Guilderville girls swimming

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Guilderland-Voorheesville girls swim team hosted Ballston Spa at Clayton A. Bouton High School. Guilderville pulled away late to beat the Scotties, 104 to 82.

On the weekend of Nov. 19 and 20, Guilderville’s Brooke Sommo competed in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Girls’ swimming and diving championships at Ithaca College in Ithaca.

The Section 2 girls swimming sectionals took place at the Aquatic Center at Shenendehowa High School for a three-day event. Guilderland-Voorheesville finished seventh with 105 points in Division 1 and Berne-Knox-Westerlo/Duanesburg won its first ever sectional title with 343 points.

On Thursday, Sept. 30, the Guilderland-Voorheesville girls team swam against Bethlehem at home. The talented Bethlehem swimmers led from start to finish to beat young Guilderville 110.5-to-75.5. The Geese are led by new head coach and former Guilderville alum Sarah Webber.

On Friday and Saturday, the Guilderville girls swimming team, made up of Guilderland-Voorheesville students, swam at Shenendehowa High School for the Suburban Council Championships. The team finished 5th overall with 216 points.

Last Thursday the Guilderland-Voorheesville girls swim team had a virtual swim meet against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake. The geese fell 99-to-84.

Guilderland-Voorheesville girls swim team under the helm of Jenna Hyary have started the shorten season 4-0 with all their meets virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guilderville won both meets, 118-47 against Troy-Averill Park, and 102-81 against Schenectady-Colonie.

Among the state’s top 500, swimmers from Guilderville, made up of Guilderland and Voorheesville students, and Helderberg Valley, made up of Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Duanesburg students, put their talents against the best swimmers from all over New York this weekend at Ithaca College.

Girls on the Guilderland-Voorheesville swim team, who call themselves the Geese, traveled to Shaker to take on the Blue Bison last Friday afternoon. Shaker doesn’t have a diving board but the girls were still up to the task to beat the Blue Bison, 86 to 79.

The Guilderville and Duanesburg-BKW swim teams showed off their skills during last weekend's Division 1 and Division 2 sectional championship at Shenendehowa High School in efforts to win sectional titles and qualify for state competition.


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