Trojans girls outstroke Eagles



BAR HARBOR The Mount Desert Island High School girls’ swim team overpowered the Ellsworth Eagles in a home meet on Friday, Jan. 15.

The Trojan girls finished with a total of 112 points, well ahead of Ellsworth’s 68. The MDI boys’ team was edged by the Eagles 107-76.

Rather than judging their performance “based on wins and losses,” MDI Coach Tony DeMuro said his focus right now is on personal improvement.

“We’re working hard, and we swim really well with them. I don’t think we’re that far behind.”

In the girls’ 200-yard medley relay, the MDI team ‘A’ of Avalon Kerley, Lydia DaCorte, Eliza Schlief and Aubrie Boyce was on top with a time of 2:01.26. Team ‘B’ of Bailey Cust, Sammy Jacobs, Rachel Jacobs and Anna Naggert finished third with a time of 2:14.45.

Maddie Woodworth of MDI took first in the 200-yard freestyle, notching a time of 2:13.28, and Ceileigh Weaver was third with a time of 2:24.04.

Kerley won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:21.22.

DaCorte took first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.74 seconds, and Naggert was third with a time of 28.49.

In 1-meter diving, Chelsea Schroeder of MDI was on top with her total score of 133.60. Weaver finished second with a total of 93.15.

Schlief took second in the 100-yard butterfly with 1:09.70.

In the 100-yard freestyle, Kerley finished first with a time of 58.25 seconds and was followed by Naggert with a time of 1:02.78.

Woodworth won the 500-yard freestyle event with a time of 6:02.34. Schlief followed closely behind at 6:11.01.

MDI team ‘A’ of Weaver, Naggert, Woodworth and DaCorte won the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:49.64.

In the 100-yard backstroke, DaCorte was first with a time of 1:03.75.

Mary Ellen Sharp was third in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:28.70.

Trojan team ‘A’ of Schlief, Boyce, Woodworth and Kerley won the 400-yard freestyle relay with its time of 4:03. Team ‘B’ of Sammy Jacobs, Rachel Jacobs, Sharp and Weaver finished third with a time of 4:22.37.

On the boys’ side, the Trojan 200-yard medley relay team ‘A’ of Kristoph Naggert, Liam Sullivan, Sam Tehennepe and Isaac Weaver finished second with its time of 1:50.20.

Pierce DiMauro of MDI was third in the 200-yard freestyle event with a time of 1:56.15, followed by Hutchin Gerrish with a time of 2:01.52.

Sullivan won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:04.04.

Jacob Mitchell took third in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.10 seconds, followed by Gerrish with 24.93.

In 1-meter diving, Yanni Roguski was on top with his score of 113.85. Tehennepe placed second with 91.80.

In the 100-yard butterfly, Kristoph Naggert was third with a time of 1:01.40.

DiMauro placed third in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 53.19 seconds, followed by Mitchell with a 54.35.

Sullivan took second in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:08.43.

In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Trojan team ‘A’ of DiMauro, Kristoph Naggert, Gerrish and Mitchell took second with a time of 1:38.06.

Zeke Valleau was third in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:04.32. Kristoph Naggert was second in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1.08.16.

In the 400-yard freestyle relay, Trojan team ‘A’ of Mitchell, DiMauro, Gerrish and Sullivan was first with a time of 3:30.43.

Team ‘B’ of Herbie Shaw, Tehennepe, Valleau and Isaac Weaver placed third with a time of 4:06.10.

The next meet is set for Friday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. against Orono High School at the MDI YMCA in Bar Harbor.

“We don’t worry about the dual meet performances very much. We put all of our eggs into the end of season meet,” said DeMuro. “Obviously, we want to be competitive and swim with a lot of spirit [and] effort, but the times [themselves] don’t matter much. It’s more about how we swim later on.”

Amanat Khullar

Amanat Khullar

Amanat Khullar is a sports reporter for the Mount Desert Islander. She comes from New Delhi, the capital city of India and graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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