BARTLETT — The Saco Valley Swim Team opened the 2017 race season on Feb. 4 with a meet in Colebrook. The hometown swimmers turned in a number of impressive results, including combining for 17 first-place finishes, six second-place finishes and one third-place finish. There were 12 personal best times achieved by the swimmers.
Performances included: Ben Biche, age 11, turning in a 23 second improvement in his second place finish in the 200-meter freestyle; Aaron Zakon had an 11 second improvement in his win in the 100-meter individual medley; and Alex Sweeney, 9, had a 9.5 second improvement in her 50-meter breaststroke.
Other results: Annaliesa Fry, age 8 — first in the individual medley, 100-meter freestyle and 50-meter backstroke, and second in the 50-meter breaststroke.
Aaron Zakon, 11 — first in the 100-meter individual medley and 50-meter breaststroke.
Ella Baptista, 13 — first in the 200-meter individual medley, 200-meter freestyle, 100-meter backstroke and 200-meter freestyle.
Joey Trumbull, 17 — first in the 200-meter individual medley, 200-meter freestyle, 100-meter backstroke and 100-meter butterfly.
Joseph DellaValla, 8 — first in the 25-meter backstroke and 25-meter butterfly, and second in the 25-meter freestyle.
Molly DellaValla, 10 — first in the 50-meter backstroke and 50-meter breaststroke, and second in the 50-meter freestyle.
Alex Sweeney, 9 — second in the 100-meter freestyle.
Michael Trumbull, 11 — first in the 50-meter freestyle and second in the 50-meter backstroke.
Ben Biche,11 — second in the 200-meter freestyle and third in the 50-meter backstroke.
The next meet will take place at Colebrook on Sunday, March 12.
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