Quick Swims Pepper Final Evening of NCAP Invite

Photo Courtesy: Maddie Kyler

The final night of the NCAP Invitational featured quick swimming across the board as Anna Belousova, Phoebe BaconNoah NicholsCole Greenberg and others put a cap on the weekend. NCAP’s Will Cumberland, meanwhile, was the only double winner in the open division.

Cumberland picked up the win in the boys’ 200 back to open his night, touching in 1:46.20, and he later won the 200 IM in 1:48.14. Teammate Vince Regent won the boys’ 100 free in 43.92, and another NCAP swimmer, Lane Stone won the 1000 free. Stone touched in 9:00.69 to complete the 500, 1000 and 1650 for the weekend.

In the girls’1000 free, NCAP’s Isabella Rongione took the victory in 9:50.19, but the race itself was not so comfortable as he had teammate and training partner Chase Travis was on her heels on the way home. Travis finished in 9:52.31, a best time by five seconds and good for the win in the 13-14 event.

Suburban Seahawks’ Alex Sumner used an impressive second half to capture the win in the girls’ 200 back, finishing in 1:55.02. NCAP’s Bacon, again swimming up in the open division in a backstroke race, finished second in 1:55.53 after leading for the first 100 yards. Bacon also won the 13-14 200 IM in 2:01.80.

NCAP’s Belousova won her fourth race of the meet, touching first in the girls’ 200 IM in 1:58.71. Central Bucks’ Morgan Scott added the 100 free to her collection of victories, touching in 50.01 after previously winning the 200 free Friday night.

In the 13-14 division, Poseidon’s Noah Nichols won the boys’ 200 IM in 1:57.44 to add to his collection of wins after previously winning both breaststrokes and the 400 IM. NCAP’s Mason Young swam a quick 1:52.36 to win the boys’ 200 back and then swam in both other finals offered on the night.

Asphalt Green’s Isabel Gormley won the 13-14 girls’ 200 back in 1:59.87, and teammate Adell Sabovic took first in the 13-14 boys’ 100 free in 47.66. In that age group, NCAP’s Meghan Lynch  was victorious in the girls’ 100 free in 52.02.

Cole Greenberg of NCAP won his seventh race of the meet, dominating 11-12 boys’ 200 free title in the very last event of the meet in 1:48.78. Other 11-12 winners included NCAP’s Carly Sebring (1:01.03) and Asphalt Green’s Alexander MacLennon (59.22) in the 100 IM, NCAP’s Kate Hallmark (58.65) and Josh Wolfson (56.62) in the 100 fly and Suburban Seahawks’ Ashlley Kolessar in the 200 free (1:56.20).

Live results and on-demand race videos from the meet are available at our event landing page.

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    Fact Check

    Mason Young is from Arena Club Aquatics, not NCAP…

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