A number of medaling performances and the customary depth expected from the Trenton swim team led to a Trojan victory at The News-Herald Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday in Allen Park.
The Trojans t tallied 10 top-two finishes, including three gold medals, to earn a meet-high 302 points. Defending N-H champion Roosevelt finished second with 242 followed by Riverview with 211. Trenton has now won four of the last five N-H Championships.
Carlson/Anderson Co-op finished fourth followed by host Allen Park, Woodhaven, Cabrini, Taylor Co-op and Lincoln Park.
Trenton’s David O’Donnell finished first in the 200 IM, took second in the backstroke and was a part of two winning Trojan relay teams.
He teamed with Cody Pratt, Michael VanPaepeghem and Nathan Clark to win gold in the 200 freestyle relay and with Thomas Wolsek, VanPaepeghem and Adam Friedman to take first in the 400 freestyle relay.
Second-place Trojan finishes included Wolsek in the 50-free and 100-free, Friedman in the 200 IM, Guglielmetti in the 500-free, Adam Mulka in the breaststroke and the team of Friedman, Wolsek, Mulka and Pratt in the medley relay.
Roosevelt’s Collin Olson was a double-winner in the 50-free and 100-free for the second-straight year and the Bears also got wins from Danny May in the breaststroke and the team of Olson, May, Tom Martin and Jesse Knowles in the medley relay.
Jaimie Williams, Garrid Blair and Michael Pugh went 2-3-4 in diving behind Cabrini’s Erik LaCroix, who finished first for the second-consecutive year.
Allen Park’s Sean Flanigan took first in the 500-free for the second year in a row and finished second in the 200-free while teammate Will Marosi won the backstroke and finished third in the butterfly.
Woodhaven’s David Erickson was a double-winner in the 200-free and the butterfly (second-straight).