FULL COVERAGE: NJ Swimming (Week 8)
WEEK 8 COVERAGE
Bayonne 95, Randolph 75
Bayonne slipped past Randolph on Thursday afternoon in a 95-75 victory. Jack Long swam to first in the 200 IM in 2:03.36 for the Bees, and triumphed in the 100-meter Breaststroke. The 200-Freestyle Relay team of Paolo Jimenez, Long, Omar Marzouk, and Mohamed Nouser swam a winning time of 1:33.71. The Rams Matt Tallman finished first in the 100-meter Butterfly. Nouser also won the 100-meter Freestyle race for the 15-1-1 Bayonne swim team. Randolph sinks to 7-3-1 on the season.
Westfield 97, Bridgewater-Raritan 73
Westfield continues its undefeated season with a 97-73 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan. The Blue Devils, Rebecca DeLaFuente won the 200-IM and the 500-meter Freestyle races. Teammate Caroline Baldwin swam a winning time of 24.2 in the 50-meter Freestyle. Mara Valenzuela captured two individual events for the Panthers. Westfield improves to 12-0 as Bridgewater-Raritan sinks to 11-2.
Summit 99, Chatham 71
Will Beckett’s two individual victories helped Summit slip past Chatham, 99-71, on Tuesday afternoon. Beckett captured the 50-meter Freestyle in 22.89 and the 100-meter Freestyle in 51.76. The Cougars' Brendan Miller-Radest won two individual events, while teammate Michael Strand swam to first in two individual events and anchored the winning 200 Medley Relay in a 1:41.76 team effort. The 200 Freestyle Relay team of Beckett, Daniel Byers, Ryan Sebastian, and Cameron Simko won in 1:34.82 for the Hilltoppers. Chatham sinks to 12-4 as Summit improves to 9-3.
Randolph 113, Hackensack 57
Frank Bozzi swam to first in two individual events for Randolph in a 113-57 win over Hackensack. Bozzi’s won the 200 and 500-meter Freestyle races while teammate Chris Lowery won the 50-meter Freestlye in 23.96. Connor Timmerman finished first in the 100-meter Breaststroke for the Rams. The Comets drop to 8-4 as Randolph improves to 6-2-1 on the season.
West Windsor South 104, Brick Memorial 66
Patrick Park won two individual events in West Windsor South’s 140-66 victory over Brick Memorial. Park captured the 200 IM and the 500-meter Freestyle race for the Pirates. The Mustangs’ Pat Brow captured the 50-meter Freestyle in 24.12, and placed second in the 100-meter Freestyle race. Ian Dixon-Anderson swam to first in the 200-meter Freestyle for the West Windsor South 12-2 team. Brick Memorial drops to 7-3.
Bernards 107, Watchung Hills 63
Bernards took all the events and remains undefeated on the season with a 107-63 victory over Watchung Hills. Jose Agnese, John Lawson and Mitch Colby each won two individual events for Bernards. The 200 Medley Relay team of Ford Atwater, Colby, Robert Crane and Michael McMenamin, finished first in 1:39.12. Watchung Hills falls to 4-8.
Somerville 94, Warren Hills 72
Somerville defeated Warren Hills 94-72 Nigel Lane placed first in the 200-meter Freestyle in 1:56.25 while Jared Kaplan won the 100-meter Freestyle for the Pioneers. Tony Barberio, Kyle Kaufman, Lane and David Rehe won the 200-Medley Relay in 1:53.13 for Somerville. Warrne Hills sinks to 1-4-1 as Somerville improves to 4-6..