Manchester Essex swimming and diving won their second meet in a row against Lynnfield 98-80. The Hornets Varsity team won 10 out of 12 events. State qualifiers in two events, Coleman Komishane and Captain James Phelan continue to be undefeated in the Cape Ann league in their events. Nate Rautio has won all but 1 event for the Hornets thus far. Elizabeth Athanas won the 100 breaststroke at a blazing speed to qualify for the State Championship. Will Finn and Zanny Lee both dropped significant time in their events along with Josh Dobson, Kevin Hiselman and Nathan Duda. Captain Erin Carlson continues to demonstrate her versatility swimming the 200 IM and 100 Fly placing 4 and 3rd respectively. Becka Hille and Amber Shaw continue to be powerhouse relay swimmers who score valuable points for the Hornets. Maddie Carvalho duked it out with Lynnfield in a tremendous show of grit. The JV won 48-13 with the Hornets JV going undefeated in every event. Santana Tosi, Anna Bonnacorso, Anna Arntsen, Annie Alfano, Sofia Puchniak and Emily Callahan had impressive performances in their individual events. Jazmine Dort’s versatility is key for the Hornets with Per Hostage and Paul DIfluri proving themselves as rock-solid butterfliers for the Hornets. Pheobe Mulry continues to score key points and Paige Swanson posts her best performances each and every meet. Will Cole and Dewey Komishane posted fast relay times and best times at this meet. The Hornets host Hamilton-Wenham on Monday January 12th at 7:20pm at CAPE ANN YMCA in Gloucester.