Gilford relay teams turn up the heat

The Gilford High School swim team competed in Concord on Friday dropping times for personal bests and top placements.
The girls' Medley Relay got their best time in over 3 years with a 2:17.48. Katie Gingrich swam the backstroke, Autumn Bos
breaststroke, Rebecca Cook butterfly, and Kaitlyn Egbert freestyle. The same relay team, again best time in over 3 years, completed the 200 free relay in 2:02.29. The boys' Medley Relay team had their best time this year with Joseph Bonnell swimming the backstroke, Warren Thompson breast stroke, Owen Sanborn butterfly and Ayden Ernst freestyle.
Rebecca Cook lead the team with a first place in the 200 individual medley at a 2:19.17, second place in the 100 butterfly 1:04.52. Joseph Bonnell, a freshman, came in 3rd in the 200 individual medley for the boys. Katie Gingrich swam into 3rd place in the 100 back and 4th in the 50 free with a time of 28.94. Autumn Bos placed 4th in the 100 fly dropping 5 seconds off her best time. Lisa Osborne, this being only her second year swimming, swam her best time in the 50 free with a 33.25. Kaitlyn Egbert finished 4th for the 200 free, 7th 100 breaststroke. Some of the boys were dropping times just since last week's meet; Ayden Ernst 2 seconds off his 50 free, Owen Sanborn placed 6th in the 100 free with a 1:01.96 a personal best for him as well as a personal best in the 50 free. Brendan Carkin dropped 4 seconds off his 50 free from last week and 6 seconds off his 100 back. Chrissy Leach placed 11th and 8th in the 100 free and 100 breast respectfully. Warren Thompson placed 5th for his 100 free and 4th in the 100 breast. Kyle Davies a freshman swam the 100 free and placed 7th in the 100 back. Sally Tinkham swam her best time in the 100 free. Sally will be traveling to India next week on a mission trip which the team wishes her well on.
The team's next meet is January 26 the Bobcat Invitational at UNH.