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Sonoma swims past St. Vincent’s

Senior Maria Hawing starts Sonoma’s winning 200-yard medley relay team off with a strong backstroke leg during the Lady Dragons’ SCL victory over St. Vincent’s last Thursday in the Sonoma Aquatic Center pool. Steven Serafini/Index-Tribune

Senior Maria Hawing starts Sonoma’s winning 200-yard medley relay team off with a strong backstroke leg during the Lady Dragons’ SCL victory over St. Vincent’s last Thursday in the Sonoma Aquatic Center pool. Steven Serafini/Index-Tribune

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Both the Sonoma Valley High School varsity boys and girls’ swim teams turned in dominant performances in last Thursday’s Sonoma County League dual-meet at the Sonoma Aquatic Center pool, which led to convincing victories over St. Vincent of Petaluma.

Sonoma’s girls routed the visiting Mustangs 115-29, led by the triumphant 200-yard medley relay team of seniors Maria Hawing and Gina Peil, junior Amanda Gillion and freshman Cameron Taggesell in 2 minutes, 22 seconds; the winning 200 freestyle relay team of Hawing and sophomores Natalie Baker, Annie Greenslade and Brianna Lehane in 2:09.48; and the victorious 400 free relay team of Gillion, Peil, Lehane and Taggesel in 4:50.96.

The Lady Dragons were also led by Gillion’s 200 individual medley (IM) and 100 backstroke first-place finishes in 2:44.37 and 1:21.73, respectively; Peil’s 50 free first place in 30.30 and 100 butterfly second in 1:43.36; Taggesell’s 500 free first in 7:36.63 and 200 free second in 2:49.32; Baker’s 100 fly first in 1:34.53 and 100 breast-stroke second in 1:37.35; Hawing’s 100 free first in 1:14.65 and 200 free third in 2:48.25; Lehane’s 200 free first in 2:46.36 and 100 fly third in 2:01.54; Greenslade’s 200 IM and 100 back seconds in 3:23.67 and 1:37.38, respectively; frosh Brenda Ramos’ 50 free second in 32.20; and frosh Jasmine Johnstone’s 100 free third in 1:29.03.

Sonoma’s boy swimmers upended St. Vincent’s 97-45, led by the winning 200 free relay team of juniors Andre Alcantar and Rick Taggesell, and sophomores Cian Lacy and Max Sheppard in 1:49.11; Lacy’s 200 free first in 2:20.0 and 100 fly second in 1:16.71; Lewis’ 100 breast first place in 1:16.89 and 200 free second in 2:28.31; junior Adam Curry’s 50 free first in 26.86 and 500 free second in 6:19.12; Alcantar’s 100 free first in 1:07.16 and 200 free third in 2:36.41; Taggesell’s 200 IM and 100 breast seconds in 2:25.67 and 1:18.86, respectively; Sheppard’s 100 back second in 1:20.01 and 100 fly third in 1:23.33; frosh Jackson Mighell’s 100 free second in 1:08.10 and 100 back third in 1:27.60; frosh Brandon Barmore’s 200 IM and 100 free thirds in 2:56.98 and 1:13.44, respectively; sophomore Joey Dukes’ 50 third in 32.53; and sophomore Jacob Paine’s 500 free third in 7:21.08.