Chatham Girls Swimming Wins 10th Straight Morris County Title; Harkins, Hoie, Tingley, Polemeni Win 400 Free Relay

Chatham senior Nicole Tingley swam on the winning 400 relay and also placed second in the 200 IM, 100 butterfly and 200 free relay Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham sophomore swimmers Olivia Polemeni and Hailey Harkins helped Chatham win its 10th straight Morris County Championship on Saturday Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham swim coach Frank DiGiacomo's girls team won its 10th straight Morris County Championship on Saturday Credits: TAP Chatham

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Chatham touched first in the last race of the day - the 400 freestyle relay - and it handed the Lady Cougars their 10th straight Morris County Swimming Championships on Saturday at Morristown High.

The relay team of Hailey Harkins, Isabella Hoie, Nicole Tingley and Olivia Polemeni won in 4:00.36, giving Chatham its only first-place finish of the meet. Chatham ended with 273.5 points, beating out host school Morristown, which finished with 246 points.

Senior Tingley also earned second place in the 200 individual medley in 2:24.78; second in the 100 butterfly in 1:05.01, and joined Polemeni, Hoie and Olivia Richardson Bozzo in clocking 1:50.64 for second in the 200 free relay.

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Chatham ruled over the county with its depth. In the medley relay, Monica Iizuka, Erica Iizuka, Harkins, and Richardson Bozzo touched second in 2:04.8.

Hoie placed fifth in the 200 free in 2:10.57. Tingley and Harkins placed second and fourth, respectively, in the 200 IM, with Harkins touching in 2:25.61.

Polemeni was fifth in the 50 freestyle in 27.58. Tingley and Harkins (1:05.39) took second and third, respectively, in the 100 butterfly.

In the 100 freestyle, Polemeni (1:00.41) and Richardson Bozzo (1:00.74) scored for Chatham by placing third and fourth, respectively. In the 400 freestyle, Sara Barrett was third in 4:34.08 and Kaley Snarr was sixth in 4:48.67.

In the 100 backstroke, Monica Iizuka placed fifth in 1:08.13. Erica Iizuka took fourth place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:17.64.



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