Local Girls Finish Swim Season

The Class S, M, L, and LL girls swimming championships are now in the record books with the open championship meet to be held this Saturday at Yale.  Here’s a roundup of our local swim teams.

Class LL


 Glastonbury had a strong performance in the state finals, finishing third.  Seniors Abigail Fusco and Katherine Hegwood led the Tomahawks.  Fusco finished fifth in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 52.70, and second in the 100-yard backstroke (57.08) followed by Hegwood at 59.34.

Fusco and Hegwood also anchored the Glastonbury 400-yard freestyle relay team that finished third with a time of 3:38.59. That team also featured freshman Jessica Ling Zhang and sophomore Seana Gysling.

Class L

 South Windsor

 Seniors Kelly Wentworth and Lauren Bransombe, junior Allie Romanowski, and sophomore Katherine Niemiec finished fifth in the 200-yard freestyle relay and seventh in the 200-yard medley relay.  Niemiec also gave South Windsor it’s best individual effort, finishing eighth in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:02.59.  The Bobcats managed 227 points at the meet, enough for a sixth place finish.


 Fermi/Enfield/Somers finished sixteenth in the Class L meet.  The co-op was led by junior Rebecca Kaliff who finished sixth in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 59.64 and tenth in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:12.61.  The best team effort was a thirteenth place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay in which the team finished with a time of 4:04.85.

Class M


 The Indians racked up 265 points in the state meet this year finishing eighth in Class M.  Farmington’s 200-yard medley relay team made up of seniors Katie Mihalek and Jane Liu, and juniors Margaux Zimmerman and Cami Coppage finished fifth at the meet with a time of 1:56.21.  Mihalek was the Indian’s top individual performer, finishing seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:13.03.

Windsor Locks/Ellington

 Sophomore Sara Ouellete had an outstanding state tournament meet for WL/Ellington.  Ouellete finished first in both the 200-yard IM (2:08.03) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:57.09).  She also anchored the 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished fifth with a time of 1:44.65.

Class S


 Senior Celia Randall led the way for the Wildcats, whose 253 points earned them an eighth place finish in the Class S meet.  Randall finished third in the 500-yard freestyle (5:18.05) and fifth in the 200-yard freestyle (2:00.26).  The Wildcats had their best team performance with an eighth place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay coming in at a time of 3:58.45.


 The Eagles only earned twenty-eight points in the state meet to finish twenty-second.  The bright spot for the Eagles was sophomore Hannah Kirk’s ninth place finish in the 500-yard freestyle.  Kirk finished the race with a time of 5:29.90.





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