Boys finish in top half of Sectionals

Written by Paige Riddle
 | Monday, 14 February 2011 21:32

The Duxbury boys’ swim team finished 15th out of 34 teams at MIAA Central and South Sectionals over the  weekend at MIT.  Co-captains and brothers Barry and Arthur Su, along with Ian Wilson and Mike Connelly started the meet off with an eighth- place finish in the 200-yard medley relay(1:46:65.)  Next up, sophomore Mike Connelly posted a time of 1:54:51 for 14th place in the 200-yard freestyle followed by Steve Tonasczuck with a time of 1:56:76.

Wilson finished in the top twenty with a time of 2:10:69 in the 200-yard IM.  Barry Su cruised to  a  58:39 for a 13th-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly.  In the 100-yard freestyle, Arthur Su touched the wall at 52:16.
The 500-yard freestyle had Tonaszuck and Connelly competing against each other. Tonaszuck came in 15th with a time of 5:11:66 and Connelly was close behind with a time of 5:15:43.  Swimming for Duxbury in the 200-yard freestyle relay was Tonaszuck, Matt Griffin, Barry Su, and Mason Crane.
In the highest individual finish of the meet for Duxbury, Wilson placed seventh in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 58:77. Arthur Su finished 16th in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06:81), followed by brother Barry Su with a time of 1:09:04.
Duxbury boys ended the meet on a high note with a fifth-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay.  Connelly, Wilson, Tonaszuck, and Arthur Su touched the wall with a time of 3:27:52. 
The boys will be at Harvard this weekend for the MIAA State Championships.