ROUNDUP: Bristol Eastern girls swimming beats Plainville behind multiple season best times

Published on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 22:10
Written by DAN ORENCOLE

STAFF WRITER

BRISTOL - The Bristol Eastern girls swimming team turned in 12 season best times on its way to beating Plainville on Tuesday.

Hope Johnsky continued her strong season, finishing first in the 200 freestyle. Kay-lin Koh finished first in the 200 IM. Zoe DiChello was first in diving.

Next up for the Lancers is Suffield on Friday, with a chance to get to 4-3.

Bristol Central 93, Meriden 85: The Rams had many swimmers recording their personal best times.

Meghan Curtis finished first in the 200 freestyle. Mackenize Pina was first in the 200 IM and the 100 butterfly. Rachel Wolf was first in the 100 backstroke and Camille Attle finished at the top in the 100 breaststroke.

The Rams finished first in all three relays and advanced to 5-0 on the season.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

St. Paul 3, Watertown 0: The Falcons got closer to .500 with the sweep over Watertown. The three sets were 25-13, 26-24 and 25-22.

Julianna Iacovelli (4 kills 2 blocks) and Olivia Genovese (4 aces 6 kills) led the way and will look to lead the Falcons (5-6) to an even .500 record against Wilby on Thursday at home.

GIRLS SOCCER

Terryville 1, Wamogo 0: Terryville girls soccer got its second win behind a goal from Sydney Lopes. Terryville’s goalie Maria Cesare only needed one save.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

St. Paul 26, Naugatuck 30; Wolcott 26, St. Paul 29; Derby 16, St. Paul 40: St. Paul had a close loss to Wolcott that could’ve put them at 2-1 on the day. While the loss was tough, the Falcons fell to a strong Derby group and were able to escape with the win against Naugatuck.

Jess Persechino finished in fifth place for the Falcons. Sammi Bray and Lauren Ferguson also had good runs for the Falcons. With the two losses, St. Paul falls to 5-6 on the season.

E.O. Smith 27, Bristol Central 28: In a close meet, the Rams fell just short. Alex Sirko and Paige Hinton once again led Bristol Central. Sirko finished in second place, while Hinton was right behind her in third place. Sirko’s time was 23:09 and Hinton finished at the 23:42 mark.

Freshman Isabella Crandall was another top five finisher for the Rams at 24:08.

With the loss, Bristol Central falls to 3-3 on the season.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

St. Paul 20, Wolcott 41; Derby 27, St. Paul 30; Naugatuck 16, St. Paul 40: The Falcons came into the meet with a 4-4 record on the season. With a close match against Derby that ended in a loss, St. Paul was 1-2 on the day.

Jeremy Rinaldi and Connor Baston both had impressive runs in the tough meet. The Falcons fall to 5-6 on the season.

Bristol Central 15, E.O. Smith 44: Bristol Central once again relied on Matt Roy and Mark Petrosky at the top. Roy finished first at 17:54 and Petrosky was just one second back at 17:55.

Rounding out the top five for the race were Bristol Central’s Devin Flores, Pacifico Flores and Benjamin Stafford. With the win, the Rams advance to 6-0 on the season.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, General Sports, Plainville, St. Paul, Terryville on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 22:10. Updated: Tuesday, 3 October 2017 22:13.