Boardman Tankers Take 17th in the State for Division 1

The “Five Guys” of Boardman Swimming… River Flatley, Jordan Stackpole,
Matthew DunLany, Will Linker, and Noah Basista capped off a great season by placing 17th overall in the Division 1 Swimming State Championships. Noah Basista finished off his career as a Spartan by making podium in two events during finals. In his first individual race, Noah placed 8th in the 100 Butterfly with a time of 50.70. In his second individual race of the night, Noah placed 7th in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 56.45. Matthew DunLany swam individually in the 100 butterfly event and placed 22nd with a time of 51.71. Moving up during prelims and placing 12th in the consolation finals in the 200 Medley Relay (1:36.05) were River Flatley, Noah Basista, Matthew DunLany, and Will Linker. This relay is considered to be All-Ohio for placing top 16. The 400 Freestyle relay also made some moves and finished 13th in consolation finals with a time of 3:09.90. This relay also went All-Ohio. Members of this relay include Will Linker, Jordan Stackpole, Matthew DunLany, and Noah Basista....   Read Full Post

Boardman Swimmers Qualify for State Championships; Boys place 3rd at District Championships and Return to State Championships for 21st Consecutive Year

The Boardman High School Boys Swim Team competed this past weekend at the Northeast Ohio District Championships held at Cleveland State University Busby Natatorium and placed 3rd behind North Canton Hoover and Hudson in a field of 41 teams. They qualified 2 relays and 2 individuals that will be represented at the Ohio High School Swimming State Championships held at Canton McKinley’s CT Branin Natatorium on Friday and Saturday February 2st and 22nd. “We had a great meet! We had 6 members of our District Team sick this week so we knew we had to keep their spirits up. We wanted them to go out there and just race
and try to get in as many kids into the State meet as possible. It came together at the right time,” Coach Cordon mentioned.
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Spartans Compete at D1 Sectionals; Qualify 18 for the Northeast District High School Swimming and Diving Championships

The Boardman Spartan Swim and Dive Team qualified 18 athletes to compete in the 2020 Northeast District Division I High School Swimming and Diving Championships in Cleveland. Fifteen swimmers and three 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 with the goal of qualifying for the state meet the following weekend in Canton. Only 24 total athletes qualify per event for the Ohio
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Boardman Boys Defeat Akron Firestone to Remain Undefeated; Girls Fall to State Ranked Akron Firestone

Boy’s Scores: Boardman 208, Akron Firestone 155, Warren G Harding 101, Canfield 55

With standing room only at Warren G. Harding High School Natatorium, the Spartan Boy’s Swimming and Diving team continued their winning streak by defeating Akron Firestone, Warren Harding, and Canfield.

Teddy Anzevino continued his run on the 1 meter board with a first place finish and with a score of 329.10 which broke Boardman’s team record set back in 1993 by Dan Anzevin (289.76).

Double event winners include: Will Linker in the 200 Free (1:53.68) and the 100 Free (50.15), Matthew DunLany in the 100 Fly (52.17) and the 500 Free (4:58.44), and Noah Basista in the 200 IM (1:56.71) and the 100 Breast (1:02.50). Touching the wall first in the relay events include Boardman’s Medley Relay members River Flatley, Noah Basista, Matthew DunLany, and Jordan Stackpole (1:41.19), and the 400 Freestyle Relay of Will Linker, River Flatley, Matthew DunLany and Noah Basista (3:24.46)....   Read Full Post