The West Haven Wizards swim team won its second meet of the season against the Watertown Warriors convincingly by a score of 471-201. Wizards are now 2-0 on the season.
The Wizards started out strong by winning first place in nearly all age groups in the medley relays. However, it was in the individual events that the Wizard swimmers showed their strength, speed and persistence. There were many close races and best time throughout the meet, but most impressive were the 11 events, where the Wizards swept first, second and third place.
For the 9/10 boys100-yard freestyle, CJ Sutton, Daniel Orozco and Ethan Burgard took the top spots and in the very next event, the 11/12 trio of Lucas Vital, Marco Ayala and AJ Meglio beat out the Warriors for the top spots in their 100-yard freestyle. Next, the 15-and-over girls took the top spots in consecutive events. The 100-yard butterfly was led by Kaelyn Falanga, Madison Hobart and Katherine Ayala and the 200-yard freestyle by Falanga, Jillian Goldbeck and Hannah Rascoll.
The 9/10 boys came back to the blocks for the 50-yard backstroke where Sutton, Aiden Giannettino and Xander Wight won the event, followed by the 13/14 girl’s trio of Kaleigh Morton, Lauren Blake and Adriana Giachino doing the same in the 100-yard backstroke.
Next up were the Individual medley events. For the 9/10 boys, Daniel Orozco, Ray Listorti and Wight led the field in the 100-yard individual medley, 13/14 girls; Kaleigh Morton, Christina Ayala and Giachino finishing as the top three in their 200-yard individual medley and the 15 & over girls finished strong with Kaya Vital, Molly Wilson and Alana Orecchio taking all three top spots.
Closing out the individual events, the 9/10 boy’s trio of Sutton, Burgard and Sean Fitzpatrick finished on top in the 50 yard-freestyle followed by Aarya Mulmi, Carli Cassone and Lia Hey sprinting to finish on top in the 11/12 girls 50-yard freestyle.
The Wizard’s next meet will be Saturday at home against the Madison Marlins. For more information on the West Haven Wizards please visit our website at www.westhavenwizards.org.