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Boys Swimming: GL Highlanders Defeats Union in Away Season Opener

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UNION, NJ - Governor Livingston boys swimming opened its season today with a win over Union HS. The initial win came from the Men's 200 medley relay which included returning swimmers Bret O'Brien, Chris Rampaul-Pino, Alan Du, and Jimmy Pitingolo. A 1st, 2nd and 3rd place sweep in the 200 IM was taken by David Martinez, Jimmy Pitingolo, and James Lenahan. This 1-2-3 sweep was repeated in the 400 free relay, with first place going to the team of Ellis Sartorio, David Martinez, Zion Tseng, and Duytam Vu. 

GL continued to dominate throughout the meet, with Jason Paprocki picking up first place in the 100 fly and 100 breast, and later as part of the 200 free relay along with fellow teammates Bret O'Brien, Ellis Sartorio and Dylan Wallace. Rounding out the first place wins for GL were David Martinez in the 500 free and Duytam Vu in the 100 back.

"This was a great win for the men to kick off the season," stated Head Coach David Closs. "They've been working hard and I'm excited to see what they can do in this upcoming season." 

The Highlanders Men's swimming will face off at home against long-time neighboring rival New Providence HS this Tuesday, 12/19 at 7:45.

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