Newton/Lenape Valley girls relay team shines


Winning relay team, from left; Andrea Carlson, Alexa Petrie, Phoebe Pope and Michelle Wolters.

NEWTON — The Newton/Lenape Valley Girls Swimming Team's 200 Free Relay Team won first place at the Sussex County Championships held at Kittatinny Regional High School on February 3, 2018. The team of Andrea Carlson, Alexa Petrie, Phoebe Pope and Michelle Wolters also broke school records at Newton High School and Lenape Valley Regional High School that had been held since 2000-2001 and 2004-2005 respectively. The girls also qualified for the Meet of Champions that will be held March 3-4, 2018 at Gloucester Tech. The girls are coached by Head Coach Jess Jacobellis and Assistant Coaches Erica Miller and Chris Frangipane.