Nine schools from across South Jersey gathered Saturday to compete in the South Jersey Novice Championships at The George L. Hess Educational Center.

The participating schools were Buena Regional High School, Cape May Tech, Gateway Regional, Millville, Highland Regional, Oakcrest, Ocean City, Seneca, and Egg Harbor Township.

Ocean City’s Sarah Huber won the girls 50-meter freestyle in 33.70 seconds and the 100 freestyle in 1:17.19. Huber also swam a leg in the Red Raiders’ winning 200 freestyle relay (2:26.78).

Cape May Tech’s Alyssa Hicks won the 200 individual medley in 3:44.54. Hicks also won the 100 breaststroke in 1:45.45.

In the boys meet, Charlie Dahl won both the 50 freestyle (29.57) and the 100 freestyle (1:06.05). Dahl swam a leg in the winning 400 freestyle relay.

Buena Regional’s Bryce Anthonson won the 100 backstroke in 1:40.22.

The Novice Championship raised $917 between the teams’ entry fees and other donations made throughout the day to support the local Special Olympics.

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200 Medley Relay—(William Coulibaly, Matthew McCollum, Michael Bolger, Louis Graziano) CC 2:36.49; 200 Freestyle—Ethan Nelson O 2:42.88; 200 IM—Justin Lee CMT 3:53.21; 50 Freestyle—Charlie Dahl OC 29.57; 100 Butterfly—Todd Mahler HR 1:56.46; 100 Freestyle—Dahl OC 1:06.05; 200 Freestyle Relay—(Jack Bell, James Swift, Charlie, Joe Kelly) OC 2:01.07; 100 Backstroke—Bryce Anthonson B 1:40.22; 100 Breaststroke—McCollum CC 1:29.03; 400 Freestyle Relay—(Swift, Bell, Dahl, Kelly) OC 4:52.90


200 Medley Relay—(Corrine Kent, Michelle Dahlin, Lara Narkiewicz, Abby Chant) S 3:01.01; 200 Freestyle—Ally Boehm CMT 3:07.53; 200 IM—Alyssa Hicks CMT 3:44.54; 50 Freestyle—Sarah Huber OC 33.70; 100 Butterfly—Narkiewicz S 1:28.39; 100 Freestyle—Huber OC 1:17.19; 400 Freestyle—Lauren Hopkins S 6:32.86; 200 Freestyle Relay—(Huber, Amara Mulloy, Morgan Pizagno, Lily Dinofa) OC 2:26.78; 100 Backstroke—Hailey Ingemi CC 1:29.83; 100 Breaststroke—Hicks CMT 1:45.45; 400 Freestyle Relay—(Chelsea Richards, Hopkins, Regan Bednar, Kayla Brooks) S 5:28.77.

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