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Archmere Academy earns split in pool with Tower Hill School: Photo gallery

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The Archmere boys defeated Tower Hill by two points. Dialog photo/Mike Lang

WILMINGTON — Archmere earned a split with Tower Hill when the teams met in the pool on Jan. 4 at the Walnut Street YMCA in Wilmington. The Auks took the boys’ match, but the Hillers’ girls got a measure of revenge for Tower Hill. The final score for the boys was 83-81, while the girls finished 97-71.

Tower Hill won seven of the 11 events in the boys’ meet, but the Auks compensated with their depth. Blake Erkenbrecher and James Brinsfield of the Hillers were double winners. Erkenbrecher won the 200-yard freestyle and the 500 free, while Brinsfield took first in the 200-individual medley and the 100 backstroke.

On the girls’ side, Tower captured seven events and had a pair of double winners. Annika Jorgensen won the 200 free and the 100 back, while Phoebe Gray was first in the 200 IM and the 500 free.

Archmere (2-2 boys, 3-1 girls) swim against Salesianum and Ursuline Jan. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at the Fraim Boyx Club.

Tower Hill (0-4 boys, 3-1 girls) will meet Wilmington Friends on Jan. 9 at 3:30 p.m. at the Hicks Anderson Community Center.

Results are from websites4sports.com. Photos by Mike Lang.

Boys

200 medley relay: Tower Hill, 1:48.46
200 freestyle: Blake Erkenbrecher, TH, 2:02.05
200 individual medley: James Brinsfield, TH, 2:04.09
50 freestyle: Logan Bustard, A, 23.63
100 butterfly: Quinn McCormick, A, 1:01.89
100 freestyle: Luca Anerino, A, 56.75
500 freestyle: Erkenbrecher, TH, 5:32.06
200 free relay: Tower Hill, 1:39.36
100 backstroke: Brinsfield, TH, 57.18
100 breaststroke: Declan McGrath, A, 1:09.09
400 free relay: Tower Hill, 4:00.33

Girls

200 medley relay: Archmere, 1:54.28
200 freestyle: Annika Jorgenson, TH, 2:03.00
200 individual medley: Phoebe Gray, TH, 2:27.25
50 freestyle: Elizabeth Maher, A, 25.82
100 butterfly: Charlotte Rasmussen, TH, 1:04.09
100 freestyle: Grace Gilbert, TH, 55.09
500 freestyle: Gray, TH, 5:56.28
200 free relay: Archmere, 149.03
100 backstroke: Jorgenson, 1:06.83
100 breaststroke: Kathryn Pyne, A, 1:11.90
400 free relay: Tower Hill, 4:00.1