Trojans vanquish Witches



BREWER — Both the girls and boys of the Mount Desert Island High School swim teams swept away the Brewer Witches in a dual meet Friday at the Bangor YMCA.

The Trojan boys notched 137 points in the team score to Brewer’s 30. The MDI girls had 119 points to 47 for Brewer.

“[There were] some quality swims [and] some tough results,” MDI Head Coach Tony DeMuro said. Several MDI swimmers recorded their best times, and “a lot of kids [felt] the weight of some heavy training.”

In the boys 200-yard medley relay, the MDI ‘A’ team of Jacob Mitchell, Hutchin Gerrish, Pierce DiMauro and Herbie Shaw was first with a time of 1:57.80. The Trojan ‘B’ team, Sam Tehennepe, Isaac Weaver, Kristoph Naggert and Chase McGee, was second with 2:02.24.

Gerrish won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:03.06, followed by Mitchell with a time of 2:03.25.

Liam Sullivan took first in the 200-yard individual medley with 2:05.69, and DiMauro was second with 2:17.75.

In the 50-yard freestyle event, Weaver finished first in 26.21 seconds, followed by Tehennepe with 26.99. Yanni Roguski was fourth with 30.87.

Sullivan took first in the 100-yard butterfly with 55.46 seconds, followed by Gerrish with 1:06.22 and Tehennepe with 1:09.63.

In the 100-yard freestyle, Naggert was first with 53.91 seconds, followed by Zeke Valleau with 1:00.65 and Lanvin Estacio with 1:02.48.

Mitchell won the 500-yard freestyle with 5:53.19, and Weaver was second with 6:08.60.

The Trojan ‘B’ team of Naggert, Estacio, Gerrish and Weaver was first in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:45.12. The ‘A’ team, Sullivan, Roguski, Tehennepe and Valleau, finished second with 1:48.66.

McGee was second in the 100-yard backstroke with 1:19.25, followed by Shaw with 1:23.52 and Roguski with 1:52.01. Naggert won the 100-yard breaststroke with 1:08.72, followed by DiMauro with 1:09.78.

The MDI ‘B’ team of Sullivan, Estacio, Shaw and Valleau was first in the 400-yard freestyle relay with 4:06.87, and the ‘A’ team of Mitchell, Roguski, McGee and DiMauro was second with 4:13.09.

In the middle of the meet, divers from both teams took center stage. Chelsea Schroeder won the girls’ 1-meter diving event with 131.05 points, and Ceileigh Weaver was second with 84.25 points. Bryce DiMauro won the boys’ 1-meter diving with 171.25 points.

In girls’ swimming, the Lady Trojan 200-yard medley relay team ‘B’ of Maggie Collins, Aubrie Boyce, Mary Ellen Sharp and Sammy Jacobs was second with 2:18.62. Team ‘A,’ Anna Naggert, Rachel Jacobs, Ceileigh Weaver and Claire Shaw, was third with 2:21.37.

Lydia DaCorte finished first in the 200-yard freestyle with her time of 2:05.20; Maddie Woodworth was third with 2:18.84. In the 50-yard freestyle event, Avalon Kerley was on top in 27.10 seconds. Boyce finished third with 27.80, followed by Sharp with 30.03.

Woodworth was second in the 100-yard butterfly with 1:10.08, followed by Kirstin DiMauro with 1:24.50.

Sammy Jacobs took first in 100-yard freestyle with her time of 1:08.42; Collins was third with 1:12.35.

In the 500-yard freestyle event, Sharp was second with 6:22.89, followed by Boyce with 6:30.87.

The Trojan ‘B’ team of Claire Shaw, Kirstin DiMauro, Boyce and Carolyn Hopkins won the 200-yard freestyle relay with 2:11.59.

Rachel Jacobs finished first in 100-yard backstroke with 1:16.28. Ana Naggert was second with 1:16.58, followed by Ceileigh Weaver with 1:20.29.

DaCorte won the 100-yard breaststroke event in 1:16.61, followed by Collins with 1:40.25 and Claire Shaw with 1:52.01.

The MDI team ‘B’ of Rachel Jacobs, Sammy Jacobs, Sharp and Woodworth won the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:26.24. Team ‘A,’ Anna Naggert, Kristin DiMauro, Ceileigh Weaver and Sara St. Clair, was second with 6:18.87.

DeMuro noted that the teams are working towards improving themselves, getting faster and working harder with added dedication. “The season is short, and [if] we don’t train with some sense of urgency in the upcoming weeks, [we] will end the season disappointed,” he said. “We’ll just keep working hard and hope we get some magic at the end of the season.”

The Trojan swim and dive teams are set to compete in the Morse Swimming Invitational on Monday, Dec. 28, at the YMCA in Bath.

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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