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Irving Sets Pool Record In 100 Freestyle As Hawk Swimmers Win



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Newtown High School’s boys’ swimming and diving team defeated the visiting New Fairfield Rebels 93-82 on Senior Night, February 18. Rick Irving set the pool record in the 100-yard freestyle race, making his final touch in 48.52 for one of Newtown’s many first-place finishes.

The Nighthawks started things off well as the 200 medley relay team of Peter Horan, Colden Bobowick, Mason Suba, and Irving earned first in a time of 1:44.26.

Dan Godino got second in the 200 free in 1:54.35, and Deegan Granville was second in the 200 individual medley in 2:31.05. Jack Wojtowicz was first in the 50 with a time of 24.84.

In the diving competition, Joe Moran earned third with a score of 125.60.

Suba took first in the 100 butterfly with a time of 54.67. After Irving won the 100 free, Godino was first in the 500, clocking in at 5:05.95.

The 200 free relay of Irving, Trey Hazard, Wojtowicz, and Suba was first in a time of 1:42.55.

Horan took the top spot in the 100 backstroke race in 1:01.52, sealing the team win.

Newtown exhibitioned the final two events. Bobowick had the fastest time in the 100 breaststroke event in 1:08.18.

The fastest 400 free relay time was turned in by the team of Irving, Wojtowicz, Suba, and Tobias Becker in 3:45.84.

Rick Irving competes for the Nighthawks during a win over New Fairfield on February 18. Irving set the pool record in the 100-yard freestyle race with a time of 48.52. —Bee Photos, Hutchison
Mason Suba races to first in the 100-yard butterfly event.
Dan Godino was first in the 500 freestyle race.
Jack Wojtowicz won the 50 free and was part of two relays with the fastest times.
Peter Horan races to first in the backstroke event.
Colden Bobowick was the fastest to finish the 100 breaststroke race.
Deegan Granville earned second in the 200 individual medley.
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