Swimming keeps winning

Ally Schroeder swims her leg of the 400 freestyle relay during Southington’s 92-83 win at East Hartford.

Ally Schroeder swims her leg of the 400 freestyle relay during Southington’s 92-83 win at East Hartford.

By BRIAN JENNINGS
STAFF WRITER

The girls swimming and diving team spent the week on the road, but managed to return home unscathed with two wins.

The Lady Knights began their week with a 92-83 conference victory at Newington on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

The 200 Medley relay team of Ally Schroeder-Bethany Greenlaw-Sam Sagnella-Hannah Olsen took first in the 200 medley relay (2:11.31), the team of Jess Piotrowski-Olsen-Kailey Hinkley-Julia Mularczyk took first in the 200 freestyle relay (1:57.95).

Kerry Buchanan, Evelyn Holbrook, Jess Piotrowksi, and Olivia Fournier capped the relay sweep with first place in the 400 freestyle relay (4:15.24).

Buchanan was a double winner in the 200 freestyle (2:11.23) and 500 freestyle (5:47.60). Schroeder was a double winner in the 50 freestyle (28.34) and 100 backstroke (1:08.33).

Fournier finished first in the 200 individual medley (2:30.13), Sagnella in the 100 fly (1:11.04), Holbrook in the 100 freestyle (1:04.26), and Greenlaw in the 100 breaststroke (1:22.45).

Other notable performances included second-place finishes by the team of Holbrook-Mularczyk-Katherine Estell-Julianna Ferreri in the 200 medley relay (2:18.70), Piotrowski in the 200 individual medley (2:39.64) and 100 fly (1:15.21), and Hinckley in the 50 freestyle (30.03).

The Knights wrapped up their week with a 92-83 win at East Hartford on Friday.

Fournier-Hinkley-Mularczyk-Piotrowski took first in the 200 freestyle relay (1:54.23) and the team of Fournier-Buchanan-Piotrowksi-Schroeder took first in the 400 freestyle relay (4:08.00).

Fournier was a double winner in the 200 freestyle (2:03.94) and 100 free (56.04). Schroeder was a double winner in the 200 individual medley (2:30.83) and 100 backstroke (1:07.65).

Sagnella finished first in the 100 fly (1:11.32) and Buchanan finished first in the 500 freestyle (5:43.44).

Other notable performances included second-place finishes by the team of Schroeder- Sagnella-Greenlaw-Buchanan in the 200 medley relay, Piotrowski in the 200 individual medley and 100 fly, Buchanan in the 50 freestyle, Gina Calo in the 500 freestyle, Olsen-Brenna Moss-Jillian Noli-Ferreri in the 200 freestyle relay, and Greenlaw in the 100 breaststroke.

The two wins moved Southington to 7-2 on the season as the Knights prepare to for the conference diving and swimming championships with a regular season finale at home against Berlin on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

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