Dec 23, 2009 Phil Blackwell Uncategorized
Continuing its solid start to the season, the Liverpool boys swim team had no problem in its last meet of 2009, ripping Utica Proctor 103-64 last Tuesday night.
As the starting point, the Warriors won the 200 medley relay as Brandon Frush, Joe Hens, Cory Spado and Tom Schmid prevailed in a time of 1:54.18.
Joe Hens came right back to win the 200 individual medley (2:22.39), while Dan Hens swam the 100 freestyle in 56.95 seconds and Frush won the 100 backstroke in 1:13.63.
Elsewhere, Alex Coleman-Gridley earned first place in the 200 freestyle (2:02.85), with Alex Perfitt taking the 50 freestyle (24.05 seconds), Phil MacLeod winning the 100 butterfly (1:04.69) and Shane Donovan putting up a time of 5:28.87 in the 500 freestyle.
Cicero-North Syracuse’s pre-holiday blitz continued on Dec. 18 with its own visit to Utica Proctor and a 93-74 victory over the Raiders.
Paul LaRosa succeeded early, as he took the 200 individual medley (2:30.18) after teaming with Josh DeSimone, Kyle Sager and Cory Whalen to swim the 200 medley relay in 2:01.85.
Billy Werksman put together a top diving score of 205.50 points and helped Ben Mozo, Ricky Blackburn and Tyler Fornito win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:49.63.
DeSimone earned his own victory in the 100 backstroke (1:07.62) as Blaise Maio worked his way to first place in the 50 freestyle in 25.99 seconds.
Three days later, the Northstars lost to Fayetteville-Manlius 96-79 at the Nottingham High School pool.
Werksman again won in diving, earning 196 points. LaRosa, Mozo, Maio and James Fisher would take the 400 freestyle relay in 4:06.26. Otherwise, F-M won every race, with Kevin Koh (50 freestyle, 100 butterfly), Jack Robinson (200 individual medley, 100 backstroke) and Zach Swanson (200 freestyle, 500 freestyle) each winning twice.