Sophomore Callen Aulizia Leads Boardman Boys at Ohio Division I State Swimming and Diving Championships

Spartans Snap 10 Year Old School Record in the 200 Freestyle Relay

IMG_6211Callen Aulizia is now one of top two fastest sophomore sprinters in Ohio. Aulizia placed 6th in the 50 freestyle with a time of 21.11. His times of 21.06 in the 50 free and the 46.49 in the 100 free the week before at the district meet ranks him as the second fastest sprinter in school history. His 100 free time of 47.10 placed 14th at this year’s state meet. Senior Aaron DunLany placed 23rd in the 500 freestyle in the time of 4:50.16. DunLany now hold school records in both the 200 and 500 freestyle events. Aulizia anchored the record setting 200 freestyle relay with teammates DuIMG_6216nLany and Senior Ethan Schwendeman, and Sophomore Kyle Kimerer. The Spartans placed 10th overall in the 200 relay at the championship meet. Their time of 1:27.23 broke the old mark of 1:27.40 set in 2007 by Mike Barringer, Kenny Drombosky, Brian Worhatch, and Conner O’Halloran.  The same four swimmers placed 14th in the 400 free relay in the time of 3:13.07 narrowly missing the school record time of 3:13.06 they set the previous week at the district meet in Cleveland.

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Spartan Swimmers State Bound for 17th Consecutive Year

Four School Records Broken at 2016 Northeast District Championships

IMG_6163SIMG_6168ophomore Callen Aulizia Sophomore Callen Aulizia will be swimming in four events at the 2016 Division I Ohio State Swimming and Diving Championships in Canton on Friday and Saturday this weekend.  Aulizia was an automatic qualifier in the 100 freestyle by finishing in second place with a time of 46.49.  The time was the second fastest in school history.  He also posted a state qualifying time of 21.54 while placing 8th in the 50 freestyle.

IMG_6154IMG_6156Senior Aaron DunLany broke two individual Spartan records in the 200 freestyle (1:45.88) and the 500 freestyle (4:43.64) while qualifying for states in the 500 third place swim. The other individual Boardman school record was broken by senior Corie Kuras in the 50 freestyle.IMG_6174
Kuras’s time of 24.57 broke the mark of 24.62 held by Ashley Aldan. Aulizia and DunLany teamed with senior Ethan Schwendeman and sophomore Kyle Kimerer to shatter the school record in the 400 free relay. They knocked 3.5 seconds off the record they broke the week before at the sectional qualifier. Their new time 3:13.06 qualified the relay for the state meet. The same four Spartan swimmers just missed a school record time in qualifying the 200 free relay to the state meet. They finished third in the time of 1:27.52. The current school record in the 200 free relay stands at 1:27.40. Kimerer scored points for the Spartans in both the 200 freestyle and the 100 butterfly. He placed 9th in the 200 free in a career best time of 1:47.03 and 12th place in the 100 butterfly in the time of 54.23.

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