Boys swimming: SWCs are up next

If the Weston High boys swim team can carry the momentum from the regular season into the South-West Conference finals it could make quite a splash.

The Trojans posted victories in their last six meets, including the regular-season finale. An 8-2 record (9-2 overall) gives them the third best record in the conference behind Pomperaug and Brookfield.

Visiting Masuk last Tuesday, Feb. 19, Weston had its fair share of top five scorers in most of the events. By the time the last two events came they already amassed enough points to guarantee a win before the meet ended with them ahead 98-83.

Weston continued to be a force in the relays, including the 200 medley relay at the start of the meet. Adam Winikoff, Clayton Morikawa, Eli Carter and Marty Imber formed the first-place team that finished in one minute, 49.28 seconds. Additional points also came from Hugo Sykes, Harry Halpin, David Fleming and Ian McLoughlin in 2:03.07 for third.

Although the Panthers claimed first in the 200 free Weston occupied three of the top five places, including second, which featured Asher Greenberg touching the wall in 2:01.48. Jackson Marvin was third in 2:07.52 and Matthew Policano was fifth with a 2:15.44.

Leading the way in the 200 individual medley, Eli Carter had a 2:15.69. Dan Solinsky was next in 2:20.48 and Garrick Tsui’s 2:22.62 completed a one-two-three finish for the Trojans.

The only event in which Weston did not officially take either first or second was the

Weston High’s Elliot Eglash swims the 200 free relay during a Weston High boys swim meet. The Trojans defeated Masuk 98-83 last Tuesday, Feb. 19, to end the regular season.—Scott Mullin photo

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