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Cheverus captures North Southwesterns title

PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:57 am
by Tom Nolette
Cheverus captures North Southwesterns title
The Stags end Cape Elizabeth's two-year reign as champion.

...For the first time in three years, Cheverus laid claim to the North Southwesterns swimming and diving championships Thursday night.

“We were really pumped,” Adams said. “It was just my job to finish it out strong.”

Nursing a three-point cushion entering the final heat of the final relay, Cheverus blew away the 400 free field by 13 seconds to clinch the meet at Richards Pool.

The Stags finished with 303 points. Two-time defending champion Cape Elizabeth, which won the 400 free B relay in dramatic fashion to set up a winner-take-all final heat, saw its A relay disqualified for leaving early and wound up second with 270. ... rns-title/