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Upper Darby swims past Strath Haven for first time in 20 years

Upper Darby boys swimming enjoyed its first win against Strath Haven in the 21st century.

The Royals defeated the Panthers, 104-79, the first time in 20 years.

Kevyn Daly was victorious in the 50 free, 100 free and 400 free relay. Connor Hunt touched the wall first in the 200 free and anchored both the 200 free relay and 400 free relay.

Ethan Roberts (100 back), Alex Ivanovich (500 free) and Than Thomas (100 breast) led the way for Haven.

Ridley 99, Harriton 77 >> Alex Boeckx continues to pad his outstanding high school resume.

The All-Delco set the Ridley team and pool records in the 100 butterfly, finishing first in 52.44 seconds.

Boeckx also was victorious in the 50 free and 200 medley relay alongside Eric Tanzosh, Mario Costa and Wyatt Shanks. Costa took first place in diving, while Shanks was triumphant in the 100 backstroke.

In the Inter-Ac League:

Episcopal Academy 100, Germantown Academy 84 >> Jack Christian swam to first-place finishes in the 50 free and 100 back for the Churchmen. Ben Wesley was a double-winner in the 200 IM and 100 free.

Others winners for EA included Will Hopkins (diving) and Cole Whitsett (100 fly).

Girls Swimming

Hannah Smith and Grace Reagan paced Ridley to a 96-89 win over Harriton.

Smith was victorious in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, while Reagan bested the competition in the 100 free and led off the Green Raiders’ winning 200 free relay.

Haley Cubler won diving.

Strath Haven122, Upper Darby 654 >> The Panthers were led by Sophie Bergstorm, who was a quadruple winner in the 200 medley relay, 400 free relay, 200 individual medley and 200 freestyle.

Mia Yancey was a triple-winner in the 50 free, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay.

In the Inter-Ac League:

Episcopal Academy 109, Germantown Academy 75 >> Riley Pujadas claimed first place in the 200 IM and 100 back to help the Churchwomen past the Patriots. Emma Lunn (200 free), Kat Harrar (diving), Chelsey Liu (100 fly) and Jovanna Sekulic (100 breast) all won one event.




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