Ellsworth swim team sweeps Foxcroft in final road meet



ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth swim team posted a strong result in its final road meet of the season Friday with a sweep of Foxcroft at the Piscataquis Regional YMCA.

On the boys’ side, the Eagles won every individual and relay event to claim a 129-15 team win. The Ellsworth girls’ team topped Foxcroft 109-32, winning every individual and relay event with the exception of the 500-yard freestyle, in which the Eagles didn’t field a swimmer.

On Saturday, Ellsworth diver Elena Springer placed third in the Palmer Invitational at Husson University. Springer finished the meet with 276.8 points, an Ellsworth team record.

Ellsworth will be back at home at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 1, for Senior Night. The Eagles will host George Stevens Academy in their final meet before the PVC championships, which will be held Feb. 8 (boys) and Feb. 9 (girls) at the University of Maine.

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