Somers' Swim Team Falls at Home Meet

Back row, from left: Rose Baranowski, Tori Pagliaro, Rachel Townsend. Front row: Elena Cohen, Sammy Odell. Credits: Deena Bell

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y.— The Croton-Harmon/Hendrick Hudson/Somers girls swim team battled valiantly but fell 50-42 to Sleepy Hollow/Hastings/Edgemont/Irvington on Oct. 12 at Mildred E. Strang Middle School in Yorktown.

Jennifer Gougelman was a double winner for Croton/Hen Hud/Somers. She was victorious in the 200 freestyle in 2:01.06 and also won the 500 freestyle in 5:25.72.

Also placing first were Rachel Townsend (50 freestyle, 26.01), a Somers senior, and Julia Meyer (100 breaststroke, 1:17.89).

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The 400-meter freestyle relay of Gougelman, Townsend, Meyer and Carolyn Kochek placed first in a clocking of 4:06.22.

Kochek (200 IM, 2:21.99), Townsend (100 freestyle, 58.76) and Somers’ Rose Baranowski (100 breaststroke, 1:25.86) each had second-place finishes.

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