Christmas comes early for Spartans at C.T. Branin Invitational

28 Spartan athletes competed in the 15th annual Christmas Invitational Meet held at Canton McKinley’s C.T. Branin Natatorium. Close to 50 teams from all across the state of Ohio attended this championship format with prelims and finals.


“We are so proud with how well all of our kids competed at this meet,” said head coach Carlo Cordon. “Our bus left Boardman at 5:30AM with prelims starting at 8:00AM. We were very impressed by their dedication and how fast our kids swam while being tired. Many of them qualified for the championship finals at night.”...   Read Full Post

Boys battle for victory over Jackson

Boy’s Dual Meet: Boardman 103, Massillon Jackson 77

The Boy’s Spartan swimmers had a strong performance by defeating Jackson first time in 8 years by the score of 103-77. The Boardman boys remain undefeated with a record of 6-0.

Double event winners for the Spartans include: Matthew DunLany (Jr) 100 fly (54.24) and 500 Free (5:02.58), and Noah Basista (Jr) 50 Free (21.93) and 100 Breast (1:03.72).

Single event winners include: River Flatley (Jr) 100 back (57.10), Teddy Anzevino (So) 1 Meter Diving. ...   Read Full Post

Spartans have strong showing at NEAC Relays

Girl’s Team Scores:
Wooster 148
Boardman 120
Akron Firestone 98
Perry 90
Canfield 82
GlenOak 76
Warren Harding 50
Massillon 6

On Saturday morning, the Northeast Aquatic Conference hosted its annual relay meet at Warren G. Harding High School. “This is the first conference meet of the season where all 8 teams put together different relays to race each other. This was also the first time we got to swim Akron Firestone, whois new to our conference this year,” stated Coach Carlo Cordon. “Firestone opened up the meet winning the 200 medley relay and setting a new meet record. We lost to Wooster in a few close relays, but we finished very strong at the end of the meet. Not enough to win this meet, but closeenough for us to believe in the process and to keep the championship meet in our sights.” Boardman relay winners include: Diving Relay of Gizzy Kelso and Madison Ricciuti, and the 400 Freestyle relay team of Jennah Markovitch, Alyssa DiNapoli, Alison Kuras, and Mikel Flatley....   Read Full Post

Boardman takes down Massillon Washington

Girl’s Tri Meet: Boardman 145, Canfield 92, Massilon 50

On Friday night, the Lady Spartan Swimmers traveled to Massillon for a tri meet vs the Tigers and the Canfield Cardinals. “Massillon traditionally has a very strong program and anytime we swim Canfield that motivates us to race,” mentioned Coach Carlo Cordon. The Spartan girls won all 12 events.

Double event winners include: Jennah Markovitch (Sr) in the 200 free (2:08.33) and the 500 free (5:4528), Mikel Flatley (Sr) in the 50 free (26.15) and the 100 fly (1:03.95)....   Read Full Post