State Results

Junior Callen Aulizia Takes 3 rd Place in the 50 Yard Freestyle and 7th in the 100 Freestyle at Ohio State Division I Swim Championships

7th Place 400 Freestyle Relay Breaks School Record Pushing the

Spartan Boy’s Team to a 10th Place Finish Overall

Two time state qualifier Callen Aulizia dropped 4 tenths of a second placing him third in the 50 freestyle at the Ohio Division I Swimming Championships in Canton. His time of 20.61 was only 16 one-hundreths of a second behind North Canton Hoover’s Nathaniel Mullens who clocked a winning time of 20.45. Aulizia’s time also tied the Boardman High School record set in 2003 by three time state champion Tyler O’Halloran and automatically qualified him as an All-American in the 50 freestyle. Callen swam a time of 46.03 in the finals of the 100 freestyle which moved him from 8 th to 7 th place. He was joined by teammates Junior Kyle Kimerer, Freshman Matthew DunLany, and Freshman Noah Basista in the school record breaking 400 freestyle relay. The Spartans placed 8th in the finals with the time of 3:10.01. Earlier in the evening the same four boys placed 9 th in 200 medley relay with a time of 1:35.94. That time was the second fastest medley relay time in the 32 year history of Boardman High School swimming. All four boys earned “2017 All-Ohio Swim Team” honors for finishing in the top 16 in the state. Overall the Spartan Boy’s Swim Team placed 10 th in the state with 68 points. The point total and the 10th place finish was the highest ever for a Spartan team. Coach Terry O’Halloran had this to say about the team’s performance. “Our four underclassmen did a terrific job under a lot of pressure this past weekend. They were mentally focused for their races. They went their fastest times when it counted. They worked hard throughout the year in and out of the pool....   Read Full Post

Spartans Swimmers on the Road to Canton State Meet for the 18th Consecutive Year

Two Relays and Five Individual Events Qualify For the 2017 Ohio State Division I 

Swimming and Diving Championships

Three School and Four Freshman Records Broken at the Northeast Ohio District Championships in Cleveland. The Boardman Spartan boys posted some very fast times at Cleveland State University’s Robert F. Busbey Natatorium this past Saturday. Juniors Kyle Kimerer and Callen Aulizia were joined by freshmen Noah Basista and Matthew DunLany as the Spartan qualifiers. The four boys started the meet by finishing in second place in the 200 medley relay with a jaw dropping school record time of 1:35.07. The boys had broken the record earlier in the season with the time of 1:36.64....   Read Full Post

Spartans Qualify in a School Record 36 Events for the Northeast District High School Swimming and Diving Championships

Boys Break Three Sectional Records while Placing 1 st in Five Events

The Boardman Spartan Swim and Dive Teams qualified a record number of athletes to compete in the 2017 Northeast District Division I High School Swimming and Diving Championships in Cleveland. Seventeen swimmers and five divers will represent the Spartans at the Robert F. Busbey Natatorium on the campus of Cleveland State University. The divers will compete on Thursday and the swimmers will compete on Saturday at noon with the goal of qualifying to the state meet the following weekend in Canton. In the swimming events the top two place finishers from each of the four district meets will automatically qualify for the state meet. The additional 16 qualifiers for each event will be selected by the times swam at the district meets across the state. The divers will qualify 6 to the state meet from each district....   Read Full Post

2017 Sectional, District, and State Meet Information

Sectional Schedule: Boardman will depart from BHS Saturday, February 11, at 5:45am. Wewill arrive at CT Branin by 7:15am. Warm-ups begin at 7:30am and conclude at 8:55am. The meet starts at 9:00am. The meet will conclude around 2pm. All swimmers are required to return home on the bus. All swimmers are required to eat before you come and pack a sack lunch including a drink. We will provide Gatorade, bottled water, and energy bars. The Swim Booster Club will feed the team on the way home. Meet Procedures: Only swimmers entered in the meet will permitted on the pool deck. Swimmers are not permitted to enter the stands during the meet. No glass containers or loud speakers are permitted on deck. Swimmers are not permitted to shave down in the natatorium or locker rooms. Relay swimmers must tell the timers in your lane the name of your team and the order of the swimmers in the relay. Swimmers must report to the starting blocks in the right heat and lane for your event. If you miss your event you are disqualified for the event and the rest of the meet. Officials can disqualify a swimmer or relay for un-sportsman like conduct. If that happens, OHSAA rules require the swimmer involved be disqualified from the tournament and sit out the first 2 meets next season. Parents’ Information: Doors for spectators will open at 7:30am. Admission fees for adults are $6 and $4 for students. Absolutely no flash photography is permitted during the starts of the races....   Read Full Post