Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Swim Team defeats East Providence HS

The DR Boy’s and Girl’s Swim Teams recently defeated East Providence High School. 

For the girl’s team, Tayla Slater placed first in the 200 yard individual medley and the 100 yard breaststroke.  Kaitlyn O’Connor, Samantha Brown, Meaghan O’Connell, and Tayla Slater combined for first place in the 200 yard medley relay, and Meaghan O’Connell finished first in the 50 as well as the 100 yard freestyles.  Also finishing first were Samantha Brown in the 100 yard butterfly and Kaitlyn O’Connor in the 100 yard backstroke.  Rounding out the meet for the girls were Emily Trompter, Caroline DeCoste, Samantha Brown, and Tara Dwyer who took first place in the 200 yard freestyle relay. 

The boy’s swim team was also victorious against East Providence.  First place finishes went to Bryan Tran in the 200 yard individual medley and 100 yard freestyle.  Jon Eddy also took first place in the 100 yard butterfly and the 100 yard backstroke while Cory Ross took first in the 50 freestyle and 100 yard breaststroke.  The relay team, consisting of Eddy, Cailen Hitz, Ross, and Tran also took first place in the 200 yard medley and 400 freestyle relays.  Rounding out the meet were Abe Ferreira, Cody Dyl, Dustin Kindberg and Ryan Johnson who took first place in the 200 freestyle relay.

The Swim Team’s next meet is Thursday, January 2nd (weather permitting) at Seekonk High School.  The meet begins at 3:30. 



                    Swim Team Tri-Captains Tayla Slater, Jon Eddy, and Kira Hitz