Katelyn Walsh won the 200-yard individual medley (1:02.91) and the 100 breaststroke (1:06.74) to lead Arlington High School to first place in the Section 1 League 1 girls swimming and diving championships at Peekskill Middle School on Saturday.
The Admirals finished ahead of Our Lady of Lourdes, 460-373, to win an eighth straight league title.
Walsh, Ina Elcott and Rebecca Baione each had state qualifying times. Emily Tang, Baione, Elcott, Selin Karadeniz and Patton Dyal each qualified for the Section 1 tournament.
“It’s been an amazing run,” Admirals coach Ron Terwilliger said. “The girls swam extremely well. They were ready for the meet. We had enough girls in scoring position, so it was our depth that really won it for us today. I’m very proud of the team.”
Baione won the 100 butterfly (1:01.66) and took second in the 200 IM (1:03.21). Karadeniz won the 500 freestyle (5:31.17), Tang won the 50 freestyle (25.85), and Elcott took first in the 100 backstroke, finishing in 59.3 seconds. Dyal, an eighth-grader, took fourth in both the 50 freestyle (27.01) and the 100 backstroke (1:04.30).
Elcott, Baione, Walsh and Tang also won the 200 medley relay (1:52.48) and the 400 freestyle relay (3:44.42).
Beacon’s Summer Rotering took first in the 1-meter dive, scoring a 181.65.
Our Lady of Lourdes takes second — Clare Bosse won the 100-yard freestyle, finishing in 53.82, and took second in the 100 backstroke (1:00.52) to lead Lourdes.
Grace Nikolski took second in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.98) and third in the 200 IM (2:16.79). Bosse, Nikolski, Rachel Webb and Anne Bubel won the 200 freestyle relay (1:46.14). Webb placed second in the 100 butterfly (1:03.93), and Francesca Moschett took third in the 1-meter dive (150.6).
Roy C. Ketcham placed fifth — Heidi Simpfenderfer won the 200 freestyle (1:58) for Ketcham. Kimberly Simpfenderfer, Sabine Smith, Gabriela Nunez and Heidi Simpfenderfer took second in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:50.30).
John Jay took sixth — Micah Jumpp, Amy Zhou, Kristen Seward and DeAnna Newman placed fifth in the 200-yard medley relay (2:04.89) for John Jay.
New Paltz relay wins in Orange County League swimming championships — New Paltz’s Caroline Murphy, Morgane Kuyl, Kaela Santos and Abigail Santos took first in the girls 200 medley relay (1:52.27) and the 200 freestyle relay (1:42.20) at the Section 9 OCIAA girls swimming championships at Washingtonville High School on Saturday. Washingtonville won the team title.