Bishop sisters help Lady Saints to big win, close loss

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 13, 2003

Suffolk News-Herald

Tabb and host Norfolk Collegiate got a good look at the Bishop sisters of the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy swim team at Virginia Wesleyan College on Thursday, as senior Britney and eighth-grader Jade grabbed 10 individual of group titles in the Lady Saints’ 63-51 defeat of Collegiate and 48-47 loss to Tabb. Britney took home the 50- and 100-meter freestyle in both events, while Jade won the 100-meter backstroke in both. The pair teamed with Anna Cotton and Kelly Ruland to take the 200-medley relay in both events, and Ruland and Nikki Moore to win the 200-freestyle relay. Jade, Britney, Moore and Maggie Standing won the 400-freestyle relay in the Collegiate meet and finished second in the Tabb meet.

In other individual female action, Tess Smith won two 200-freestyle races, and Cotton won both 100-breastroke races and the 200-individual medley against Collegiate. Sarah D’Haem won the 500-freestyle against Collegiate.


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Both boys Saint swim teams lost their respective matches, although Joey DiRenzo won the 100-breastroke against Collegiate, and teamed with Joe Lewinski, Aaron Schaubach and Ryan Hanson to win the 200-medley relay in the same meet.

The Saints will play their first home meet of the season Tuesday at the Suffolk YMCA against visiting Cape Henry and Greenbrier Christian.