Bulldogs Sweep Bears in Boys, Girls Meets

By Austin Green
Burbank Leader

Photos by Austin Green / Burbank Leader
Burbank High School’s Melanie Huang swims in the 50-yard butterfly during the dual meet against Burroughs on Wednesday.

Burbank High School held off John Burroughs in the varsity boys’ competition and dominated on the varsity girls’ meet as the Bulldogs swept their crosstown rivals at the Verdugo Park pool on Wednesday. Burbank’s boys won 71-59 and girls were victorious 58-19.
Burbank senior Gavin Jay led the way for the Bulldog boys, winning the 100-yard backstroke and finishing a close second in the 500-yard freestyle with times of 1:00.13 and 5:12, respectively. Jay was edged out in the latter race by Burroughs’ Justin Cloutier — though Cloutier had a loftier goal in mind than just winning that event.
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