Wednesday’s high school swimming, wrestling: Longmeadow’s depth overcomes Northampton’s Nortonsmith, Whitcomb

  • Abbie Murphy, of Northampton, swims the 200-meter freestyle during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. She took first place. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Avery Cirincione-Lynch, of Northampton, swims the breaststroke in the 200-meter individual medley during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. He took third place. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Liam McBride swims the 200-meter freestyle during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. He took third place. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Liam McBride, of Northampton, swims the 500-meter freestyle during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Ruby Gottlieb, of Northampton, swims the 200-yard individual medley during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. She took first place. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Nick Whitcomb, of Northampton, swims the 100-meter backstroke during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Eva Gerstle, of Northampton, swims the 100-meter backstroke during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. She took first place. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Quinn Nortonsmith, of Northampton, swims the 100-meter breaststroke during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. He took first place. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Ruby Gottlieb, of Northampton, swims the 100-meter breaststroke during a meet against Longmeadow, Wednesday at JFK Middle School. She took third place. Gazette Staff/JERREY ROBERTS

Published: 2/1/2017 11:29:51 PM

Quinn Nortonsmith and Nick Whitcomb contributed to six event wins between them, but the Northampton boys swim team couldn’t compete with Longmeadow’s depth, losing 106-77 on Thursday at JFK Middle School.

Nortonsmith won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.5 seconds, the 100 breaststroke in 1 minute, 1.98 seconds and swam on winning 200 medley (1:43.93) and 400 freestyle (3:27.35) relays.

Whitcomb also swam on the medley relay and won the 100 butterfly (53.15) and 100 backstroke (53.77).

On the girls side, the Blue Devils lost 108-78.

Abigail Murphy won the 200 freestyle (2:05.84) and 500 freestyle (5:33.75) and contributed to Northampton’s 400 freestyle relay (4:04.12).

Eva Gerstle, Ruby Gottleib and Lily Etlinger also swam on the relay and each picked up individual wins. Gerstle won the 100 backstroke in 1:08.93, Gottlieb took first in the 200 individual medley in 2:21.88 and Etlinger won the 100 freestyle in 59.18.

Boys swimming & diving

Longmeadow 106, Northampton 77

at Northampton

200 medley relay — (N) 1. Nick Whitcomb, Quinn Nortonsmith, Cam Miller, Brendan McBride, 1:43.93; 200 free — (N) 3. Liam McBride, 2:02.59 200 IM – (N) 4. Avery Cirincione-Lynch, 2:30.7; 50 free — (N) 1. Nortonsmith, 22.5; 100 fly — (N) 1. Whitcomb, 53.15; 100 free — (N) 2. Gabe Lyons-Sosa, 52.7; 500 free — (N) 1. L. McBride, 5:43.02; 200 free relay — (N) 3. Lyons-Sosa, Cirincione-Lynch, L. McBride, Peter White, 1:45.84; 100 back — (N) 1. Whitcomb, 53.77; 100 breast — (N) 1. Nortonsmith, 1:01.98; 400 free relay — (N) 1. B. McBride, Whitcomb, Lyons-Sosa, Nortonsmith, 3:27.35;

Records: Northampton (6-3, 3-2 Minuteman)

Monson 117, South Hadley 39

at Monson

200 medley relay — (SH) 2. John Parenteau, Will Gagne, Nate McClure, Cameron Barnish, n/a; 200 free — (SH) 2. Parenteau, n/a; 200 IM – (SH) 1. McClure, 2:13.03; 50 free — (SH) 3. Barnish, n/a; 100 fly — (SH) 1. McClure, 56.03; 100 free — (SH) 2. Gagne, 57.63; 200 free relay — (SH) 2. Parenteau, Gagne, Barnish, McClure, n/a; 100 breast — (SH) 2. Gagne, 1:14.88

Records: South Hadley (1-9, 1-4 Patriot) Monson (5-3, 3-1)

Girls swimming & diving

Longmeadow 108, Northampton 78

at Northampton

200 medley relay — (N) 2. Eva Gerstle, Caitlyn Richmond, Ruby Gottlieb, Maggie Miller, 2:03.5; 200 free — (N) 1. Abigail Murphy, 2:05.84; 200 IM – (N) 1. Gottlieb, 2:21.88; 50 free — (N) 2. Miller, 26.7; Diving — (N) 2. Jordyn Vandergrift, 224.8; 100 fly — (N) 3. Miller, 1:07.52; 100 free — (N) 1. Lilly Etlinger, 59.18; 500 free — (N) 1. Abigail Murphy, 5:33.75; 200 free relay — (N) 2. Miller, Richmond, Murphy, Etlinger, 1:50; 100 back — (N) 1. Gerstle, 1:08.93; 100 breast — (N) 3. Gottlieb, 1:18.02; 400 free relay — (N) 1. Murphy, Gottlieb, Gerstle, Etlinger, 4:04.12;

Records: Northampton (3-6, 0-5 Minuteman)

South Hadley 100, Monson 68

at Monson

200 medley relay — (SH) 1. Jade Thomas, Eilis Hellyar, Allison Bergeron, Reese Carey, 2:12.24; 200 free — (SH) 2. Anna Hellyar, n/a; 200 IM – (SH) 1. E. Hellyar, 2:40.08; 50 free — (SH) 1. Carey, 29.26; 100 fly — (SH) 1. Sydney Mercier, 1:14.23; 100 free — (SH) 2. Casey, n/a; 500 free — (SH) 1. Bergeron, 6:20.14; 200 free relay — (SH) 1. E. Hellyar, Thomas, Bergeron, Casey, 1:56.84; 100 back — (SH) 1. Thomas, 1:16.60; 100 breast — (SH) 1. A. Hellyar, 1:22.34; 400 free relay — (SH) 2. Luiza Guberow, Oliver Geitz, Molly Mernard, Moira McDermott, n/a

Records: South Hadley (2-8, 2-3 Patriot) Monson (2-6, 1-3)

Wrestling

Frontier Regional 51,
Pathfinder 30

at Frontier Regional

106 — Justin Lemoine (P) pinned Jordon McDonough, :45; 113 — Tanner Finch (F) won by forfeit; 120 — Bailey Murry (F) pinned Alexandria Skorocki, :56; 126 — Connor Pettis (F) won by forfeit; 132 — Rearkeous McMillan (F) pinned Ryan Bullock, 1:37; 138 — KC Mattson (F) won by forfeit 145 — Josiah Murry (F) pinned Brian Symons, 1:42; 152 — Dave Grover (F) won by forfeit; 160 — Nate Auston (F) pinned Cody Matthews, 4:43; 170 — Mike Tirrell (P) pinned Andrew Logan, 3:02; 182 — Anthony Robitaille (P) won by forfeit; 195 — Miguel Olvera-Aguilera (F) def. Alex Misenhiemer, 3-1; 220 — Matt Monast (P) won by forfeit; 285 — Zach Beeman (P) pinned Jackie Phong, :52;

Records: Frontier Regional (10-10, 4-1 Tri-County)


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