The North Harford swim squad picked up an overall victory on Tuesday night, defeating the Joppatowne Mariners 221-112 in a dual meet at North Harford Middle School.
The Hawk girls defeated the Mariners 120-49, while the North Harford boys team topped Joppatowne 101-63.
Leading the way for the Hawks were Zoey Friedel, who took top honors in the girls 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke, and Robbie Beichler, who raced to first place in the boys 200-yard individual medley and 500-yard freestyle.
Joppatowne's top individual performer was Jess Marx, who won the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle races.
North Harford's other individual winners were Chase Reeves, boys 200-yard freestyle; Nicole Racine, girls 200-yard individual medley; Max Wilson, boys 100-yard freestyle; Haley Jacobs, girls 100-yard freestyle; Chase Reeves, boys 100-yard butterfly; Becky Jump, girls 100-yard butterfly; Kevin Snee, boys 100-yard breaststroke; and Emily Boegner, girls 100-yard breaststroke.
Joppatowne's Tyler DiBastiani won the boys 100-yard backstroke.
Fallston drops Patterson Mill, Harford Tech
Monday's tri-meet at Magnolia Middle School saw the Fallston swim squad take overall victories over the Patterson Mill and Harford Tech teams.
The Cougars defeated Patterson Mill 116-72, and topped Harford Tech 123-65. Patterson Mill was able to come through with a 107-80 win over the Cobras.
Patterson Mill's girls squad beat Fallston, 50-44, and Harford Tech, 69-24, while Fallston's girls team dropped Harford Tech 66-28. In the boys events, Fallston was dominant, beating Patterson Mill 72-22 and Harford Tech 57-37. Harford Tech's boys squad won its matchup with Patterson Mill, 56-38.
The Cougars top individual performers were Austin Appel and Madison Brown, who took two victories apiece. Appel raced to first-place finishes in the 100-yard and 50-yard freestyle sprints, while Brown took top honors in the girls 100-yard freestyle and 50-yard freestyle races.
Harford Tech's Brandon Carestia was a double winner, taking first place in the boys 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard backstroke, while teammate Katie Doleschal also brought home a pair of individual wins, earning top honors in the girls 100-yard breaststroke.
Patterson Mill's top point earner was Sydney Thompson, who beat the field in both the girls 100-yard backstroke and 500-yard freestyle races. Savannah Dawson was the Huksies' other individual winner, taking first in the girls 100-yard butterfly.
The Fallston squad swept the 200-yard freestyle race, with Sam Burgess winning the boys event, while Sarah Roesner finished first in the girls section. Fallston's Andrew Lagan won the boys 100-yard butterfly, while fellow Cougar Grant Burgess took first in the boys 500-yard freestyle.
Harford Tech freshman Justin Carestia picked up his first varsity victory, winning the boys 100-yard breaststroke.