Boardman Spartan Swimmers and Divers Light Up at 2017 McKinley Christmas Invitational

New School Record in the Boys 200 Free Relay

High school swim teams from across the state, including 2017 division one team champions St. Xavier (boys) and Mason (girls), converged on Canton for Saturday’s all day swimming and diving competition at C. T. Branin Natatorium. Even though there was no team scoring the Boardman Spartan swim teams had an outstanding day. The Spartan boys shattered the school record in the 200 freestyle relay. Senior Kyle Kimerer led off the record setting relay in the time in 22.00 followed by Sophomore Noah Basista who split a 21.43. The third leg was swum by Sophomore Matthew DunLany who split a 22.09. Senior Callen Aulizia anchored and split a sizzling 20.30. Their time of 1:25.82 broke the mark of 1:27.23 set in 2016 by Aaron DunLany, Ethan Schwendeman, Kimerer, and Aulizia. The boys in the relay also won two individual event titles, placed second in four events, had two third places, and a fourth place finish. In addition senior freestyle sprinter Callen Aulizia was voted as the “Male Swimmer of the Meet” by the coaches....   Read Full Post

Spartan Swimmers and Divers Move to 3-2!

Spartan Swimmers Break Five Records in Week Two and Take First Place in the Northeast Ohio 7 Team Relay Championships

The Spartan boys’ team collected one school record, one Northeast Ohio Relay Meet record, and three Massillon Jackson pool records in meets this past weekend. Senior Kyle Kimerer posted a time of 1:45.56 in the 200 freestyle breaking the Boardman school record time of 1:45.88 set in 2016 by Aaron DunLany. An hour later Kimerer broke a Massillon Jackson pool record in the 100 butterfly with his first place time of 51.94. At the end of the meet Kimerer teamed with Senior Callen Aulizia and sophomores Mathew DunLany and Noah Basista to take first in the 400 freestyle relay in a new Jackson pool record time of 3:18.53. Right before the 400 relay Basista took down the 100 breaststroke pool record placing first in the time of 1:00.88. Friday night’s dual meet at Massillon Jackson was won on both the sides by the Polar Bears by the boy’s score of 92 to 84 and the girl’s score of 113.5 to 72.50. After week two both Spartan teams are 3-2 in dual meet competition....   Read Full Post

Spartans are 3-1 After a Great Opening Weekend

Boardman Girls and Boys Swimmers Open the Season by Posting Three Wins and One Loss

After losing Friday night at North Canton Hoover, the Spartan swim teams bounced back Saturday by defeating Wooster, Canfield, and Warren Harding at a quadrangular meet at Youngstown State’s Beeghly Natatorium. The Hoover boys won by 105 to 80 and the girls by 103 to 75. At the quadrangular meet the scores were as follows: Girls Boardman 188, Wooster 172, Warren Harding 84, and Canfield 78. Boys Boardman 196, Canfield 156, Wooster 128, and Warren Harding 66.

Senior Kyle Kimerer and Sophomore Noah Basista were double individual winners at both competitions. Kimerer won both the 200 free (1:47.05, 1:47.29) and the 100 butterfly (51.94, 51.73) events. Basista won both the 200 individual medley (1:59.97, 2:01.35) and the 100 breaststroke ( 100.40, 1:01.43) events. On the girl’s side senior diver Megan Janak took a first place both Friday (182.10 pts) and Saturday 208.50 pts)....   Read Full Post