dropped to 0-1 with a loss 69-111. The teams are led by Boys Capitans Jared Zychowski, Jack Pereksta, and Christian Mukumbane; while the Girls team is led by Captains Summer Whelan, and Nicole Moore. The team is a very diverse group this year, young and old swimmer brand new to swimming have been fairing well considering some have no previous competitive swimming background. There are a lot of brand new swimmers on the team that have been dropping a considerable amount of time, which is very impressive for how early it is in the season. The teams are off to a to take on Elyria Catholic and Fairview next week, with the boys team looking improve their record and the girls to record their first meet win. With the season underway their are lots of eager young swimmers trying to make a name for themselves in this very competitive sport.