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GIRLS SWIMMING 2021
All-State players - Gale Pimer '85, '86; Taryn Smith '94, '95; Megan McGorry '06; Diana Pimer '10
Foran tops Westies
West Haven falls 98-80
By MIKE MADERA
(September 10, 2021) - The West Haven girls swim team opened the year with a 98-80 loss at West Haven High Friday afternoon. Despite not having any first-place finishes, the Westies had plenty of swimmers place in the top three in different events.
The 200 medley relay team of Lauren Blake, Molly Wilson, Kaelyn Falanga, and Victoria Acuna was second in 2 minutes, 6.91 seconds. The 200 free relay team of Raquel Camey, Isabella DeLauri, Emily Guthrie, and Kaylee Taulty also placed second in 2:09.55, while the 400 free relay team of Acuna, Falanga, Blake, and Wilson placed second in 4:39.39.
West Haven fell to Foran, September 10, 2021. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.
In the individual events, Isabella DeLauri placed third in the 200 freestyle in 2:42.62, freshman Olivia DeLauri was second in the 50 freestyle in 30.91 seconds and third in the 100 freestyle in 1:12.09.
Wilson placed third in the 200 IM in 2:52.94, Taulty was second in the diving event, and the 100 butterfly saw Falanga place second in 1:10.11.
Acuna was third in the 500 freestyle in 6:56.47. Falanga also placed second in the 100 back in 1:12.46, and Wilson was also second in the 100 breast in 1:19.91.
West Haven falls to Law 92-86
By MIKE MADERA
(September 15, 2021) - The West Haven girls swim team fell to 0-2 with a 92-86 loss against Jonathan Law at Foran High Wednesday afternoon.
West Haven won the 200 medley relay in 2 minutes, 8.18 seconds with a team of Lauren Blake, Molly Wilson, Kaelyn Falanga, and Victoria Acuna.
In the individual events, Falanga won the 200 IM in 2:36.20, Acuna was second in the 50 free in 30.11 seconds, Kaylee Taulty was third in diving with 166.05 points, and Blake was second in the 100 butterfly in 1:21.85.Wilson placed third in the 100 freestyle in 1:06.75, Falanga was second in the 500 free in 6:15.49, and Blake placed second in the 100 back in 1:17.41.
Wilson won the 100 breast stroke in 1:22.24.
Mercy tops Westies
West Haven falls at home
By MIKE MADERA
(September 20, 2021) - The West Haven girls swim team fell to Mercy 104.5-72.5 Monday afternoon at the West Haven High Pool. With the loss, the Westies dropped to 0-3 on the year.
The Westies placed second in the 200 medley relay with a team of Lauren Blake, Molly Wilson, Kaelyn Falanga, and Victoria Acuna in 2 minutes, 9.73 seconds. Falanga also won the 200 IM in 2:38.27, while Wilson was second in the 50 free in 29.38 seconds.
West Haven had the top two spots in the diving event as senior Kaylee Taulty was first and sophomore Amber Militrano was second. Falanga was victorious in the 100 fly in 1:14.24, Blake was second in the 100 back in 1:15.82, and Wilson was second in the 100 breast in 1:23.66.
The 200 freestyle relay team of Wilson, Emily Guthrie, Raquel Camey, and Acuna was second in 2:05.25, while the 400 freestyle relay team of Falanga, Acuna, Blake, and Khando Dorjee won in 4:34.94.
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