The Caesar Rodney girls’ squad took top honors in the Henlopen Conference Championship meet. Shown (l-r) are Katherine Outten, head coach Kyle Williamson, Abby Cholewa, Lily Wagner, Olivia Gaines, and Puiyee Kong; Victoria May, Georgia May, Zoe Edelman, and Danielle Stewart; Paige Hardee, Riley Buchman, Haley Lisiecki, Sophie Kammer, Mckelden Miller, Natalie Lewis and assistant coach Noelle Mouhtarim and Julie Edelman.
Cape teammates (l-r) Josh Reinhold, Brian Fleming, Josh Turek and Thomas Weeks took first place in the boys’ 200 medley relay with a time of 1:45.23.
The Cape girls’ 200 free relay team of (l-r) Anna Sullivan, Amaya and Aya Daisey and Erin Morrissey took home the first-place medal with a time of 1:43.12.
The Cape boys’ squad won the Northern Division regular-season trophy. Shown in back are (l-r) Luke Robertson, Josh Reinhold, Josh Turek, Marcus Gromofsky, Thomas Weeks, Aaron Senturk, L.B. Harrington, Brian Fleming, Dylan Steinwedel and Wilson Ingerski. In front are Liam Leishear, Andrew Criswell, assistant coach Rick Brokaw, head coach Bill Geppert, assistant coach Tina Nigh, assistant coach Pete Olson and Oakley Roberts.
Cape’s Julie Heffernan, top, and Sussex Academy’s Sanne Elling leave the blocks in the 400 free relay.
The Vince Morris Outstanding Boys Swimmer Award went to Caesar Rodney’s Ryan Woodzall, right, who broke the 500 freestyle record in 4:46.42, while his teammate Danielle Stewart garnered the girls’ award after breaking the 500 free record in 5:13.56.
The Henlopen Conference girls Coach of the Year Award was presented to Sussex Academy’s Tom Martiner, left, while the boys’ Coach of the Year Award was presented to Indian River’s Colin Crandell.
Amaya Daisey swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 medley relay. She and her teammates Aya Daisey, Julie Heffernan and Erin Morrissey took third with a time of 2:06.59.
Sussex Academy’s Emily Trout swims the fly leg of the medley relay. She and her teammates Tess Mariner, Gracie Maughan and Sanne Elling took first place with a time of 1:58.02.
Cape senior Thomas Weeks starts off the 200 medley relay. He and teammates Brian Fleming, Josh Turek and Josh Reinhold won the event with a time of 1:46.44.
Sussex Tech’s Connor Seeley swims the breaststroke leg of the medley relay.
Cape senior Lindsay Rambo swims the fly leg of the 200 individual medley. She placed fifth with a time of 2:33.03.
Sussex Academy’s Trey Mitchell swims the fly leg of the 200 medley relay. He and his teammates Chet Mariner, Jaxon Laux and Jackson Basile took second place with a time of 1:52.04.
Sussex Tech’s Neh Dinga swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 medley relay. She and her teammates Rachel Pogwist, Brynn Thornton and Cassidy Thomas finished in fourth place with a time of 2:08.87.
Sussex Academy’s Gracie Maughan swims the backstroke leg of the individual medley. She placed second with a time of 2:16.07.
Milford’s Carley Mackert swims the fly leg of the medley relay. She and teammates Allison Benton, Summer Davis and Emmerson Lefever placed sixth with a time of 2:18.38.
Cape’s Sophie Schoenfeld leaves the blocks in the 200 individual medley.
Sussex Academy’s Brayden Trout makes the turn in the competitive individual medley.
Sussex Tech’s Owen Pogwist wins the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:06.36.
Cape’s Josh Turek places third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.1.
Cape’s Wilson Ingerski leaves the blocks in the 500 freestyle sprint.
Milford’s Mason Sauers leaves the blocks in the 500 freestyle. He placed third with a time of 23.35.
Sussex Academy’s Tess Mariner leaves the blocks in the 100 backstroke. She placed second with a time of 1:03.69.
Cape junior Heidi Simmons swims the 500 freestyle. She placed sixth with a time of 6:03.81.
Cape’s Melanie Fritchman swims the 100 fly.
Sussex Central’s Brayden Wight wins the 100 butterfly with a time of 53.23.
Caesar Rodney’s Danielle Stewart breaks the 500 freestyle record with a time of 5:13.56.
Cape’s Liam Leishear swims the 500 free with a time of 6:14.44.
Caesar Rodney’s Ryan Woodzell breaks the 500 freestyle record with a time of 4:46.42.
The Indian River 400 free relay team celebrates their 3:29.91 victory.
Cape junior Marcus Gromofsky places fourth in the 100 free with a time of 51.35.
Swimmers are lined up awaiting their events.
Cape’s L.B. Harrington leaves the blocks in the 200 free.
Julie Heffernan swims the 500 free for the Vikings.
Sussex Central’s Madelynn McTeer wins the 50 freestyle with a time of 24.96.
Sussex Academy’s Ty Hudson swims the 100 free with a time of 53.02.
Sussex Academy Aquatics Director Lydia Schmierer wears her Mardi Gras outfit as she patrols the poolside to make sure everyone is being safe. She said the swimmers deserve to be celebrating a season that nobody thought would happen. She chose a Mardi Gras theme to make it a celebration of the season.
Working to make the Henlopen Conference Swim Meet a success are (l-r) Emily Faucett, Gretchen Pippin, Mykenzie Bradley, Natalie Petty, Sussex Academy Aquatics Director Lydia Schmierer and Gretchen Maughan.