The Ithaca High School Girls Swimming and Diving program experienced its first loss in over two decades to the hands of STAC rival Horseheads High School. The Little Red performed admirably but the Horseheads team were able to answer each of Ithaca’s strengths with a slightly faster swimmer. full results Ithaca performed well under the pressure with a very young team that has a bright future.
In the loss Ithaca won 5 events. Elise Nishii-Kim won the 200 Freestyle event by over 6 seconds. Nishii-Kim also won the 500 freestyle and teammate Delia Ablard finished second in a dominating performance. Jordan Lu won a closely contested diving competition. Willa Royce-Roll touched first in the 100 butterfly and joined her teammates Lexi Moravek, Nishii-Kim and Chloe Giovannoni in winning the 200 Freestyle relay.
The Little Red look to the Owego Invite for their next competition. Divers will be competing this Friday at 6pm at Owego Free Academy. Swimmers will be competing at 10:00 am this Saturday.