Girl’s Quad Meet: Wooster 190, Boardman 179, Canfield 92, Warren Harding 75
Saturday afternoon, the Spartan Swimmers and Divers opened their season with a Quadrangular Meet competing against Wooster, Canfield, and Warren Harding at Youngstown State’s Beeghly Natatorium. “Our kids were ready to race. They have been training in the water since late October and have been conditioning in the mornings before school since September. We are stronger andfaster at this time than last year, but the Wooster girls swam a solid meet. This gives us additional motivation for the NEAC Championships in January,” stated Coach Carlo Cordon.
Mikel Flatley (Sr.) was a double event winner in the 200IM (2:20.07) and the 100 fly (1:01.50) while freshman Hayley Ho won the 100yd Breaststroke (1:12.72). The 200 Free Relay team of Mikel Flatley (Sr), Alyssa DiNapoli (Jr), Ali Kuras (Sr), and Jennah Markovitch (Sr) placed 1st with a time of 1:43.03 while their 400 Free Relay team also placed 1st with a time of 3:51.85.
Boy’s Quad Meet: Boardman 191, Wooster 137, Canfield 122, Warren Harding 75
The Boy’s Spartan swimmers opened their season with an impressive win against Wooster, Canfield, and Warren Harding. “Our boys have been working very hard. Coaches Chad DeAngelo and Ryan Ebie have been challenging them in the weight room and in the water and they can now believe in the work they have put in,” stated Coach Cordon.
200 medley swimmers River Flatley (Jr), Jordan Stackpole (Jr), Mason Rassega (Sr), and Siman Mascola (So) won the 1st event by 5 seconds over Canfield. “This set the tone for the entire meet,” mentionedCordon. Double event winner Noah Basista (Jr) won the 50 Free (22.01) and 100 Breast (1:01.63).Single event winners include Juniors Will Linker 100 free (49.66), Jordan Stackpole 200IM (2:06.24), Matthew DunLany 100 Fly (53.24), and River Flatley 100 Back (58.98). The 200 freestyle relay members Linker, Rassega, DunLany and Basista placed 1st (1:30.72) as did the 400 freestyle relay of Linker, Stackpole, Dunlany, and Basista (3:18.86).