High school swimming

Lion boys, coach best in pool, Waldo County athletes make splash

Mount View, Belfast water athletes strong in league championships
By Staff | Feb 11, 2019
Photo by: Zack Miller Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA.

Bath — Belfast and Mount View high school swimmers splashed down at the Bath Family YMCA pool on Friday, Feb. 8 and took Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B opponents by storm as the talented Midcoast water athletes secured a team title, bundle of top places and helped one of their coaches earn a significant honor.

The Belfast boys finished first and coach Bob Winslow was named the league's boys coach of the year. Additionally, Lion Fletcher Marriner (500 freestyle) earned an individual title.

Independent student-athletes from Mount View of Thorndike also demonstrated their mettle at the meet.

Watch video and see more photos below.

The girls team scores were: Camden Hills 321, Morse of Bath 280, Belfast 254, Erskine Academy of South China 128, Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield 65, Lincoln Academy of Newcastle 43 and Medomak Valley 23.

The boys team scores were: Belfast 277, Morse 269, Camden Hills 234, Lincoln Academy 170, Mount View 91, Erskine Academy 58, Oceanside 8 and Maine Central Institute 7.

Next up, for those who qualify, are the state Class B championships on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 12:30 p.m. (boys) and on Monday, Feb. 18 at 1:30 p.m (girls), both at the University of Maine in Orono.

The individual and relay league championship results for Waldo County swimmers were:

Girls 200 medley relay — 4, Belfast (Kayla Payson, Jasmine Cunningham, Olivia Smith, Madeline Coats), 2:08.28.

Boys 200 MR — 3, Belfast (Lincoln Graf, Joey McFadden, Gary Moline, Aiden Pike), 1:53.10; and 5, Mount View (Sam Valleau, Paul Nadeau, Jack Valleau, Trevor Willson), 2:00.91.

Girls 200 free — 4, Kerrigan Smith, Bel, 2:15.13; 5, Sadie Wheeler, Bel, 2:15.37; 10, Cali Joseph, Bel, 2:33.02; and 11, Grace Littlefield, Bel, 2:33.02.

Boys 200 free — 4, Fletcher Marriner, Bel, 1:54.03; 7, Brendan Moline, Bel, 2:07.69; and 9, David Crabiel, Bel, 2:23.42.

Girls 200 individual medley — 9, Jillian Clapp, Bel, 2:24.32; 10, Jasmine Cunningham, Bel, 2:43.36; 12, Taylor Lemon, Bel, 2:51.75; and 14, Liana Gobin, Bel, 3:08.93.

Boys 200 IM — 4, Lincoln Graf, Bel, 2:15.81; 5, Luke Hamlin, Bel, 2:25.22; 6, Sawyer Carson, Bel, 2:28.02; and 8, Brian Rollerson, Bel, 2:32.51

Girls 50 free — 2, Kayla Payson, Bel, 26.52; 5, Tara O’Donovan, Bel, 28.80; 7, Madeline Coates, Bel, 28.99; and 8, Jordan Kulbe, Bel, 29.33. Exhibitions: Emily Hills, Bel, 31.68; Clarisse Standtman, Bel, 31.91; Ryleigh McFadden, Bel, 35.24; Olivia Matthews, Bel, 37.39; and Annica Kelley, Bel, 37.88.

Boys 50 free — 2, Jack Valleau, MtV, 23.20; 5, Aiden Pike, Bel, 24.52; 6, Paul Nadeau, MtV, 24.88; 12, Sam Valleau, MtV, 28.13; 13, Trevor Wilson, MtV, 28.26; 14, Quinnten Charbonnier, Bel, 28.67; and 16, Elias Dodge, Bel, 30.78.

Girls 100 butterfly — 2, Kayla Payson, Bel, 1:03.11; 5, Olivia Smith, Bel, 1:11.61; 12, Cali Joseph, Bel, 1:19.12; and 13, Madeline Coates, Bel, 1:21.71.

Boys 100 fly — 3, Gary Moline, Bel, 1:01.72; 4, Luke Hamlin, Bel, 1:01.84; 7, Joey McFadden, Bel, 1:05.85; and 9, Trevor Wilson, MtV, 1:19.52.

Girls 100 free — 4, Sadie Wheeler, Bel, 1:01.31; 6, Tara O’Donovan, Bel, 1:04.15; 10, Emily Hills, Bel, 1:11.07; and 11, Clarisse Standtman, Bel, 1:11.07.

Boys 100 free — 4, Jack Valleau, MtV, 52.40; 6, Paul Nadeau, MtV, 55.32; 7, Aiden Pike, Bel, 55.79; 12, Quinnten Charbonnier, Bel, 1:04.37; and 14, Logan McHaney, Bel, 1:09.98.

Girls 500 free — 2, Kerrigan Smith, Bel, 5:59.47; 6, Jillian Clapp, Bel, 6:21.35; 7, Reagan Seekins, Bel, 6:22.66; and 9, Grace Littlefield, Bel, 6:57.35.

Boys 500 free — 1, Fletcher Marriner, Bel, 5:30.25; 3, Brendan Moline, Bel, 6:06.20; 7, Elias Dodge, Bel, 7:31.88; and 8, Jimmy Crabiel, Bel, 7:38.83.

Girls 200 free relay — 3, Belfast (Madeline Coats, Tara O’Donovan, Sadie Wheeler, Kerrigan Smith), 1:56.04.

Boys 200 FR — 4, Belfast (Aiden Pike, Gary Moline, Luke Hamlin, Fletcher Marriner), 1:38.47; and 5, Mount View (Paul Nadeau, Sam Valleau, Trevor Wilson, Jack Valleau), 1:46.76.

Girls 100 backstroke — 5, Olivia Smith, Bel, 1:12.87; 6, Sofia Mott, CH, 1:13.92; 8, Reagan Seekins, Bel, 1:16.25; 10, Taylor Lemon, Bel, 1:21.04; and 14, Liana Gobin, Bel, 1:29.64.

Boys 100 back — 3, Lincoln Graf, Bel, 1:00.33; 5, Brian Rollerson, Bel, 1:10.91; 7, Sam Valleau, MtV, 1:13.89; and 8, David Crabiel, Bel, 1:15.67.

Girls 100 breaststroke — 3, Emily Grinnell, Med, 1:16.01; 7, Jasmine Cunningham, Bel, 1:21.83; 10, Jordan Kulbe, Bel, 1:28.69; 11, Ryleigh McFadden, Bel, 1:32.49; and 14, Annica Kelley, Bel, 1:35.79.

Boys 100 breast — 6, Joey McFadden, Bel, 1:13.86; 8, Logan McHaney, Bel, 1:26.70; and 9, Jimmy Crabiel, Bel, 1:27.71.

Girls 400 free relay — 2, Belfast (Sadie Wheeler, Olivia Smith, Kerrigan Smith, Kayla Payson), 4:04.79.

Boys 400 FR — 2, Belfast (Brendan Moline, Lincoln Graf, Luke Hamlin, Fletcher Marriner), 3:41.35.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championships
Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swimming championships on Feb. 8 at Bath Family YMCA. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Scene from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B high school swim championships on Feb. 8 at the Bath Family YMCA. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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