Johnstone

Rhys Johnstone

PROVIDENCE — Rhys Johnstone won two individual events, Brandon Larossa won one and both contributed to a winning relay team to lead Westerly High over Moses Brown, 54-41, in a Rossi Division boys swimming meet Friday at Rhode Island College.

Johnston was first in the 50 freestyle, in 22.83, and 100 backstroke (54.14) for the Bulldogs (4-0, 4-0 Rossi Division), and Larossa won the 100 butterfly (1:03.62). They combined with Spencer Bernat and North Infante to take first in the 200 free relay (1:41.72).

Madigan Hiltz and Jensen Lund were also first-place finishers Westerly — Hiltz in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.65) and Lund in the 100 free (59.52).

Second-place finishers were Infante (200 individual medley, 2:20.74; 500 free, 5:52.68); Hiltz (200 free, 1:57.97); and Bernat (50 free, 24.57).

Finishing third were Lund (100 back, 1:12.49); Ryan Imhof (100 fly, 1:06.61; 500 free, 6:01.72); Brayden Champlin (200 IM, 2:33.92); and Derek Pena (100 breaststroke, 1:32.97).

The Bulldogs had six relay teams finish in the top three positions, including the winning 200 freestyle group.

Finishing second were the 200 medley team (Johnstone, Larossa, Hiltz, Bernat), the time was unavailable; the 400 free team (Bernat, Larossa, Infante, Hiltz), in 3:43.09; and the 200 free team (Imhof, Michael Esposito, Champlin, Lund), the time was unavailable.

Placing third were the 200 medley team (Champlin, Lund, Imhof, Esposito), the time was unavailable; and the 400 free team (Gregory Hopkins, Esposito, Nathaniel Ober, Champlin), in 4:40.12.

Moses Brown fell to 0-3 overall and in the Rossi Division.

Westerly next swims at Portsmouth on Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

— Ken Sorensen

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