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Manhasset Girls Strong Swim to Victory

The Girls Varsity Swim Team began their 2013 season with the opening Relay Carnival, held at Eisenhower on Sept. 12. A strong showing marked by some fast early season times helped Manhasset finish second overall.

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Manhasset traveled  out east to take on rival Farmingdale. The Indians took an early lead by winning several closely challenged races at the finish. Although the meet was very competitive, the Indians would never relinquish the lead, going on to win eight of the twelve events. The final score Manhasset 56 Farmingdale 45.

Highlights from the Relay Carnival and Farmingdale meet include many strong early season performances.

Senior Madeleine Quinn swam a 1:04.34 in the 100yd butterfly. Sarah Henry swam a 2:10.91 in the 200yd freestyle. Katie Margherio swam a 6:19.94 in the 500yd Free. Marisa Aliprantis swam a 30.46 in the 50yd freestyle. Keagan Hanley swam a 1:05.75 in the 100yd. freestyle. Amanda Lopez swam a 39.14 in the 50yd breaststroke. Nikki Brown swam a  31.56 in the 50yd freestyle. Emma Goodwin swam a 31.52 in the 50yd freestyle. Jackie Nikakis swam a 37.94 in the 50yd breaststroke. Finola Meyer swam a 32.95 in the 50yd freestyle.

Junior Alexa Durso swam a 2:12.01 in the 200yd freestyle. Caroline O’Connor swam a 1:20.50 in the 100yd butterfly.

Sophomore  Kylie Mulholland swam a 2:03.41 in the 200yd freestyle. Julia Henry swam a 5:46.53 in the 500yd freestyle. Meredith Johnson swam a 1:06.82 in the 100yd backstroke. Grace Kenlon swam a 59.89 in the 100yd freestyle. Allegra Sodi swam a 1:14.75 in the 100yd breaststroke. Giorgia Piantanida swam a 1:09.19 in the 100yd backstroke. Delaney Flynn swam a 27.81 in the 50yd free. Kaitlin Baranello swam a 1:06.8. Grace Amato swam a 31.35 in the 50yd freestyle. Michelle Sciarrino scored 88 points in 1m diving.

9th grader Megan Smith swam a 2:21.09 in the 200yd IM. Maddy Kang swam a 26.21 in the 50yd free. Olivia Garvey swam a 2:33.45 in the 200yd IM. Maggie Brogan swam a 6:56.78 in the 500d Freestyle. Jessalyn Chuang swam a 29.82 in the 50yd freestyle.  Amanda Lennon swam a 31.68 in the 50yd freestyle.

8th grader Garrity Kuester swam a 1:19.90 in the 100yd breaststroke. Rose Marie Donnell swam a 1:03.46 in the 100yd freestyle.

Next up for the Indians are Great Neck South and Plainview.

-ejohnson