The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School swim team traveled to Nantucket on Saturday. January 25. for its final dual meet before the Bay Colony Conference Championships. The girls lost, 98-43, and the boys lost, 93-42. Despite the loss, the meet was highlighted by excellent swims, personal best (PB) times, and close touch-outs.
In the girls meet, co-captain Mariah Campbell swam her best 100-yard Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke, placing second and third. Co-captain Jessica Campbell swam a PB 200 Free, placing third. Mariah and co-captain Ina Thigith recorded their best 50 splits of the year during the 200 Freestyle Relay.
The Vineyard boys had a bevy of bests. Captain Liam Cosgrove took home first place, swimming a PB in the 100-yard Butterfly. Tucker Cosgrove was close behind in third place with a PB in the fly. The boys won the 400 Freestyle Relay with Liam Cosgrove coming from behind on the anchor leg with his best 100 of the season (Tucker Cosgrove, Nevin Wallis [best ever split] and Justice Yennie rounded out the relay). Cosgrove and Justice Yennie swam their best splits in the 200 Medley relay. Nevin Wallis had a personal best (PB) in the 200 Free, finishing 3rd, and Joshua Boucher had a season high in the 50 free. Nevin Wallis, Tucker Cosgrove, and Joshua Boucher all had PB 50 splits to help the 200 Free Relay team finish a close second. Raz Sayre rounded out the relay.
The Vineyarders are now preparing for the Bay Colony Conference Championships at Bridgewater State University. The Boys swim on Saturday February 1 and Girls on Sunday February 2.