Ridgefield on three-meet win streak

Girls swimming action between Ridgefield and Greenwich in Ridgefield, Conn., on Wednesday Sept. 18, 2019.

Girls swimming action between Ridgefield and Greenwich in Ridgefield, Conn., on Wednesday Sept. 18, 2019.

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Since losing its season opener to Greenwich, the Ridgefield girls swim team has put together a three-meet winning streak.

Two days after falling to Greenwich, the Tigers beat Danbury, 99-62, on Sept. 20 at the Barlow Mountain pool.

After opening a 64-29 lead, the Tigers swam exhibition (no points) in three of the final six events.

Giles was a double winner, finishing first in the 200 freestyle (2:15.46) and the 500 freestyle (4:50.05).

Adding individual victories were Tiffany Yin in the 200 IM (2:48.92), Katherine Thomas in the 50 freestyle (33.45), Ada Tullis in the 100 butterfly (1:22.17), Molly Crist in the 100 freestyle (1:12.15), and Sabrina Porter in the 100 backstroke (1:19.21).

Riley Riebling, Emma Coakley, Hannah Seward, and Crist were first in the 200 medley relay (2:16.14), and Isobel Kennerley, Maggie Rush, Ella Kagan, and Giles triumphed in the 200 freestyle relay (3:28.20).

Following a road win over Norwalk/McMahon last Wednesday, Ridgefield topped the Westhill/Stamford combined team by a score of 94-87 last Friday at Barlow Mountain.

The Tigers led 94-62 before swimming exhibition in the final two races.

Giles and Seward each won two individual events. Giles prevailed in the 200 freestyle (2:14.97) and the 500 freestyle (4:45.45), and Seward touched first in the 50 freestyle (28.75) and the 100 butterfly (1:08.44).

Also finishing first for Ridgefield were Miranda Bonitatebus in the 200 IM (2:34.71), Juliette Castagna in the 100 freestyle (1:04.68), and Riebling in the 100 backstroke (1:12.50).

Riebling, Bonitatebus, Seward, and Castagna won the 200 medley relay (2:11.53), and Seward, Emma Levine, Castagna, and Giles triumphed in the 200 freestyle relay (2:00.16).