Wedgewood Update: Westford at Wedgewood on July 9

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Image (c) John Harris, 2016 all rights reserved

By Stacy Chandler

`The youngest member of the Girls Freestyle Relay team, Image (c) Stacy Chandler, 2016 all rights reserved - Click to view larger image
`The youngest member of the Girls Freestyle Relay team, Image (c) Stacy Chandler, 2016 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

The weather may have been gray and misty, but the Wedgewood Club swimmers and divers didn’t let that dampen their efforts on Saturday, July 9 against Westford. From the youngest to the oldest, the competitors gave it their all in the pool and the results showed.  Even though Wedgewood lost to Westford, 413- 427, the 14 point spread shows how hard the team worked.

Both Relay Team images (c) Stacy Chandler, 2016 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

The meet ended with two exciting 200 Yard Freestyle Graduated Relays. For those of you who may be new to the sport, this is an event that includes 5 swimmers, each representing a different age group (from 8under to 17under.)  The Wedgewood girls kicked their way to 1st and 3rd out of four teams, and the Wedgewood boys pulled hard for 1st place out of three teams.  It was a great way to close out the wet and wild morning!

Wedgewood’s next swim meet will be Saturday, July 16 at Chelmsford.

The following Wedgewood team members placed first in their events:

  • Isabella Seldon (diving)
  • Maya Driscoll (diving)
  • Megan Demeo (diving)
  • Brielle Carmen (12 yard backstroke)
  • Grace Weisz (100 yard IM)
  • Matthew Tonini (100 yard IM)
  • Sean Doucet (100 yard IM, 200 yard freestyle relay)
  • Jack MacPhee (100 yard IM, 50 yard breaststroke, 20 yard freestyle relay)
  • Willow McGinness (12 yard freestyle)
  • Charles Demeo (25 yard butterfly, 200 yard freestyle relay)
  • Julia Dearing (50 yard butterfly, 200 yard freestyle relay)
  • Riley Stevens (50 yard butterfly, 50 yard backstroke)
  • George Rackey (50 yard breaststroke)
  • McKenna Wilson (25 yard freestyle)
  • Kelly Warhover (50 yard freestyle)
  • Julia Palazzo (50 yard freestyle, 200 yard freestyle relay)
  • Sabrina Harris (50 yard backstroke)
  • Julia Doucet (50 yard backstroke, 200 yard freestyle relay)
  • Liliana Carmen (200 yard freestyle relay)
  • Taelor Nichols (20 yard freestyle relay)
  • Zachary Wirth (200 yard freestyle relay)
  • Eric Miles (200 yard freestyle relay)

Other Wedgewood swimmers and divers who contributed points to the overall score of the swim meet were:  Sanders Bertos, Adam Silver, Sophia Demeo, Logan McGinness, Rylan Nichols, Ann Girifalco, Leo Natalizio, Sofie Huntington, Isabelle Wilson, Lily Nemirovsky, Jimmy McGinn, Kara Shelmire, Melissa Driscoll, Timothy Regan, Teresa Silver, Claire Wirth, Katie Dillon, Caroline Towle, Sophia Seldon, Jocelyn Bullard, Charlotte Weber, Sarah Wirth, Caitlin Pequeno, Jeffery Dillon, Madelyn Dearing, Sebastian Woolnough, Devin Leida, Sam Huntington, Jackson Stuzynski, Keith Miles, Adam Driscoll, Owen Brough, Kenny Doucet, Harrison Sachs, Sarah Tonini, Nicole Hebert, Mary Manning, Ani Eskandarian, Haley Busch, Ashley Tonini, Maxwell Weisz, and Isabella Stuzynski.

Boys, Six and under backstroke - Image (c) Stacy Chandler - Click to view larger image
Boys, Six and under backstroke – Image (c) Stacy Chandler – Click to view larger image

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