Guilmette shines at swim states


The Barrington boys swim team took home its second straight title at the Rhode Island Interscholastic League Swimming State Championships last weekend, edging out second-place Bishop Hendricken by just 12 points. It was the second year in a row that the Eagles and Hawks finished first and second, respectively.
The Barrington girls later won on the girls side, rolling to the championship by outsourcing second-place Prout by 55 points.
Here are some of the results from the day:


Johnston’s James Guilmette finished fourth in the breaststroke and seventh in the individual medley.
Cranston West’s relay team of Trenton Kierman, Joseph Lannitti, Logan D’Arezzo and Alexander Tremblay finished 10th in the 400 free.
Hendricken’s Nick Andrews placed first in the 200 freestyle and the 100 freestyle. Hendricken’s relay team of Damon Buchanon, Matt Walden, Ryan Kornacki and Nick Andrews won the 400 free relay.
The Hendricken relay team of Walden, Tim Andrews, Aidan Curry and Tristan Jordan took second in the 200 medley. Walden later finished second in the individual medley, while Tim Andrews placed second in the butterfly.
Jordan, Nick Andrews, Tim Andrews and Curry later combined to take second in the 200 free relay. Walden finished second in the backstroke.
Tim Andrews took third in the 50 free while Kornacki took third in the 500 free for the Hawks.
Jordan placed fourth in the 100 free for the Hawks, while Buchanon took fourth in the 500 free. Curry placed fifth in the breaststroke for Hendricken.
Buchanon finished sixth in the 200 free for Hendricken, while Kornacki took sixth in the individual medley. Jordan later finished sixth in the 50 free.
Alex Sulyma finished eighth in the 200 free and the backstroke for Hendricken, while teammate Ryan Viccio took eighth in the butterfly. Voccio also finished ninth in the 500 free.
Curry finished 10th in the 100 free for Hendricken.


Toll Gate’s Oce Lowe finished fifth in the 500 free and 10th in the individual medley.
Cranston West was led by Bianca Asencio, who finished 13th in the individual medley. Cranston East’s team of Ruby Houle, Madeline Baxter, Elaine Wu and Samaira Sierra took 11th in the foo free relay.


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