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Girls Swim 2022: HKHS Wins Season Opener 90-77

Pictured L-R Peyton Tyler (JR), Emma Sajus (JR) and Erin Marica (SR co-captain).

By Alison Karam, Head Coach, HKHS Girls Swim Team

(September 15, 2022)—The Haddam-Killingworth High School Girls Swim team won its first dual meet of the season on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, defeating Old Lyme/ Valley Regional/Old Saybrook 90-77. The H-K Cougar girls took first and third in the opening 200-yard medley relay and held the lead for the remainder of the meet. H-K co-captain Erin Marica qualified for State Championships in the 500-yard freestyle, swimming 6:07.47. Lauren Lee of Old Lyme qualified for States in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:09.66. Twelve swimmers scored the winning points for H-K: Aleysha Brawley (SR), Emma Sajus (JR), Erin Marica (SR, co-captain), Johanna “Jo” Houska (SR, co-captain), Kristen Thebeau (SR, captain), Layla Hayward (JR), Maggie Miller (FR) Olivia Campo (SO), Olivia “Liv” Macaluso (SO), Peyton Tyler (JR), Sofia Campo (SO), Veronica “VV” Pypa (SO).

Top 3 finishes for H-K:

200-yard Medley Relay

1st: H-K (Thebeau, Marica, Houska, Macaluso)

3rd: H-K (Miller, S. Campo, Sajus, Hayward)

200-yard Freestyle

1st: Peyton Tyler (H-K)

200- yard Individual Medley

2nd: Jo Houska (H-K)

50- yard Freestyle

1st: Layla Hayward (H-K)

2nd: Kristen Thebeau (H-K)

100-yard Butterfly

2nd: Jo Houska (H-K)

3rd: Emma Sajus (H-K)

100- yard Freestyle

1st: Liv Macaluso (H-K)

3rd: Peyton Tyler (H-K)

500- yard Freestyle

1st: Erin Marica (H-K) *

200- yard Freestyle Relay

1st: H-K (Houska, Miller, Hayward, Tyler)

3rd: H-K (Sajus, O. Campo, Brawley, S. Campo)

100- yard Backstroke

2nd: Liv Macaluso (H-K)

3rd: K. Thebeau (H-K)

100- yard Breaststroke

1st: Erin Marica (H-K)

400- yard Freestyle Relay

1st: H-K (Tyler, Thebeau, Macaluso, Marica)

* Time qualifies for State Championships

Photo by Ronnie Thebeau

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