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Summit High Girls, Boys Swim Teams Race Past New Providence

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Summit's Kaitlyn Hersch (top) and Bryan Harvey (bottom) both reached the podium as both the Hilltopper Boys and Girls Swim teams swept New Providence. Credits: Greg Elliott / TAPinto Summit
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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Girls and Boys swim teams share a congenial, but intense, rivalry with their counterparts from New Providence. Many of the student-athletes swam with and against each other at the club level, so the friendly rivalry carries with it a little extra oomph.

The Summit YMCA pool was the site of the latest aquatic border battle, and it was the Hilltoppers that emerged victorious, submerging the Pioneers and winning both the girls and boys competitions, capturing neighbor-town bragging rights in the process.

Summit Girls Top New Providence, 102-68

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The Hilltoppers won the 200 medley relay, 200IM, 50 free, 100 free, 500 free, 100 back and the 400 free relay.

Of note, In the 200IM, Kaitlyn Hersch finished first in a close swim, and Summit swept the backstroke event, with Abby Claus, Julia Bligh and Alisha Kewalramani going 1-2-3.

Summit Boys Defeat the Pioneers, 111-59

Summit took the 50, 100, 200 and 500 frees, 100 back, 200IM, 200 free relay, and the 400 free relay.

Cole Bligh reached the top of the podium four times. Dylan Ingerman doubled, and Conor Fagan and Bryan Harvey finished 1-2 in the 100 back.

Both teams are back in action when Summit hosts Governor Livingston at the Summit YMCA January 12. The meet begins at 3:30 p.m.

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