SPARTA, NJ - The fifth seeded Sparta Girls swam past the eight seeded Ramapo in the North 1, Group C Bracket to easily win the first round in the state tournament 105-65 and improve their overall record to 8-2.
The girls dove in to the pool with a first and third place finish in the 200 Medley Relay to take the lead at the outset. Multiple 1-3 and 1-2 finishes in many events kept the Spartans ahead though-out the meet. The Spartans move on to the next round and will swim fourth ranked Tenafly.
200 Medley Relay:1. Bridget Hilgendorff, Emily Bettano, Emily Johnson, Alexis Faria 3. Shannon Kehoe, Amanda Sandow, Valerie Russo, Ashley Smetana
200 Free: 1. Faria, 3. Katya Jouravlev
200 IM: 1. Chloe Rippey, 3. Russo
50 Free: 2. Johnson
100 Fly 1. Faria, 3. Bettano
100 Free: 1. Jouravlev, 3. Johnson
500 Free 1. Bettano, 3. Hilgendorff
200 Free Relay 1. Johnson, Jouravlev, Bettano, Rippey
100 Back 1. Hilgendorff, 3. Shannon Kehoe
100 Breast 1. Rippey, 3. Russo
400 Free Relay 1. Faria, Jouravlev, Hilgendorff, Rippey 2. Smetana, Melanie Nacincik, CJ Dillon, Russo