Boys Swimming: Gov. Livingston Highlanders Back to Work in Win over Cranford

WARREN, NJ - The Governor Livingston Men’s Swim Team stopped Cranford, 117-53, in their first meet back from Winter Break on Monday. 

Swimming at home, the relay team of Jack O’Halloran, Chris Rampaul-Pino, Ellis Sartorio and Declan Feely started strong, winning the 200 Medley Relay in a time of 1:46.65.  In the 200 freestyle event, Matt Zarrelli, Alan Du, and Evan Wallace finished in the top three spots to push the Highlander lead to 23-7.  Sartorio finished first in the 200 Individual Medley with Duytam Vu and Jimmy Pitingolo finished third and fourth, respectively.  In an exciting finish, Cranford’s Nicky Riggins out touched Killian Quinn to win the 50 free in a time of 23.24 seconds.  David Martinez finished first in the 100 Butterfly with teammate Feely finished second.  GL kept up the pressure in the 100 freestyle race with Jason Wong finishing first, Dylan Wallace finishing third and Brett O’Brien fourth. 

O’Halloran finished first in the 500 free with Pitingolo and Tony Ho finishing three and four.  The 200 free relay team of Quinn, Feely, Zarrelli and Wong finished first upping the overall lead to 85-39.  Martinez, Dylan Wallace and Andrew DelDuca finished one, three, and four with Cranford’s Jared Quinn finishing second.  In the 100 breaststroke, Zarrelli out-dueled fellow teammate Rampaul-Pino to the finish line, winning in a time of 1:07.01.  Wrapping up the win in the 400 free relay was the Highlander team of O’Halloran, Quinn, Sartorio and Vu, winning in a time of 3:38.75. 

GL now takes their 5-0 record on the road Thursday with a meeting with longtime foe, Summit.  The Hill Toppers boast a strong lineup and a long standing win streak against GL.  Come out and support the GL swim teams this Thursday at 3:30 p.m.  

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