Bath: Sports Review: Swimming

Portland YMCA, Maine- Thomas Pennington swimming Men’s 500 Free
Portland YMCA, Maine- Thomas Pennington swimming Men’s 500 Free

Hyde Phoenix at Waynflete

On Friday, Hyde Phoenix traveled to Portland for a meet against Waynflete and Deering High School. The final score for women’s was Deering with 125, Waynflete with 119, and Hyde with 16. The men’s team results were Deering with 140, Waynflete with 76, and Hyde with 62.


The men’s 200 Medley Relay with Matt Lupovich ’14, Thomas Pennington ’13, Conner Champagne ’13, and Jeans Jiaraksa ’15 came in third with a combined time of 2:12. For the 200 Free Relay Champagne, Jiaraksa, Gunnar Whiting ’16, and Ethan Blatt ’13 placed in an impressive second with a time of 2:05. Jamie Lynch ’15 continued to set his personal best in 100 Back (1:28) as well as Thomas Pennington ’13 who took seven seconds off his 500 Free (7:10).


For the women’s team Eve Amato ’14 battled illness and finished strong in her individual events, 100 Free (1:15) and 50 Free (32.60). Margot King ’16 continues to race in 100 Back (1:21) and 100 Free (1:10). Katerina Ellison ’14 is developing her backstroke with a time of 1:31.


As Coach Jonynas put it, “It was a fast meet both in the lanes and out. Several of our swimmers and relay teams put up their best times of the season.” The Swimming Phoenix looks forward to our meet next Friday at Gorham.