L-S Girls Swim Team Strong in Defeat to Wayland
Dual County League meet to be held Friday at Atkinson Pool.
The Lincoln-Sudbury girls swim and dive team finished a successful dual meet season with a competitive meet against a strong Wayland team last Tuesday.
Catherine MacKeen, Ansley Baker, Alicia Perry and Leah McCabe started the meet strong, winning the 200 medley relay. In the 200 free Wayland swept the top three places, but Jenny Genovese swam a sectional qualifying time of 2:10.92 to come in fourth.
Perry came in second in the 200 IM with a state qualifying time of 2:20.48. In the 50 free Megan Griffin won with a state time of 25.38 while McCabe and Baker came in third and fourth, both with sectional times.
Kim Yang scored 261.27 points to win diving and Emma Jarczyk and Clara Shealy came in second and third for a sweep by the L-S girl divers.
Griffin, MacKeen and Perry all had fantastic races in the 100 fly. Griffin came in first with a time of 1:00.50, MacKeen improved her time to 1:01.66 to come in second and Perry did 1:02.89 for fifth. All were state qualifying times.
In the 100 free McCabe swam a state time of 58.68 for third place, she was followed by Genovese, Emily Huang and Morgan Nash. Kathryn Thomas came in fifth in the 500 free with a time of 6:12.82. The team of McCabe, Baker, Genovese and Griffin came in second in the 200 free relay.
MacKeen had a state qualifying time of 1:06.03 for second place in the 100 back. Huang, Michelle Iskandar and Danielle Gyory also swam good times. Baker had a strong breaststroke race, coming in first with a time of 1:13.53. Caroline Hultin came in fourth and was closely followed by Nathalie Cabrera and MaryJo Samojla. To end the meet Perry, Genovese, Griffin and MacKeen finished first in the 400 free relay with a state time of 3:52.06.
Even though the Lincon-Sudbury girls ended up losing a close meet, they finished the regular season strong with some great swims. The postseason begins Friday with DCLs at Atkinson Pool.