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High Schools: Fords’ AJ Rosenberger earns diving title at Eastern Championships

Haverford School’s AJ Rosenberger has had an outstanding season. He can add the label of Easterns champ to that list.

Rosenberger scored 486.90 points to win the boys diving title at the Eastern Interscholastic Championships Friday.

Rosenberger and Germantown Academy’s Brendan Hodgens separated themselves from the pack early. Rosenberger ended up ahead by just three points, the Germantown Academy junior taking silver with a score of 483.75.

Fourth was Episcopal Academy’s Owen McCabe with a score of 369.85. Haverford’s Jeremy Callahan finished 12th.

At the swimming portion of the meet at Franklin & Marshall, Notre Dame’s Tori Abruzzo won the girls 200 individual medley championship. The sophomore went 2:00.87 to best the field by nearly two seconds. It’s an automatic All-American time. Teammate Kaitlyn Kolessar finished third in 2:05.43.

The Irish 200 medley relay secured a silver medal, going 1:44.38. Abruzzo and Kolessar joined Devyn Sargent and Gabi Abruzzo on that foursome. Gabi Abruzzo finished fifth in the 100 butterfly in 56.05.

Haverford School’s Max Marr posted a time of 48.83 to finish second in the 100 fly. He was three-quarters of a second behind the winning time of Andover’s Marcel Liu.

The Fords made the A final in both relays on the opening day of the meet Friday. The 200 medley relay of Zach Oswald, Henry Newhall, Marr and Evan Boratto went 1:33.55 to place sixth. Newhall joined Charlie Rosenberg, Brandon Block and Isaiah Shuchman to nip into the A final of the 200 free relay and take home eighth place.

Boratto leapt into the A final of the 200 free, finishing eighth. Oswald tied for 12th in the 200 IM. The Fords put three swimmers into the 50 free C final and two in the 100 fly C final to tally 180.5 points, good for seventh in the boys standings.

Episcopal Academy’s Emma Lunn took home a bronze medal in the 200 free, with a time of 1:51.12. She anchored the EA girls 200 free relay to seventh place, joined by Ivie Enakhimion, Kieran Buckley and Elizabeth Campbell. EA’s girls team put a pair of swimmers in the B final of the 100 fly and three in the 50 free. Ashley Foppa was 14th in the former and 20th in the latter.

Henry Haupt earned bronze in the boys 200 IM at 1:52.73. Chase Bearley’s 21.31 in the 50 free earned him sixth place. Bearley and Haupt joined Cole Kline and Aiden Tsaturyan to help EA finish sixth in the 200 free relay. Episcopal is fifth in the combined team standings, sixth in the girls and ninth in the boys.

Notre Dame’s Elli Archer finished eighth in the 200 free. Gabi Abruzzo was 11th in the IM in a busy day for the freshman. The Irish’s non-loaded 200 free relay finished 11th, and Notre Dame sits fifth in the girls team standings.

Agnes Irwin’s Natalie Hofer was 14th in the 100 fly, and Rosa Huffman finished 24th in the 200 IM. The  Owls are 22nd in the team standings.

Girls Bowling

Abby Gannon shot a high game of 222 and a high series of 604 to lead Bonner & Prendergast to the Catholic League girls bowling championship Saturday morning.

Bonner & Prendie bested St. Hubert by a score of 2,090-1,877 at Bristol Lanes.

The Pandas stepped up at a key moment to seal their first league title since 2020. The 604 series was a season best for Abby Gannon, who took home MVP honors. Lexi Horton also turned in a season-high series of 522. Seniors Genevieve Marvil-Arakelian (203) and Cate Donnelly (204) supplied their best games of the season.

Bonner & Prendie was the second seed in the tournament. The Pandas had dropped a 4-0 decision to St. Hubert on Jan. 12, then split a 2-2 home decision a week later. Bonner & Prendie edged Conwell-Egan, 1.826-1,691, before beating St. Hubert in the final.

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