Bargo, Devine, Cascone excel for Steinert swim teams against Princeton

Felipe Bargo Steinert
Felipe Bargo takes a commanding lead in the 500 free.  Photo by Michael A. Sabo.  

By Rich Fisher
Dec. 11:
It was a tough day for the Steinert swim teams, but a good day for several individual Spartans.

The boys dropped a 95-75 decision to Princeton, but only trailed 60-50 entering the final four events. Princeton then took 21 of 30 points in the 200 free relay and 100 back to pull away.

Alan Sun swims the back stroke against Princeton.  Photo by Michael A. Sabo.

Felipe Bargo put forth a strong effort in defeat, winning the 200 free (1:55.05), 500 free (5:21.03) and swimming in the winning 400 freerelay with Scott Ackerson, Kyle Calamia and Christian Devine (3:37.83). Matt Hall took first in the 100 breast (1:05.60).Devine, Alan Sun, Andrew Norton and Devine all had second-place finishes.

Hannah Devine cruises to victory in the 200 IM.  Photo by Michael A. Sabo.

The girls dropped a 122-48 verdict to the Little Tigers but had two standouts in Hannah Devine and Jordyn Cascone. Devine won the 200 IM (2:26.86 and 100 breast (1:20.06) and Cascone won the 50 free (28.42) and 100 free (1:03.28).

About The Author

Rich Fisher has been around the Hamilton Township sports scene for so long that he actually got Rich Giallella’s autograph when Giallella was still a player! Proud product of Hamilton YMCA and Lou Gehrig baseball leagues and former teammate of Jim Maher on a very average Barton & Cooney rec basketball team, Fish graduated from Nottingham Junior High and Steinert High school and has covered township sports since 1980. His goal in life is to convince Maria Prato that Jersey tomatoes are at least 100 times better than California tomatoes.