BHS Girls Swimming Finishes 6-4-1

Ten girls qualify for state meet.


The state swimming meet was held at East Hartford High School on Saturday, November 10. Ten girls made it to States this year and all of whom had at least one individual event (Joanna Wojtun, Leah Pawelczyk, Katherine Burek, Amanda Martino, Kelsey Kozikowski, Holly Chirico, Kayla Cervoni, Arian Silas, Emily DeVivo, Olivia DeGroff).

Qualifying for Finals on Tuesday November 13th at Wesleyan University are Wojtun who swam the 200 IM and the 100 breast. Burek in the 100 breast and Olivia DeGroff in the 200 IM; she qualified for finals with best time. Kelsey Kozikowski swam the 50 free, Arian Silas swam the 100 fly with a best time. Kayla Cervoni also qualified for finals in the 100 back with her best time. Emily DeVivo qualified for finals in the 100 back. Amanda Martino qualified for states in both of her individual events in 100 back and the 50 free.

The 200 medley relay (Martino, Burek, Kozikowski, DeGroff) just missed the school record and came in fourth overall. If they improve their time slightly at Finals they have a chance to go to Opens this coming Saturday.

Finally, Holly Chiroco had lifetime best times at States swimming the 200 free and the 500 free.

Coach Amanda McCarthy said, "The girls hard work paid off and they ended the meet with best times and scores. I am proud of the team results and individual accomplishments."


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