Swimming: HdG and Fallston race to combined victories at tri-meets

After suffering their first loss of the season on Friday night, the Havre de Grace Warriors rebounded during Tuesday's tri-meet at Magnolia Middle School for victories over the North Harford Hawks and Harford Tech Cobras.

The Warriors came out on top of their matchup with North Harford, 113-75, and topped Harford Tech, 131-57. North Harford also beat Harford Tech, 102-86.

Havre de Grace began the meet with a victory, with Hunter Infeld, Robbie Orzewicz, Renz Amato and Daniel Schoeberlein teaming up to win the boys 200-yard medley relay.

The Warriors' first individual victory came from Chris Worrell in the 50-yard freestyle. Alyssa Smith followed with a victory in the girls 100-yard butterfly, while Amato took top honors in the boys 100-yard freestyle.

Allissa Lyons beat the field in the girls 500-yard freestyle for Havre de Grace, and fellow Warrior Steven Ashman earned his team's final individual victory in the boys 100-yard backstroke.

Havre de Grace's team of Infeld, Nicholas Pippin, Robert Bringardner and Brett Jewell won the boys 400-yard freestyle relay race. Worrell, Ashman, Amato and Paul Butz earned a first-place finish in the boys 200-yard freestyle relay, while the team of Abigail Blessing, Rebecca Ashman, Brianna Clark and Lyons won the girls 200-yard freestyle relay.

North Harford's Haley Jacobs won the girls 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle races, while teammate Becky Jump took top honors in the girls 200-yard medley and 100-yard backstroke. Robbie Beichler earned the Hawk boys a victory in the 200-yard medley, while Zoey Friedel won the girls 50-yard freestyle.

The Hawk team of Stephanie Wilson, Jump, Friedel and Jacobs won the girls 400-yard freestyle relay. Friedel, Jacobs, Brooke Sexton and Emily Boegner won the girls 200-yard medley relay.

Harford Tech's Brandon Carestia was a double individual winner, taking first in the 100-yard breaststroke and 100-yard butterfly, while Justin Carestia earned the Cobras victories in the 500-yard and 200-yard freestyle events. Katie Doleschal was the lone Cobra girl swimmer with an individual victory, taking first in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Cougars over Edgewood, Joppa

The Fallston Cougars earned a pair of combined victories, defeating Edgewood, 127-61, and Joppatowne, 108-80, at Tuesday's tri-meet at Edgewood Middle School.

Fallston's Austin Appel won the boys 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly, while teammate Grant Burgess took top honors in the boys 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley. Sam Burgess won the boys 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke for the Cougars, while Fallston's Madison Brown won the girls 500-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke.

The Cougars Nicole Lagan won the girls 200-yard medley and Devon Howell earned Fallston a victory in the girls 100-yard butterfly. Ryan Hutchens was the Cougars' last individual winner, taking first in the boys 100-yard breaststroke.

Fallston's team of Appel, Grant Burgess, Ryan Weigle and Manoa Braun won the boys 200-yard medley relay, while Brown, Howell, Danielle Sacker and Emma Manchester won the girls 200-yard medley relay.

Grant Burgess, Sam Burgess, Colin Smith and Appel combined for a victory in the boys 400-yard freestyle relay. The girls 400-yard freestyle relay was won by the team of Brown, Howell, Lagan and Aly Houser.

Edgewood's Kiera McKenna won the girls 100-yard breaststroke and 100-yard freestyle.

Jess Marx grabbed a pair of individual wins for Joppatowne, beating the field in the girls 200-yard and 50-yard freestyle, while the Mariners' Dale Marx won the boys 500-yard freestyle.

Joppatowne squads swept the 200-yard freestyle events, with the team of Tyler DiBastiani, Josh Spleidt, Jeremy Clark and Dale Marx winning the boys race, while Sarah Appel, Maya Carter, Chelsey Tarnowski and Jess Marx took first in the girls installment.

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