Winning 11 of 12 events, Brunswick School kept its perfect swim season going, posting a 97-75 win over host Hotchkiss School in a NEPSAC meet held on Saturday.
In the 200-yard medley relay, Lucas Hodgson, Alex Hazlett, Marcus Hodgson and Patrick Mullen combined to win the event for Brunswick in 1:35.58. Gavin Molloy gave the Bruins a first-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.79. Michael O’Malley was second, while Brunswick teammate Luke Apostolides placed fourth in the event.
The 200-yard individual medley saw Max Meissner touch the wall first in 1:57.48, followed by Gavin West for the Bruins. Mullen finished third in the 200 IM.
Marcus Hodgson gave the Bruins a first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle (21.37) and teammate Alex Hazlett. In the diving event, Wells Faulstich took top honors for Brunswick. Charlie Sfreddo was the runner-up for Brunswick.
Meissner won the 100 butterfly with a time of 54.72 seconds Jake Charney placed third. Marcus Hodgson finished first in 48.03, followed by West. Lucas Hodgson was the 500-yard freestyle winner, clocking in at 4:44.41. Luke Apostolides placed third in the 500 freestyle.
Molloy, O’Malley, West and Mullen registered a winning time of 1:31.15. Lucas Hodgson posted the top time in the meet in the 100 backstroke (54.02) and JP Ohl placed second.
In the 100 breaststroke, Alex Hazlett took first in 1:00.98. The 400 freestyle relay squad of Marcus Hodgson, Lucas Hodgson, Alex Hazlett and Michael O’Malley clocked in at 3:18.57.
A huge second period ignited Brunswick to an 8-2 rout of The Hill School on Saturday in Pennsylvania.
Ranked eighth in the USHR.com weekly poll, the Bruins improved their record to 14-4-2.
Eight different players registered goals for the Bruins. After Michael Rockovich gave Hill a 1-0 lead 2:25 into the first period, it was all Bruins. Henry Foster’s eighth goal of the season at the 4:26 mark of the first period tied the score at 1-1 for the Bruins.
In the second period, Brunswick notched five unanswered goals to open a 6-1 advantage. Michael Salandra scored his eighth goal of the season to give the Bruins the lead for good at 2-1. Matthew McGroarty and Andon Cerbone each assisted on the goal, which came 5:24 into the second period.
Jakub Teply’s team-leading 15th goal of the season extended Brunswick’s edge to 3-1 at the 6:16 mark of the second period. James Shannon and Connor Welsh helped set up Teply’s tally.
Gary Claps, Cerbone and Shannon also scored during the second period for the victors. Teply, Erik Anderson, Henry Dale and Connor Sullivan each had an assist in the pivotal period.
McGroarty’s 10th tally of the season 7:35 into the third period made it 7-1. Will Forrest also tallied in the final period for the Bruins. Alexander Rohlf made 18 saves in goal for the Bruins.
Brunswick hosts Pope Francis on Wednesday in a non-conference game.