December 11, 2013

Swimmers to watch


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Waynflete’s Colby Harvey eventually will be swimming for Florida State, but has unfinished business here this winter.

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Greely’s Hwanhee Park, just a sophomore, already has distinguished herself as a champion in the 500 freestyle and she figures to only get better for the rest of her high school career, and that’s reason aplenty for Ranger optimism.

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Amelia Deady, Waynflete senior: Class B runner-up in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle. Won 200 and 500 free as a sophomore.

Colby Harvey, Waynflete senior: Three-time defending Class B champion and state record holder in 100 butterfly. Also won 200 free

Charlotte Janelle, Falmouth sophomore: Defending Class B champion diver who scored 335 points at Southern Maine Invitational.

Sonia Lin, North Yarmouth Academy sophomore: Set a Class B meet record (1:06.73) in 100 breast and was runner-up in 200 individual medley.

Sarah Nappo, Cheverus senior: Set a Class A meet record (57.40) in the 100 backstroke and placed fourth in the 50 freestyle.

Hwanhee Park, Greely sophomore: Class B champion in 500 free who also placed third in 200 free to help Rangers finish second to MDI.

Lynsie Russell, Brunswick sophomore: Class A champion in 500 free who placed third in 200 free and swam on victorious 200 free relay.

Ellen Silk, Waynflete senior: Class B runner-up in 100 butterfly who placed third in 500 free and anchored meet record 200 free relay.

Caitlin Tycz, Brunswick freshman: Swam 58.41 butterfly and 2:13:54 individual medley in high school debut. At age 12, set a national YMCA record in the 50 fly.

Sydney Wight, Cape Elizabeth senior: Class A runner-up in both 200 free and 100 butterfly who swam on state record medley relay (1:50.17).


Lucas Adair, Deering senior: Placed third in Class A 100 butterfly and sixth in 100 backstroke.

Eric Delmonte, Deering senior: Class A runner-up in 200 IM who placed third in breast stroke after winning it as a sophomore.

Jonathan Dunnett, Greely senior: Class B runner-up in 200 IM who was third in butterfly and anchored winning 400 free relay.

Kevin Kane, Cheverus sophomore: Placed fifth in Class A 200 individual medley and sixth in 100 butterfly.

Michael O’Donovan, Cheverus sophomore: Class A runner-up in 500 freestyle who placed fourth in the 200 free.

Joseph Paluso, Windham junior: Placed third in Class A 500 freestyle and fifth in 100 breast stroke.

Jake Perron, Falmouth junior: Defending Class B champion in 500 freestyle who was third in 200 free.

Nate Samson, Brunswick sophomore: Class A runner-up in both the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke.

Tim Smith, Gorham senior: Placed third in Class A in the 50 and 100 freestyle.

Greg Violette, Westbrook junior: Class B runner-up in 100 freestyle who was fourth in 200 free.

– Glenn Jordan

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Deering’s Eric Delmonte won the boys 200 yard IM as a sophomore, and he’s back for his senior year with a talented Rams team that should be among the contenders.


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