December 13, 2012

25 Swimmers to Watch

By Glenn Jordan
Staff Writer

Abby Belisle Haley, Yarmouth junior: Runner-up in Class B 100 butterfly. As a freshman, third in 100 backstroke.

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Colby Harvey, still just a junior at Waynflete, has won the Class B butterfly state championship twice and been named an All-American in the event. Harvey also is the Class B co-champion in the state in the breast stroke.

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Trebor Lawton, a senior at Cheverus, will seek to repeat his Class A state titles in the 200 intermediate medley and the 100 backstroke.

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Evan Coleman, Yarmouth senior: A bout of mono delayed the high school debut for this club swimmer who has competed nationally.


Amelia Deady, Waynflete junior: Defending Class B state champion in both 200 and 500 freestyle.


Eric Delmonte, Deering junior: Class A breast stroke state champ who was third in 200 IM. Second-best time in 500 free.


Jonathan Dunnett, Greely junior: Fourth in Class B 200 IM, fifth in 500 free, member of winning 200 medley and 400 free relays.


Sarah Easterling, Greely senior: Three-time defending Class B backstroke and 200 IM champion. Owns Class B meet records in both events.


Libby Gajewski, McAuley senior: Runner-up in Class B 200 free. As a sophomore, third in 100 butterfly.


Jerry Gravel, Scarborough senior: Returning to high school competition after two years of club swimming. Accepted scholarship to swim at LaSalle University.


Colby Harvey, Waynflete junior: Two-time Class B butterfly champ and state record holder (55.72) who earned all-American status. Co-champ in breast stroke.


Hannah Homans, Cape Elizabeth junior: Runner-up in Class A backstroke and member of state record-setting 200 medley relay.


Luke Jeton, Waynflete senior: Class B runner-up in both 200 and 500 freestyle.


Shaun Lamoreux, Falmouth senior: Third in the Class B 200 free and fifth in the 100 free.


Trebor Lawton, Cheverus senior: Class A state champ in 200 IM and 100 back. Also posted fastest butterfly time, and was third in 200 free and fifth in 50 free.


Sonia Lin, North Yarmouth Academy freshman: Likely to make an immediate impact in breast stroke and 200 individual medley.


Tessa Lindsley, Cheverus senior: Sprinter and backstroker who signed letter of intent to swim at University of Maine.


Evan Long, Cape Elizabeth senior: Two-time Class A 50 free state champ who won 200 free as a sophomore. Third in 100 breast.


Celia Ouellette, Mt. Ararat senior: Defending Class A state champion in the 50 and 100 freestyle who signed to swim at Western Kentucky.


Emma Pontius, Deering junior: Runner-up in Class A butterfly. As a freshman, third in backstroke.


Ellen Silk, Waynflete junior: Third in Class B butterfly and fifth in 200 free. Won 500 free as a freshman.


Nick Sundquist, Windham senior: Defending Class A state champ in 100 free (47.69) who was runner-up in 200 free.


Joseph Paluso, Windham sophomore: Runner-up in Class A 500 freestyle who was seventh in 100 breast.


Jake Perron, Falmouth sophomore: Class B 500 free state champion who was fifth in the 200 free.


Jessica Russell, Brunswick senior: Two-time Class A backstroke champion and defending 500 free champion.


Sydney Wight, Cape Elizabeth junior: Posted fifth-fastest butterfly (58.60) in the state and helped set 200 medley relay record.


Genevieve Worthley, Deering senior: Three-time defending Class A champ and state record holder in 100 breast stroke (1:04.97). Two-time 200 IM champ.


This story was updated at 10 a.m. on December 13 to correct Celia Ouellette's swimming accomplishments. She is the defending Class A champion in the 50 and 100 freestyle events.

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Evan Long, a Cape Elizabeth senior, will attempt to capture a third consecutive Class A state championship in the 50 freestyle.

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