GHS girls swim team edges Ridgefield

September 27, 2018

In a meet involving two premier teams in the FCIAC, and state, the Greenwich High School girls swimming team edged visiting Ridgefield, 95.5-90.5, on Wednesday.

With the hard-fought win, Greenwich improved its record to 5-0. The meet started with the Cardinals quartet of Samantha Ennis, Meghan Lynch, Hannah Seward and Emily Warner winning the 200-yard medley relay in 1:49.55.

Lynch touched the wall first in the 200 freestyle relay (1:53.40) and Ridgefield’s Anna Turner won the 200 individual medley (2:11.49). Caterina Li of Greenwich was second in the 200 IM (2:15.99). Warner was the 50 freestyle winner (25.13), while Hannah Snyder of the Tigers placed a very close second (25.35). Greenwich scored a lot of points with a 1-2-3 finish on the 1-meter diving board.

Maddie Muldoon won the diving event for the Cardinals, earning 266.80 points. Right behind her was teammate Annabelle Pollack (266.45), with Casey Kirsch finishing third (253.45). Seward registered a winning time of 57.71 in the 100 butterfly and Turner took first in the 100 freestyle (53.52). Warner was the runner-up in the 100 freestyle (54.91). The 200-yard freestyle relay saw the Tigers finish first in 1:42.77.

Ennis won the 100 backstroke for GHS in 59.44 and Lynch recorded a first-place time of 1:05.20 in the 100 breaststroke. Ridgefield won the meet’s final event — the 400 freestyle relay — in 3:36.58.

“Great races all around today,” GHS coach Lorrie Hokayem said. “Ridgefield swam a fantastic meet, but the Cardinals hung on in the final few races.”

Greenwich hosts St. Joseph on Saturday at 11 a.m.


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