Girls Varsity Swimming · Girls Varsity Swimming falls to Owosso 120 – 56


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At the Owosso meet, the Holly girls had a strong individual stroke event day. In the 100 butterfly, Ella Althaver took first place while Brighton Layman and Julie Brantley placed fifth and sixth. Layman also went a personal best time, dropping seven seconds to go 1:27.33. Lauren Costigan placed first in the 100 backstroke and Nicole Prast placed fourth with Brantley rounded out the top six. The 100 breaststroke brought about an exciting race between Becca Costigan and Owosso’s Lily Espinoza. Costigan ended placing second, just behind Espinoza with just a tenth of a second separating them. Margaret Cylkowski and Eryn Bayer also swam well in breaststroke. There were several other races that produced personal best times for the Holly girls; Kristin Stark dropped 13 seconds in her 100 freestyle; Liberty Parry dropped over 20 seconds in her 100 freestyle; Layman swam the 500 for the first time and placed fourth. Overall, the meet brought about some exciting moments but even more motivation to keep working hard during practice.