By The Hays Daily News

MANHATTAN -- The Hays High School boys' swim team was fifth out of five teams Wednesday at the Manhattan Invitational. The Indians scored 119 points, while host Manhattan scored 419 to win, followed by Salina South, Junction City and Salina Central.

Morgan Mathews claimed a pair of first-place individual medals. He finished in 52.39 seconds to win the 100-yard free, then was the only swimmer under a minute in the 100-yard backstroke, finishing in 59.48 seconds.

Ben Rajewski and Hunter Perryman each picked up a fifth-place finish. Perryman was fifth in the 200-yard free in 2:17.34, and Rajewski fifth in the 500-yard free in 6:29.92.

The Indians are off until Jan. 8 when they go Salina South.