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

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

BHS Swimmers and Divers Dominate at NEAC Championships!

img_9096The Spartan boys broke the conference and Boardman High School record in the 200 medley relay. Freshmen Matt DunLany and Noah Basista teamed with juniors Kyle Kimerer and Callen Aulizia posted the record breaking winning time of 1:36.64. The time currently ranks them as the third fastest time in the state this season. The conference record time of 1:38.42 was previously set by Canfield in 2008. The previous Spartan school record of 1:38.00 was set at the state meet in 2011 by Steven Brooks, Ryan Bailey, Alex Downie, and Steven Moss. The team scores were as follows: Girls Boardman 508, Wooster 389, Glenoak 355, Massillon Perry 231, Canfield 219, Warren Harding 182, and Massillon Washington 80 Boys Boarimg_9083dman 500, Wooster 414, Canfield 351, Glenoak 216, Warren Harding 193, Massillon Perry 183, Massillon Washington 129.  img_9085...   Read Full Post