Shane Devine, 12, of Ellicott City, who swims for the Russett Sharks in the Prince-Mont League, uses Al Ritter's ankles to steady herself for the start of the 11-12 girls 50-meter backstroke. (Photo by Nate Pesce, Patuxent Publishing / July 8, 2011)

North St. John's, 323; Dulaney, 164

The North St. John's Blue Marlins swim team hosted the Dulaney Dolphins July 9. The Blue Marlins won the meet overall, 323-164, with strong performances by many swimmers on the Marlins.

Three swimmers took first place in three individual events — Maggie Roman (9-10 girls IM, backstroke and breaststroke), Brooke Hoffman (11-12 girls IM, freestyle and backstroke) and Jeffrey Roman (11-12 boys IM, freestyle and butterfly).

Justin Carguilo, Alex Holland, Emily Purnell, Brendan Rice, Tharen Rice and Benjamin Skopic all took first place in two events for their age brackets.


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North St. John's results:

Individual Medley

9-10G: 1. Roman, 1:41.62; 2. Conroy; 3. Zgorski.

9-10B: 1. Zgorski, 1:46.59; 2. Perna; 4. Snyder.

11-12G: 1. Hoffman, 1:22.30; 4. Stagg; 5. Dutra.

11-12B: 1. Roman, 1:15.53; 3. Holland; 6. Currie.

13-14G: 1. Purnell, 1:33.69; 2. Cargiulo.

13-14B: 1. Rice, 1:25.35.

15-18G: 1. Stagg, 1:29.53; 2. Savage.

15-18B: 2. Skopic; 3. Kohler; 4. Demek.

Freestyle

6-UG: 1. Wilson, 21.54; 6. Vasilios; 7. Ekanayake.

6-UB: 2. Davis; 3. Foster; 4. Conroy.

7-8G: 1. Corb,18.20; 2. Comegys; 3. Perna.

7-8B: 4. Collins; 6. Wilson; 7. Holland.

9-10G: 2. Rice; 3. Conroy; 5. Gustafson.