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Girls Swim: HKHS Defeats Ledyard 94.5-68.5

Submitted by Alison Karam, Head Coach

Haddam-Killingworth High School Girls Swim Team extended its winning streak to 4-0 for the season after defeating Ledyard 94.5 – 68.5 at Vitale Aquatic’s outdoor pool in Ledyard on Friday, October 8, 2021. Cougar girls held the lead throughout the meet after finishing first and third in the 200-yard medley relay and recorded 13 personal best swims.

Senior co-captain Jackie Flaherty qualified in a third individual event for State Championships after winning the 50-yard freestyle in 27.41. Junior Erin Marica improved her qualifying time for State Championships in the 500-yard freestyle, swimming a personal best time of 5:58.31.

Fifteen H-K swimmers scored points for the team: Aleia Goodison (JR), Aleysha Brawley (JR), Anna Dattilo (SO), Emma Sajus (SO), Erin Marica (JR), Jackie Flaherty (SR), Johanna Houska (JR), Kristen Thebeau (JR), Layla Hayward (SO), Olivia Campo (FR), Olivia “Liv” Macaluso (FR), Peyton Tyler (SO), Shea McNamara (SR), Sofia Campo (FR), and Wesley Baucom (SR).

Haddam-Killingworth swimmers warm up at Vitale Aquatic before their Oct. 8 meet with Ledyard

Top 3 finishes for Haddam-Killingworth:

200-yard Medley Relay

1st: A Relay: Kristen Thebeau, Erin Marica, Jackie Flaherty, Olivia “Liv” Macaluso
3rd: B Relay: Anna Dattilo, Sofia Campo, Emma Sajus, Layla Hayward 

200-yard Freestyle

1st: Aleia Goodison
2nd: Peyton Tyler 

200-yard Individual Medley

1st: Johanna Houska
2nd: Kristen Thebeau

50-yard Freestyle

1st: Jackie Flaherty *

100-yard Butterfly

1st: Jackie Flaherty *
2nd(tie): Johanna Houska 

100-yard Freestyle

1st: Olivia “Liv” Macaluso
3rd: Peyton Tyler 

500-yard Freestyle

1st: Erin Marica *
3rd: Aleia Goodison 

200-yard Freestyle Relay

1st: A Relay: Johanna Houska, Peyton Tyler, Sofia Campo, Jackie Flaherty
3rd: B Relay: Layla Hayward, Olivia Campo, Shea McNamara, Wesley Baucom

100-yard Backstroke

1st: Olivia “Liv” Macaluso *
2nd: Kristen Thebeau 

100-yard Breaststroke

1st: Erin Marica (JR)

400-yard Freestyle Relay

1st: A Relay: Johanna Houska, Aleia Goodison, Peyton Tyler, Olivia “Liv” Macaluso
3rd: B Relay: Layla Hayward, Wesley Baucom, Olivia Campo, Emma Sajus

* Time qualified for State Championships

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