Trojan Swimmers Impress At NOCO Invitational
Trojan Swimmers Impress At NOCO Invitational
Walsingham Academy

Walsingham Academy swimmers competed in the Norfolk Collegiate Invitational on Dec. 7, putting on an impressive performance including wins in five events.

Maggie Menoni secured solo victories in the 200-yard individual medley (2:31.24) and the 100-yard butterfly (1:06.67), as well as in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:57.18) along with Maddie Nassabi, Olivia Robinson and Grace Weeks; and in the 400-yard freestyle relay (4:26.03) with Nassabi, Robinson, and Jocelyn Covaney.

Two Trojans finished atop the leaderboard in the girls 100-yard backstroke with Joceyln Covaney winning with a time of 1:12.42 and Olivia Robinson right behind her in second place with a time of 1:18.43.

There was also a double dose of Trojans toward the top of the results in the girls 100-yard freestyle with Grace Weeks finishing second with a time of 1:07.31 and Emma Lobash in third with a time of 1:13.24. Same goes for the 50-yard freestyle with Grace Weeks again in second place with a time of 29.17 and Maddie Nassabi just behind her in third with a time of 30.05.

Olivia Clark also performed well, finishing fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:26.67.

On the boys' side, the relay team of Will Wyles, Brendan Bouchard, David Carter and Jake Falcone finished second in two events. In the 200-yard medley relay they finished with a time of 2:12.61 and in the 200-yard freestyle relay they finished with a time of 2:00.05.

Will Wyles also finished second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:33.01 and in third in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:12.60.

David Carter just missed a win in the 100-yard butterfly by about one second with a time of 1:06.20. He also finished second in the 200-yard individual medley.

Jake Falcone also had two strong individual events, finishing fifth in the 100-yard freestyle and sixth in the 50-yard freestyle.