Shelton swim fourth in division, 10th in SCC

The Shelton boys swim team placed 4th in the Southern Connecticut Conference Division II meet and was 10th in the SCC Open Championships.

“We had best times across the board at the end of the season and that was all I can ask for especially in this shortened season,” coach Tom Jurzynski said. “We were happy to have the fastest time in Division 2 in the 200-freestyle relay, as well as Jai Goel having the fastest Division 2 time in the 200-freestyle.”

Xavier (974) won the SCC team title followed by North Haven (880.5), Fairfield Prep (856), Cheshire (777) and Hamden (676).

Korey Barber, Carson Rhodes, Goel and Ben Van Tine placed fifth in the 200-freestyle relay.

Barber finished eighth in the 100-butterfly with a time of 53.84 and took eighth in the 100-backstroke in 55.82.

Barber, Goel, Ryan Ouloul and Carson Rhodes took ninth in the 400-freestyle relay in 3:33.89.

Ouloul, Brendan Smith, Ben Rhodes and Van Tine placed 10th in the 200-medley relay with a time of 1:56.34.

Goel took 12th in the 200-freestyle (1:52.27). Jack Parkes was 31st (2:15.88).

Carson Rhodes placed 12th in the 100-breaststroke in 1:05.64. Smith was 26th (1:14.54) and Ben Rhodes 33rd (1:20.95).

Carson Rhodes was 16th in the 200 IM in 23.87. Van Tine was 25th (25.01) and Ouloul 31st (25.52). Jason Kim was 35th (26.17).

Goal was 18th (59.63) in the butterfly and Ben Rhodes 29th (1:04.28).

Van Tine placed 23rd in the 100-freestyle with a time of 55.04. Kim was 29th (57.38) and Parkes 33rd (100.46).

Ouloul placed 25th (1:08.86) in the 100-backstroke. Jan Vincent Caccam was 35th (1:30.38).

Ireneusz Koziol took 30th in the 500-freestyle in 7:13.66.

“It was tough having to compete virtually this season, but the boys did a tremendous job,” Jurzynski said. “Myself and my assistant Jamey Allan were very pleased with the results at the end of the year.”

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