ROUNDUP: Bristol boys swimming falls to Farmington, but comes away with number of quality performances

Published on Tuesday, 2 January 2018 22:54
Written by SHELBY IAVA


BRISTOL - The Bristol Coop fell just shy of Farmington Tuesday evening, 96-84.

Although it lost, the Bristol Coop still had several great swims.

The 400 freestyle relay team, consisting of senior Keagan Mullan, sophomore Ben Stafford, freshman Gabe Bartolome and freshman Colton Littwincyk came in first with a time of 3:46.61.

Litwinczyk also took first in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:06.58, just .50 off of his best time. He also won the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.98.

Fellow freshman Bartolome was outtouched 100 backstroke with a time of 1:00.77, but took first in the 100 butterfly with a time of 59.66.

Lewis Sinche had two season best times in 200 (2:08.45) and 500 (5:45.98) freestyle.

The team is currently 0-2 on the season and will swim Manchester at Manchester on Tuesday.

“I am proud of the effort the team put in today and shows how far we have come from our first meet against conard a few weeks back,” Bristol Coop head coach Nick Daddabbo said. “There is still room to grow and room for improvements. This team is a young team and know what they are capable of. As a group compared to last season we are ahead of schedule.”


Bloomfield 42, Bristol Central 32: After a back-and-forth battle the Rams fell to Bloomfield Tuesday evening. Only down by one by the end of the first quarter, Bristol Central outscored the Warhakws 8-6 in the second, taking the one-point lead going into halftime (14-13).

Sarah Guerin led the Rams with nine points, while fellow teammate Alison Jessie scored eight.

The Rams lost momentum in the second half as they were outscored 29-18. Bristol Central will next play Maloney on today at 6:45 p.m.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern, St. Paul on Tuesday, 2 January 2018 22:54. Updated: Tuesday, 2 January 2018 22:57.