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BOYS SWIMMING 2019-2020

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Westies top NDWH in Opener
West Haven posts 96-86 victory
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(December 20, 2019)
 -  The West Haven boys swimming team opened the season with a 96-86 victory over cross-town rival Notre Dame Friday evening at West Haven High. The Westies had six first place finishes. The 200 yard medley relay team of Bryan Barrington, Christopher D'Inzio, Luis Lopez, and Shane Taulty won in 1 minute, 54.93 seconds, while the 50 yard freestyle was won by Isaac Gorske in 24.17 seconds.
The 100 yard butterfly was taken home by Jacob Eairheart in 1:05.29, the 100 yard freestyle was won by  D'Inzio in 58.20, while the 200 yard freestyle relay was won by West Haven with a team of Gorske, Lopez, Christopher Olsen, Mustansir Jamalee in 1:43.47. D'Inzio won the 100 yard backstroke in 1:09.31.
West Haven had seven second place finishes as well. John Barrington was second in the 200 yard freestyle in 2:30.75, the 200 yard IM saw Lopez second in 2:35.00, while Barrington was second in the 50 yard freestyle 25.19 seconds.
Gorske was second in the 100 yard freestyle in 58.14 seconds, Barrington placed second in the 500 yard freestyle in 6:19.08, and the 100 yard backstroke had Taulty second in 1:13.21. Lopez also placed second in the 100 yard breastroke in 1:18.76.


Shelton tops Westies
West Haven falls to Gaels 103-65
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(January 3, 2020)
 -  The West Haven/Platt Tech boys swim team fell to Shelton on the road Friday afternoon 103-65. Issac Gorske won the 50 freestyle in 23.90 seconds and Christopher D’Inzio was first in the 100 backstroke in 1 minute, 8.72 seconds.
“The Shelton meet was a challenge for West Haven/Platt with many of our swimmers sick or away on vacation, but the seniors and captains from West Haven and Platt stepped up to the challenge and swam their hardest with Westie Pride,” West Haven coach Kevin Dickson said. “The team will be back together and ready for our next meet this Friday.”
The Westies had five second place finishes. The 200 medley relay team of Brendon Paucar, D'Inzio, Jacob Eairheart, and Shane Taulty was second in 2:04.08, while Eairheart was second in the 200 IM in 2:35.64.
The 500 freestyle saw Anthony Catillo place second in 6:16.30, while the 200 freestyle relay of Gorske, Castillo, Christopher Olsen, and Mustansir Jamalee was second in 1:49.35. The 400 freestyle relay team of Eairheart, Jamalee, D'Inzio, and Gorske also placed second in 4:02.43.


Xavier tops Westies
West Haven falls to Gaels 103-65
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(January 10, 2020) 
- The West Haven boys swimming team fell to Xavier Friday evening. Xavier came in and placed in the top three in every individual event except for the 200 IM and breaststroke. 
Luis Lopez scored third in 2 minutes, 27.04 seconds in the 200 IM and third with a 1:13.96 in the breaststroke. Issac Gorske was third in the 50 free in 24.45 seconds and third in the 100 free with a 57.41.  

Chris D'Inzio scored third in the 100 Butterfly in 1:08.89.West Haven was third in the 200 medley relay with a team of Shane Taulty, D'Inzio, Lopez, and Christopher Olsen in 2:03.36.


Westies swim past Sacred Heart 
West Haven posts 88-84 victory
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(January 14, 2020) 
- The West Haven boys swim team used solid team work to pull out an 88-84 victory over Sacred Heart Tuesday evening at West Haven High. The Westies had seven first place finishes and eight second place finishes.
The 200 yard medley relay team of Bryan Barrington, Christopher D'Inzio, Luis Lopez, and Shane Taulty won in 1 minute, 58.01 seconds, while the 200 yard free relay team of Issac Gorske, Lopez, Anthony Castillo, and Mustansir Jamalee won in 1:47.33.
Luis Lopez was victorious in the 200 yard IM in 2:21.50, while the 50 yard free was won by Gorske in 23.59 seconds. Vincent Militrano was victorious in the diving event with 135.75 points, and Gorske won the 100 yard free in 56.02 seconds. The 100 yard breaststroke was won by Christopher D'Inzio in 1:10.98.
"After two tough meets, our team was all back together, West Haven coach Kevin Dickson said. “With strong teamwork, comes victory. Thank you for the tough competition Sacred Heart."
West Haven also had eight second place finishes. The 400 yard free relay of Bryan Barrington, John Barrington, D'Inzio, and Shane Taulty was second in 4:16.77, while the 200 yard free had a second place finish with Mustansir Jamalee in 2:26.42.
Bryan Barrington was second in the 50 yard free in 25.68, the 1 M diving had Youssef Ossama with 118.20 points, and the 100 yard butterfly saw Taulty second in 1:07.17. D’Inzio was second in the 100 yard free in 56.43, Anthony Castillo was second in the 500 yard free in 6:21.20.  The 100 breaststroke saw Lopez place second in 1:12.32.