PHS swimmers take 15th place in Class S | Plainville Observer

PHS swimmers take 15th place in Class S

March 21, 2013

By MICHAEL LETENDRE
STAFF WRITER
MIDDLETOWN – The Plainville boys swimming team finished 15th in the Class S championship on March 13 from Wesleyan University in Middletown.
Weston took the championship with 698 points while Sacred Heart placed second with 538.
The Blue Devils netted 134 points, 13 behind Wamogo who placed 14th to end the day.
The Blue Devils swam very well in Middletown and had some very good finishes up and down their line-up.
Plainville’s top placer came in the 100-yard backstroke event as Wojciech Plachta swam a very tough race.
Plachta took fifth and finished the fray in 1:00.26, earning his squad’s 24 points.
In the 200 yard medley relay, Plainville took 14th place as the grouping of Ed Lee, Trevor Roy, Nick Evangelista, and Chris Utley finished in 1:57.60 while in the 200-yard freestyle, Wojciech Plachta placed 10th at 1:55.13.
Evangelista finished the 100 yard butterfly in 1:01.10, placing 18th, while Austin Cameron took 22nd in the 100 yard freestyle with a final time of 53.98 seconds.
Plainville’s Julius Brown took the pool in the challenging 500-yard freestyle, finishing in 5:49.57 for 22nd place.
In the 200 yard freestyle event, the foursome of Cameron, Utley, Plachta and Justin Freitas placed 16th, racing in the B – Final and finishing with a time of 1:40.30.
Finally in the 400-yard freestyle relay, the Blue Devils took 11th place as the grouping of Cameron, Evangelista, Plachta, and Freitas were clocked in at 3:38.99.
Here’s how the scoring when at the championship event:
Team Scores – Class S boys Swimming State Championship Results:
1 Weston   698
2 Sacred Heart  538
3 Holy Cross  472
4 Oxford   330
5 Shepaug Valley 328
6 Sheehan   318
7 H-K  270
8 Northwestern 259
9 East Catholic 233
10 Woodland 224
11 NW Catholic 219
12 Rocky Hill 193
13 Litchfield 186
14 Wamego 147
15 Plainville 134
16 Seymour 123
17 Suffield  110
18 Lewis Mills 92.5
19 Gilbert   62
20 Valley Regional 53
21 Granby Memorial 43
22 Portland   42
23 St. Joseph 34.5
24 Wolcott Tech 27
25 Bolton   23

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