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Westies top Foran
By MIKE MADERA
(September 13, 2019) - The West Haven girls swimming team opened the season with an 83-101 victory over Foran Friday afternoon in West Haven.
The Westies had a good showing for the opening meet, finishing with four first place finishes, and five second place positions. The Westies did well in the relay events, placing first in the 200 yard medley relay, and second in the 200 freestyle relay.
Madison Hobart, Molly Wilson, Kaelyn Falanga, and Victoria Acuna led the 200 yard medley relay team to the win in 2 minutes, 3.61 seconds, while Alana Orecchio, Aliyah McAuley, Kaylee Taulty, and Sofia Shubin placed second in the 200 freestyle relay in 2:05.69.
Falanga had a solid opening day as she won the 50 yard freestyle in 27.05 seconds, and the 500 freestyle in 6:02.46. Acuna won the 100 yard freestyle in 1:04.92.
Morgan Falanga was second in the 200 freestyle in 2:18.15, Taulty placed second in the 1 meter diving with 137.15 points, Hobart was second in the 100 backstroke in 1:12.17, and Eileen Barrington was second in the 100 yard freestyle in 1:05.83.
GIRLS SWIMMING 2019
All-State players - Gale Pimer '85, '86; Taryn Smith '94, '95; Megan McGorry '06; Diana Pimer '10
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