Cape Gazette

Cape's boys' and girls' swim teams defeat Sussex Tech to start season

Vikings and Ravens top downstate programs
Dec 16, 2013
Photo by: Dan Cook Cape senior Charlie Burton loses his goggles but still wins the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:02.97. The Cape boys took top honors with a 104-66 win over the Ravens.

The Cape boys' and girls' swim teams opened the season with home victories over rival Sussex Tech Dec. 12 with the boys winning 104-66 while the girls swam to a 117-53 victory.

Last season, the Sussex Tech boys beat Cape 88-82, while the Vikings girls beat the Ravens but had lost to them the previous two meets.

Boys' results are as follows: 200 Medley Relay: Cape (Weeks, Burton, Griffith, DiGuglielmo), 1:50.97; 200 Freestyle: Myers, Cape, 2:05.77;  200 Individual Medley: Weeks, Cape, 2:08.56; 50 Freestyle: Venables, Tech, 23.13; 100 Butterfly: Burton, Cape, 1:02.97; 100 Freestyle: Venables, Tech, 51.41; 500 Freestyle: Myers, Cape, 5:52.80; 200 Free Relay: Tech (Seeley, Taylor, Crum, Venables), 1:37.63; 100 Backstroke: Weeks, Cape, 58.51; 100 Breaststroke: Burton, Cape, 1:06.04; 400 Free Relay: Tech (Seeley, Krum, Samaha, Venables) no time available.

Girls' results: 200 Medley Relay: Cape (Philcox, Hyde, Nigh-Johnson, Brokaw), 2:00.09; 200 Freestyle: Rambo, Cape, 2:10.03; 200 Individual Medley: Hyde, Cape, 2:22.19; 50 Freestyle: Hall, Tech, 26.02; 100 Butterfly: Nigh-Johnson, Cape, 1:03.14; 100 Freestyle: Stewart, Tech, NT; 500 Freestyle: Weeks, Cape, 5:48.52; 200 Free Relay: Cape (Nigh-Johnson, Hyde, Stancofski, Brokaw), 1:49.20; 100 Backstroke: Rambo, Cape, 1:04.36;100 Breaststroke: Hyde, Cape, 1:12.67; 400 Free Relay: Cape (Rambo, Weeks, Philcox, Schrock), 4:12.50.



Winning the 200 medley relay were (l-r) Jack Weeks, Nate Griffith, Charlie Burton and Luke DiGuglielmo with a time 1:50.97. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Winning the girls' 200 medley relay were (l-r) Sarah Hyde, Amelia Nigh-Johnson, Kaitlin Philcox and Grace Brokaw with a time of 2:00.09. The girls' team defeated the Ravens with a score of 117-53. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Sarah Hyde swims the breast stroke during the individual medley, in which she finished first with a time of 2:22.19. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Molly Weeks swims the butterfly. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Freshman Amelia Nigh-Johnson pulls to first place in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:03.14. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Freshman Amelia Nigh-Johnson pulls to first place in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:03.14. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape freshman Sarah Rambo is all smiles as she sees that she won the 200 freestyle. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape sophomore Jack Weeks swims the breast stroke leg of the individual medley in which he took first place with a 2:08.56. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape's Danny Myers wins the 200 freestyle with a 2:05.77. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape coach Bill Geppert goes over the lineup with Amelia Nigh-Johnson. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Freshman Sarah Hyde swims to a first place in the 100 breast stroke with a 1:12.67. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape freshmen Sarah Hyde, left, and Molly Weeks cheer on one of their teammates. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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