Westlake finishes fifth in Division D
McMillian wins three events for Waves
While the Waves of Westlake settled for fifth in the Prince-Mont Swim League Division D championships at West Laurel Swim Club in Laurel on Saturday, several members of the squad ascended to the head of the class and should be headed for this Saturday’s Prince-Mont All-Star meet at West Arundel Swim Club in Laurel.
The Waves scored 179 points, 10 behind fourth-place West Laurel. Russett Sharks Swim Team of Prince George’s County won the title with 292 points.
Westlake’s Kerrigan McMillen, a rising sophomore at North Point High School, recorded three victories in the girls 13- to 14-year-old age group. McMillen, an All-County first-team selection last winter, captured the 50-meter butterfly (32.24 seconds), 50 backstroke (33.62) and
100 individual medley (1 minute 13.41 seconds).
Westlake’s Isabella Smith won the girls 11-12 50 butterfly (34.59, finishing 18 one-hundredths of a second ahead of Sophie Ellison of Prince George’s Pool), took third in the 50 free (32.13) and third in the 50 back (41.33).
Emily Decker posted victories for the Waves in the girls 15-18 50 fly (31.36), edging Montpelier’s Carolyn Sutton by just over three-quarters of a second, then later prevailed over Sutton again in the 50 breast (38.40) before finishing second to Montpelier’s Suzannah Mills in the 100 IM (1:14.69)
Westlake’s Tyra Agnew edged West Laurel’s Kayla Hendershot to capture the girls 13-14 50 free (30.63, 24 one-hundredths of a second ahead of West Laurel’s Kayla Hendershot) and finished third behind McMillen in the 50 back (35.96). Julia Pender captured the girls 8-U 25 back (24.92).
Westlake also performed well in the numerous relays on Saturday. The boys 18-and-Under 200 medley relay quartet of Christopher Dang, Ben Nordmann, Tyler Whitsett and Troy Burrows took third (2:03.64, just 42 one-hundredths of a second behind second-place Prince George’s Pool). The girls 18-U 200 medley relay group of Carla Arquero, Adriana Imes, Tyra Agnew and Elissa Decker finished second (2:20.14).
Whitsett finished second in the boys 15-18 50 fly (28.87) although he was credited with a faster clocking than winner Henry Buda of host West Laurel, but he later captured the 50 breast (32.63).
Arquero was second in the girls 15-18 100 free (1:04.31) and 50 back (33.47) then was third behind Mills and Decker in the 100 IM (1:16.06). Imes took second in the girls 13-14 50 breast (39.89).
Diego Farmer was third in the boys 11-12 50 free (34.44), Emma Truby finished third in the girls 1112 50 breaststroke (46.00) and Christian Decker took third in the boys 1314 100 IM (1:19.93).
Westlake’s quartet of Laila Umrani, Terrence Smith II, Matthew Wright and Pender finished sixth in the mixed 8-U 100 free relay (1:50.90). The grouping of Dylan Farmer, Diego Farmer, Noah Burriss and Troy Burrows took fifth in the boys 9-18 200 free relay (2:19.27). Cassie Huber, Smith, McMillen and Emily Decker placed fourth in the girls 9-18 200 free relay (2:16.13).