Local swimmers at Guertin meet
A total of nine swim teams convened in the pool over the weekend for the Bishop Guertin Invitational.
There were several top performances from the local contingent.
For Souhegan, freshman Amanda Ulicny won the 200 freestyle (1:56.04) and the 500 freestyle (5:15.81).
Senior Alexa Leary was third in the 100 butterfly (1:12.29 and added a seventh in the 100 backstroke (1:14.28).
Junior Emma Lowery was seventh in the 100 fly (1:26.75) and took 13th in the 100 backstroke (1:20.81).
Freshman Felicity Howard grabbed eighth 100 breaststroke (1:23.87) and added an 11th in the 50 freestyle (29.47).
Rounding it out for the Saber girls, Jaye Griffin was ninth in the 100 breaststroke (1:29.84) and 14th in the 50 free (30.71), while Brielle Berube was 13th in the 100 breaststroke (1:34.47).
Ulicny, Leary, Howard and Lowery combined for second in the 200 free relay and third in the 200 medley relay.
For the Souhegan boys, Sophomore Miles Lim won the 100 butterfly (55.88) and added a third in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.83).
Junior Ethan Lim was fifth in the 50 freestyle (25.34) and seventh in the 100 breaststroke (1:16.34).
Freshman Hunter Daily took third in the 100 backstroke (1:07.91) and was eighth in the 50 freestyle (26.32).
Sophomore Anthony Nino was 10th in the 100 breaststroke and 1:29.66 and 15th in 50 free (29.28).
Milford High’s swimmers took to UNH for a meet on Saturday.
Andrew Bartolomucci doubled up by winning the 200 free and 100 fly for the Spartans. Noah McCandless was runner up in the 50 and 100 free, while Cam Mitchell took third in the 100 breaststroke.
The team of Bartlolomucci, Mitchell, Josh Anderson and Noah McCandless were second in the 200 medley relay.For the girls, Lily Chappell was fourth in the 200 IM and third in the 100 freestyle and Calista Chappell was fourth in the 500 freestyle.
Jake Greska’s paced the Spartans with 17 (22 total) first half points on their way to a win.
Milford held a 36-24 lead at the half, as Kearsarge surged in the third to cut the lead to five. Milford ended the third quarter with an 11 point lead and kept that consistency to the end. Joe Shepard had 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Milford looked sharp in Sunday’s last-chance meet at UNH. Leslie MacGratn cleared 5-2 to claim the high jump victory, and Robyn Krafft threw 34-3.5 to claim the shot put victory.
Renee Wilson was second in the long jump at 16-4.25.
The team of Wilson, Krafft, Sarah Sawyer and Rachel Gizzonio raced home in 1:29.46 to win the 4×160 relay.
For the boys, Caleb Korthals placed third in the 1500, crossing the line in 4:15.47.
The visiting Spartans (0-11) became their hosts’ seventh straight victim, despite 14 points from freshman Bailey Johnson and six by Sarah Dobbs.
Becky Wright had 25 to lead 9-2 Lebanon.