FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham High swim & dive team won its season opener Wednesday night against Notre Dame Academy of Hingham at Keefe Technical’s pool.
The final score was 97-80.
The defending Bay State Conference champions are now 1-0 on the season, under head coach Mike Foley.
Notre Dame started off the meet with a win in the medley relay touching the pads in 2:03.90 minutes, to take an 8-6 lead.
The relays teams finished second, third and fourth, but only two relay teams can score in a meet.
Framingham swimmers Caroline Mazariegos, Jillian O’Neil, Olivia Nelson and Marley DeSimone finished second and Flyers Kacie Zonghetti, Emily Rogers, Niamh White and Kelsie Geiser finished third.
Framingham High senior Halia Bower won the diving competition by almost 50 points.
Notre Dame Academy’s Gabby Herbert and Emma Trioano finished second and third. Framingham senior Catherine Turner finished fourth.
Bower won the Division 1 state title in diving last season.
In the second event of the night, Framingham sophomore Jessica Tosi won the 200-yard freestyle event beating her opponent by eight one hundredths of a second. Marlene Reinhard finished second for Notre Dame Academy. Framingham senior Julia Long finished third and sophomore Suzanne Julakis finished fourth.
Framingham sophomore Mazariegos and Tatum O’Leary finished 1-2 in the 200-yard individual medley. Meggie Baron finished second for Notre Dame Academy and Framingham junior Rogers captured fourth place in a time of 2:40.16.
Framingham swept the speed event, gaining 13 points in the meet.
Sophomore DeSimone won the race in 27.57 seconds. Junior Geiser was second and White, a senior, was third in the 5-yard freestyle.
Notre Dame’s Meggie Baron won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:05.52 minutes. Nelson took second place for Framingham and sophomore Beiyna finished fourth in 1:15.19 minutes. Junior Casey Libuda finished in 1:16.78.
Framingham again swept the 100-yard freestyle event with O’Neil touching the wall first. Sophomore DeSimone and Julakis were second and third.
In the distance event, the 500-yard freestyle, Notre Dame Academy’s Renhard won in 5:42.02 minutes, but Framingham had a “deep sweep” finishing second, third and fourth. Tosi finished second, Long finished third in 6:01.94 minutes an O’Leary finished fourth in 6:06.07 minutes.
Framingham senior Kara McCurdy, the defending state champion in the 500 event, did not compete, due to a medical condition.
In the next event, the Flyers won the 200-yard freestyle relay with DeSimone, Tosi, Long, and O’Leary.
Framingham also finished second in the relay with a team of Sabrina Tersoni, Julakis, Geiser, and sophomore Arielle Shek.
Framingham sophomore Mazariegos won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:08.09 seconds. Nelson was third and junior Casey Libuda was fifth in 1:16.10 seconds.
Framingham sophomore O’Neil won the the 100-yard breaststroke, with junior Rogers in second place.
The Flyers won the finale event of the night, the 400-yard freestyle with swimmers Julakis, Mazariegos, Nelson and Rogers.
Next up for the Flyers is a home meet against Boston Latin at 6:30 p.m. at Keefe Tech.
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