NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In a friendly neighbor vs neighbor competition at the local Berkeley Aquatics Club in New Providence, the Highlander boys team emerged victorious over the Pioneers. The event was fun, lots of laughing and joking amongst athletes from both teams who know each other, and cheered for each other’s wins. It was a great display of what comradery and sportsmanship looks like.
Head Coach David Closs was happy with today’s performance. He noted all the boys swam very well and earned power points toward the post-season championships. He noted significant improved swimming and determination from his lane one and five swimmers. Of note, he was especially pleased with Thomas Sartorio and Ethan Wong. It was good to see captain Chris Rampaul-Pino come back after sustaining from an injury back in December. Coach Closs is very optimistic as the team heads into Counties (NJSIAA Union County Championships).
200 Medley Relay: 1st Ethan Wong, Captain Chris Rampaul-Pino, Andrew Rampaul-Pino, Rafe Barnum; 3rd Captain Robert Wargaski, Tony Ho, Ryan Lee, Tommy Smith
200 Free: 2nd Hirad Sharifian; 3rd Aidan Forrester; 4th William Maciejewski
200 IM: 2nd: Ethan Wong; 3rd Andrew Rampaul-Pino; 4th Noam Rotenberg
50 Free: 1st Thomas Sartorio; 2nd Rafe Barnum
100 Fly: 2nd Captain Chris Rampaul-Pino; 4th Alex Moon
100 Free: 2nd Hirad Sharifian; 3rd Thomas Sartorio; 4th Ryder Zimmerman
500 Free: 2nd Andrew Rampaul-Pino; 3rd Aidan Forrester; 4th William Maciejewski
200 Free Relay: 2nd Hirad Sharifian, Thomas Sartorio, Captain Chris Rampaul-Pino, Rafe Barnum; 3rd Ryder Zimmerman, Alex Moon, Aidan Forrester, William Maciejewski
100 Back: 1st Ethan Wong; 4th Zion Tseng
100 Breast: 2nd Captain Chris Rampaul-Pino; 3rd Ryder Zimmerman
400 Free Relay: 1st Hirad Sharifian, Andrew Rampaul-Pino, Ethan Wong, Thomas Sartorio; 3rd Rafe Barnum, Aidan Forrester, William Maciejewski, Alex Moon; 4th Noam Rotenberg, Zion Tseng, Captain Robert Wargaski, Jon Sternberg