ROUNDUP: Bristol Central girls swimming starts season with victory over East Hartford

Published on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:02


EAST HARTFORD - The Bristol Central girls swim team started its season with a victory on Friday over East Hartford.

“There were great swims all around, with every team member going all out in every race,” Rams coach Adrienne Bentley said. “It was a very exciting meet and a great way to start our season.”

First place finishes came from Mackenzie Pina in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly, Sydney Pina in the 500 freestyle, Meghan Curtis in the 100 backstroke and Ailey Driscoll in the 100 breaststroke.

Driscoll qualified for state competition in both of her individual events, the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke, while Meghan Curtis qualified in the 100 backstroke. Mackenzie Pina made a qualifying time for the 100 freestyle in her leg of the 400 free relay.

The Rams also took first place in two relays, the 200 IM and 400 freestyle. Curtis, Driscoll, Mackenzie Pina and Camille Attle swam on both relay teams.

Junior Rachel Wolf had great swims in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke, taking third and second place, respectively.

South Windsor 100, Bristol Eastern 78: Zoe Dichello broke the six-dive school record, which she previously held, with a score of 270.25 in a loss at the Malone Center pool on Friday.

Also having a good meet were Brianna Ogonowski, Hope Johnsky, Kay-lin Koh and Emily Mulcunry.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, General Sports on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:02. Updated: Wednesday, 13 September 2017 23:05.