Canton re-matched with OFA last Friday during their first home meet of the season. They came out of the meet with yet another win under their belt putting them at 96 meets won in a row. Through this 121-48 win, the Canton swimmers again demonstrated their passion for swimming and their drive in the pool.
The Bears’ relay teams were highlighted on Friday when they took first in all three relay events. Canton’s Bella Jaskowski, Alexis Stuntz, Maya Thomas, and Mia Mousaw brought home first in the 200 Medley Relay, with a time of 2:13.67. In the 200 Freestyle Relay, Emily Wentworth, Grace O’Neill, Bella Jaskowski, and Julia Domena took first with a time of 1:48.91. In this same event Mia Mousaw, Madison Mitchell, Sarah Bailey, and Brooke Larrabee came through with a time of 2:05.18 putting them in second. The Bears also stole first from the Devils when they faced off in the 400 Freestyle Relay. Emily Wentworth, Brooke Larrabee, Grace O’Neill, and Julia Domena snatched first in the final event of the night with a time of 4:12.90.
The Bears performed strongly in the 200 IM where they captured first, second, and third place. Jaskowski took first with a time of 2:34.98, Mousaw took second with a 2:40.47, and Stuntz came in third with a final time of 2:51.47. Mousaw also contributed a second place win in the 100 Breaststroke and Stuntz contributed a third place win in the same event. Canton also took the top three spots in the 100 Freestyle as well as the 100 Backstroke. Jaskowski, once again, managed to seize first in the 100 Freestyle with a time of 1:04.74, Thomas right behind her with a time of 1:09.82, and Mitchell took third with a 1:11.07. O’Neill occupied first in the 100 Backstroke with a time of 1:11.29, Wentworth took second with a time of 1:11.32, and Sarah Rodee managed a 1:21.00 which landed her in third. O’Neill also contributed a first place win in the 200 Freestyle and Wentworth contributed a second place win in the 100 Butterfly.
OFA took first in the 500 Freestyle, but by taking second, third, and fourth in this event, the Bears left no room for further satisfaction for the Devils. Larrabee took second with a time of 6:26.94, Skyler Sanderson took third with a 6:27.13, and Olivia Logan contributed a 6:37.88 for a fourth place win. Julia Domena also contributed two first place wins. Her 26.23 in the 50 Freestyle and her 1:06.48 during the 100 Butterfly landed her in first for both events.
For their first meet in their home pool, the Bears swimmers took first in all but two events. They added another win to their streak, and beat OFA for the second time this season with a victory of 121-48. As the Bears come closer to 100 meets won, they continue to work hard and are excited for what is to come. To support the Bears swim team, join the crowds Tuesday, September 24 to watch them race Potsdam at the Clarkson University pool at 5 p.m. or cheer them on at their next home meet on Friday, September 27 against Salmon River at 6 p.m.