Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

Norsemen net victory

by Bob St. John

October 04, 2012

The Grosse Pointe North girls’ swimming and diving team defeated Sterling Heights Henry Ford II 111-65 last week.Emma Mathews was a double winner for North, taking both the 50- and 100-yard freestyleSingle winners for North were Emily Griffith in the diving, Olivia Asimakis in the 100-yard backstroke and Katelyn Kohler in the 100-yard breastroke.In a closely contested race in the 100-yard butterfly, Asimakis finisheded in second place with a Division 2 state championship qualifying time.Head coach Mike O’Connor said season-best performances were recorded in the 50-yard freestyle by Mathews , Kohler, Julia Ellis, Stephanie Shea, Jillian Fenner, Susan Hartzell and Gabrielle Shimko; 100-yard freestyle by Shea, Allison Fly, Hannah Atherton, Caroline Tripp, Grace Addy Hartzell; 200-yard freestyle by Fly; 500-yard freestyle by Juliette Tripp and Ann Marie Nicholson; 100-yard backstroke by Grace Addy; 100-yard breastroke by Kohler and Brooke Ford; 100-yard butterfly by Asimakis and Mary Emerick; and 200-yard individual medley by Laura Dobbs and Ford.North is now 3-3 overall and remains 0-2 in the Macomb Area Conference Red Division.