Swimming

High school girls swimming: Jacobs co-op repeats as FVC Invite champs

The Jacobs co-op girls swimming team won its second Fox Valley Conference Invitational title in as many years, and McHenry's Payton Lange broke two meet records to earn Most Valuable Swimmer on Saturday at Woodstock North High School.

Jacobs co-op finished first with 265 points, McHenry was runner-up with 239 points, and Woodstock co-op (180) was third.

Lange set records in the 200-meter freestyle (1:53.18) and 500 free (5:04.37). She also anchored the Warriors' winning 400 free relay (3:36.68), along with Caileigh McCafferty, Megan Frost and Melisa Nava. The same four took first in the 200 free relay (1:39.42).

Frost finished first in the 50 free (24.94) and 100 free (54.06). McCafferty was first in the 200 IM (2:11.54).

Jacobs co-op's Makaylin Monasterio, Julia Koltuniuk, Megan Herrera and Alex Peterson teamed up to win the 200 medley relay (1:53.37), and Monasterio placed first in the 100 backstroke (1:00.23).

Crystal Lake co-op's Jamie Gindorf won the the 100 butterfly (1:00.29) and Woodstock co-op's Lucia Alcazar (1:10.08) was first in the 100 breaststroke.

Jacobs' Kate Trembly and Huntley's Ella Young were named co-Newcomers of the Year. Trembly was runner-up in the 100 backstroke and third in the 50 free. Young was third in the 100 backstroke and third in the 200 IM.

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