When the and Berlin High Swimming & Diving teams entered the pool for Tuesday's meet, there was a total of only one defeat among the two teams' records. The Berlin team (8-1) came to in West Hartford with its heart set on adding a loss to Hall's thus far unblemished (6-0) season record.
Berlin's hopes were quickly dashed as Hall took a commanding 50-12 lead going into the diving event. Hall earned that early lead by winning the first four events, and earning two 1-2-3 finishes in two of the four.
Some highlights include the following times:
Sarah McHale, Gabrielle Daigneault, Jessie Ustjanauskas & Haley McClure - 200 MR - 1:56:57
Eliza Maciag (1) - 200 Free - 2:06:69 Annie Alquist (2) & Emma Coll (3)
Gabby Daigneault (1) 200 IM - 2:10:31 Maria DiBella (2) & Brigid Wynn (3)
Sarah Mantz - 50 Free - 25:42
After the diving, the Hall swimmers picked up where they left off by taking first place in the next three events and adding another 1-2-3 finish in the 500 Free.
Jessie Usjanauskas - 100 Fly - 58:83
Gabby Daigneault - 100 Free - 54:31
Maria DiBella (1) - 500 Free - 5:27:02 Hayley McClure (2) & Emma Coll (3)
Eliza Maciag, Sarah Mantz, Jesse DePaoli & Jessie Ustjanauskas - 200 Relay - 1:46:49
Berlin looks to wrap up their regular season schedule at Southington on Friday, Oct. 28. Hall will put their undefeated record on the line against crosstown rival on Thursday, Oct. 27, at Cornerstone Aquatics Center.