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Area swimmers named Foothills all-stars

December 7, 2012
By The Leader-Herald ( , The Leader Herald

Several Fonda-Johnstown and Gloversville-Mayfield swimmers were among those recently honored as Foothills Council girls swimming all-stars.

Fonda-Johnstown junior Erica Askew was named to the first team in the 100-yard freestyle and 100 breaststroke, while Gloversville-Mayfield senior Mary-Kate Poulin was named to the first team in the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke. Fonda-Johnstown senior Meghan Bartlett (1-meter diving) also was named to the first team.

The Fonda-Johnstown 200 medley relay team also was named to the first team. The relay team consisted of senior Hannah Palsgraf, eighth-grader Cecelia Mowrey, Bartlett and Askew.

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Fonda-Johnstown’s Hannah Palsgraf swims the butterfly during an Oct. 17 meet with Gloversville-Mayfield at Johnstown High School. Palgraf recently was named a first-team Foothills Council all-star in the 200 medley relay. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Bartlett also was named a second-team all-star in the 50 freestyle, while Palsgraf was a second-team all-star in the 200 individual medley. Mowrey earned second-team honors in the 500 freestyle.

The Fonda-Johnstown 200 freestyle relay team of Askew, Palsgraf, Bartlett and freshman Erica Wagner also earned second-team honors.

Lydia Knapp (200 individual medley), Bailey Harrison (50 freestyle), Mia Cote (100 butterfly) and Erin Murphy (500 freestyle) were named to the first team for Glens Falls. All four also were part of the Glens Falls 200 and 400 freestyle relay team, which also were named to the first team.

Harrison (100 freestyle), Cote (200 freestyle) and Knapp (100 backstroke) also earned second-team honors, while Murphy (200 freestyle) earned honorable-mention status.

Also named second-team all-stars were Queensbury's Taylor Frederick (1-meter diving), Scotia-Glenville's Kylie George (100 breaststroke) and Elliana Cunningham (100 butterfly).

Queensbury also had its 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relays named to the second team.

The Spartans occupied eight of the 12 spots on the honorable-mention team.

Emma Wuerdeman (200 individual medley, 100 butterfly), Amy Zuccaro (100 freestyle, 100 backstroke), Alivia Turck (50 freestyle), Casey Moore (1-meter diving) and Hannah Keenan (500 freestyle) earned honorable-mention status for Queensbury. The Spartans' 200 freestyle relay team also was named honorable mention.

Gloversville-Mayfield eighth-grader Kylie Cotugno (100 breaststroke) also was named honorable mention. Cotugno also was part of the 200 medley relay team that earned honorable-mention status. Carolyn Peck, Alex Blanchard and Desiree Ives also were part of the team.

The 400 freestyle relay team of Poulin, Peck, Sam Stewart and Sara Curtis also was named honorable mention for Gloversville-Mayfield.

2012 Foothills Council Girls Swimming All-Stars

First Team

200 Medley Relay: Fonda-Johnstown (Hannah Palsgraf, Erica Askew, Cecelia Mowrey, Meghan Bartlett), 1:59.21.

200 Freestyle: Mary-Kate Poulin (Gloversville-Mayfield), 2:01.43.

200 Indvidual Medley: Lydia Knapp (Glens Falls), 2:15.90.

50 Freestyle: Bailey Harrison (Glens Falls), 25.67.

Diving: Meghan Bartlett (Fonda-Johnstown), 487.30.

100 Butterfly: Mia Cote (Glens Falls), 59.24.

100 Freestyle: Erica Askew (Fonda-Johnstown), 56.06.

500 Freestyle: Erin Murphy (Glens Falls), 5:40.25.

200 Freestyle Relay: Glens Falls (Mia Cote, Bailey Harrison, Erin Murphy, Lydia Knapp), 1:44.52.

100 Backstroke: Mary-Kate Poulin (Gloversville-Mayfield), 1:02.35.

100 Breaststroke: Erica Askew (Fonda-Johnstown), 1:08.14.

400 Freestyle Relay: Glens Falls (Bailey Harrison, Erin Murphy, Lydia Knapp, Mia Cote), 3:47.77.

Second Team

200 Medley Relay: Queensbury (Amy Zuccaro, Grace Belisle, Elliana Cunningham, Mackenzie Cross), 2:02.28.

200 Freestyle: Mia Cote (Glens Falls), 1:01.63.

200 Individual Medley: Hannah Palsgraf (Fonda-Johnstown), 2:26.28.

50 Freestyle: Meghan Bartlett (Fonda-Johnstown), 26.26.

Diving: Taylor Frederick (Queensbury), 328.50.

100 Butterfly: Elliana Cunningham (Queensbury), 1:04.04.

100 Freestyle: Bailey Harrison (Glens Falls), 56.23.

500 Freestyle: Cecelia Mowrey (Fonda-Johnstown), 5:43.66.

200 Freestyle Relay: Fonda-Johnstown (Erica Askew, Hannah Palsgraf, Erica Wagner, Meghan Bartlett), 1:47.20.

100 Backstroke: Lydia Knapp (Glens Falls), 1:02.42.

100 Breaststroke: Kylie George (Scotia-Glenville), 1:12.67.

400 Freestyle Relay: Queensbury (Emma Wuerdeman, Alivia Turck, Meghan Welcyng, Amy Zuccaro), 3:57.99.

Honorable Mention

200 Medley Relay: Gloversville-Mayfield (Desiree Ives, Kylie Cotugno, Carolyn Peck, Alex Blanchard), 2:02.87.

200 Freestyle: Erin Murphy (Glens Falls), 2:06.20.

200 Individual Medley: Emma Wuerdeman (Queensbury), 2:27.42.

50 Freestyle: Alivia Turck (Queensbury), 26.61.

Diving: Casey Moore (Queensbury), 298.35.

100 Butterfly: Emma Wuerdeman (Queensbury), 1:06.38.

100 Freestyle: Amy Zuccaro (Queensbury), 57.86.

500 Freestyle: Hannah Keenan (Queensbury), 5:43.81.

200 Freestyle Relay: Queensbury (Meghan Welcyng, Alivia Turck, Mackenzie Cross, Emma Wuerdeman), 1:48.19.

100 Backstroke: Amy Zuccaro (Queensbury), 1:04.30.

100 Breaststroke: Kylie Cotugno (Gloversville-Mayfield), 1:16.10.

400 Freestyle Relay: Gloversville-Mayfield (Mary-Kate Poulin, Carolyn Peck), Sam Stewart, Sara Curtis), 4:02.02.



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