Haverhill Hillies Boys Swimming '14-'15

Shi leads Andover to fifth

Eric Shi placed second in the 100 breaststroke (58.26) and fourth in 200 IM (1:55.93) to help lead Andover to a fifth-place finish at the Division 1 Mass. boys state swim meet Sunday. Andover led all MVC schools with 144 points. Central Catholic came in seventh (133 points). Haverhill was 17th (41 points) and North Andover came in 25th (20 points). Central's Drew Carbone came in second in the 100 backstroke (50.73) and third in the 200 IM (1:55.47). He and Will Pannos, Griffin Anderson and Lucas Barnes also helped the Raiders' 200 medley relay to a third-place finish. Pannos was second in the 100 butterfly (51.23) as well. Andover's Adi Arifovic took third in the 200 freestyle (1:43.55) and third in the 500 freestyle (4:41.58). He also was on Andover's third place 400 freestyle relay with Shi, Max Blanch and Nathan Hamer.


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Boys Swimming, 02/22/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Gold for Amedeo, Shi

Juniors Matt Amedeo of Haverhill (500 freestyole), Eric Shi of Andover (100 breaststroke) and Joe Turk of North Andover and St. John's (200 IM, 100 backstroke) all were victorious Saturday at North Sectionals. Central's Andrew Carbone was second in two events and teammate Will Pannos earned the silver in the 100 butterfly.

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Boys Swimming, 02/08/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover takes silver

Chelmsford edged out Andover 345-337 at the MVC Swimming Championships. The only champions were all Central Catholic swimmers: Drew Carbone (200 IM), Steve Quinlan (diving), Will Pannos (100 butterfly) and 200 medley relay (Carbone, Pannos, Griffin Anderson, Lucas Bonds).

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Boys Swimming, 01/30/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover depth prevails


Haverhill's swim team won seven events but Andover's depth made the difference as the Warriors remained unbeaten with a 98-88 victory. Eric Shi won two individual events and was on the winning 200 freestyle relay for the Warriors while Matt Amedeo won two individual events and was on two winning relays for the Hillies.

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Boys Swimming, 01/26/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Revenge served

Demani Cartagena won the 100 freestyle with a career-best 23.83 and swam on the winning 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays as Haverhill avenged its only loss of the season, beating Central Catholic 97-89. Star swimmer-photographer Sean Driscoll was also a triple winner.

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Boys Swimming, 01/22/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars



Haverhill's boys swimming team defeated Chelmsford 102-81, marking the first time the Hillies had ever beaten the Lions according to former long time coach Carmen Letizia. Josh and Sean Driscoll and Demani Cartagena were all on the winning 200 medley relay and won two individual events each and Matt Amedeo was also on that relay and won the 500 freestyle.

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Boys Swimming, 01/14/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Hillies roll

Haverhill topped Pinkerton 92-78 behind three wins from Matt Amedeo and the versatility of Troy Sliney.

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Boys Swimming, 12/30/14 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars