FRAMINGHAM — For the second time this season, the Framingham High girls swim & dive team lost their meet in the final relay.
The Flyers lost to the Tigers of Newton North on Friday afternoon, September 28, by a score of 95-91.
Framingham is now 3-2 this season, under head coach Mike Foley.
Next up for the Flyers is a home meet against Wellesley High on Friday, October 15 at 4:15 p.m. at Keefe Technical High’s pool.
The Flyers opened the meet strong finishing first and third in the medley relay.
Framingham swimmers Megan DePasquale, Laura Dube, Caroline Mazariegosm and Marley DeSimone touched the wall first.
Newton North swimmers were second in 2:02.66 minutes.
Framingham swimmers Jillian O’Neil, Arielle Shek, Tatum O’Leary, and Trinity Trainor was third.
After the first event, the Flyers had a 10-4 lead on the Tigers.
But after the second event, the 200-yard freestyle, the meet was tied 20-20.
Newton North freshman Honour Dufrense won the event in 2:07.96 minutes, a time that qualifies her for the state meet.
Framingham junior Jessica Tosi was second, in a state qualifying time.
Newton North sophomore Alexandra Flipova was third in 2:10.62 minutes.
Framingham High senior Emily Rogers was fourth, in a time that qualified her for the sectional meet.
Framingham freshman Dube won the individual medley event, giving the Flyers the lead in the meet again.
Sophomore Mazariegos was second and junior O’Leary was fifth for Framingham.
In the sprint event, Newton North sophomore Karen Tong won in 26.61 seconds.
Framingham junior DeSimone finished second in a time that qualified her for the sectional meet. Framingham junior O’Neil captured fourth place for the Flyers.
Newton North sophomore Jocelyn Schechter won the diving event with 226.95 points.
Framingham finished second, third, and fourth in diving.
Junior Sara Anastasi was second, sophomore Angela Burke was third, and sophomore Sarah Olson was fourth.
After diving, Framingham has a small lead over the Tigers.
Junior O’Leary helped extend the lead for the Flyers with a win in the 100-yard butterfly event.
Flyer Mazariegos captured second place, and freshman DePasquale was foruth for Framingham in 1:08.72 minutes, which qualified her for the sectional meet.
Flipova won the 100-yard freestyle event for the Tigers with a time of 58.53, which qualified her for the state meet.
Framingham’s DeSimone took second place. Framingham junior Suzanne Julakis finished fourth in the event.
Dufresne won the distance event for Newton North in 5:46:00 minutes, which qualifies her for the state meet.
Framingham sophomore Jessica Tosi finished second in the 500-yard freestyle event, with teammate Rogers fourth in 5;59.04 minutes.
The Flyers won the 200-yard freestyle relay with swimmers DeSimone, Mazariegos, Dube, and Tosi.
But Newton North finished second and third to narrow Framingham’s lead in the meet.
Newton North sophomore Karen Tong won the backstroke event to give the Tigers the first lead of the meet. her time was 1:04.83, which easily qualified her for the state meet. Newton North freshman Abigail Caputo was second in 1:07.09 minutes.
Framingham junior O’Neil took third place, and freshman DePasquale captured fourth place with a burst of speed in the final 25-yards.
Freshman Dube won the 100-yard breastroke for the Flyers. Her win, along with Arielle Shek’s fourth place finish gave Framingham a chance to win the meet headed into the final event.
However Newton won the 400-yard relay and captured third place to win the meet.
Framingham swimmers Julakis, O’neil, O’Leary and Tosi finished second in the relay.
Flyers Sabrina Tersoni, Rgers, Depasquale, and Shek took fourth place in the relay.
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