Summit Girls and Boys Both Glide to Win Against GL

Thurs, Jan. 12–

Summit girls started strong with 1st place in the 200 medley relay (Julia Bligh, Natalie Wisnewski, Kaitlin Hersch and Abby Claus).  They also earned the critical 3rd place points in that relay (Alisha Kewalramani, Charlotte Greer, Sophie Reitz-Bouren and Daniella Ospina) which gave Summit a 10-4 lead that they never lost.  Abby Claus and Kaitlyn Hersch each logged 4 first place finishes, including the medley relay and the 400 free relay.  Claus won the 50 and 100 free while Hersch won the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke.  Senior Katie Greer added three 1st place finishes in the 200 free, the 500 free and as a part of the 400 free relay.  Other top 3 contributors included: Sophia Confalonieri, Hannah Burke, Ellie Sullivan and Christina Guo.  The final score was Summit 91 – Gov. Livingston 79.

The Summit boys started out exactly the opposite way, falling 4-10 in the opening medley relay.  They fought back to tie the score and the meet stayed close.  The lead changed 7 times with the score being tied 3 times.  Neither team gave up an inch.  Cole Bligh won both the 200 and 500 free.  Dylan Ingerman also won both of his individual event in 50 and 100 free.  Jordan Goldberg came up with a huge win in the 100 breaststroke to bring Summit within 2 points with one event to go.  The 400 free relay team of Dylan Ingerman, Campbell Rankine, Connor Fagan and Cole Bligh closed out the meet with the win, bringing the team a hard-fought victory.  Other top 3 contributors were: Matt McGregor, Bryan Harvey, Daniel Merrit, Patrick Boyd and Ben Campbell.  The final score was 87-83.

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