Boardman Swim Team Defeats Massillon, Perry, and Canfield in Quad Meet

Girl’s Team Scores: Boardman 186, Canfield 162, Perry 131, Massillon 61

The Boardman Girl’s Swim Team defeated Perry, Massillon, and Canfield in a quadrangular meet at YSU’s Beeghly Natatorium Tuesday night before a packed crowd. Leading the charge for the Spartans included double event winners freshman Alexis Mihok in the 200 free (2:04.59) and in the 100 back (1:03.81) and senior Alyssa DiNapoli in the 50 free (26.10) and the 100 free (57.18).

Single event winners included Madison Ricciuti, who has been dominating this season on the 1 meter boards. ...   Read Full Post

Boardman Tankers Compete at NEAC Conference Championships. Boy’s Team Wins and Set Individual Record. Girl’s Team Tags in at 3rd.

The Boardman Girl’s and Boy’s Swim Teams competed at their NEAC Conference Championships on Saturday January 4th at Wooster Natatorium. This 8 team conference includes Warren G. Harding, Wooster, Akron Firestone, Canton GlenOak, Massilon Perry, Massillon
Washington, and Canfield.

Boy’s Team Scores: Boardman 447, Akron Firestone 330, Wooster, 329, GlenOak 234, Perry 182, Canfield 159, Warren Harding 156, Massillon 96

The Boardman Boys won 7 out of the 12 events including 2 relays. The Medley Relay set the tone of the meet by placing 1st by over 5 seconds to 2nd place Canfield. Their time of 1:37.08 ranks them top 10 in the state of Ohio. Members of this relay include River Flatley, Noah Basista, Matthew DunLany, and Jordan Stackpole. The 400 Free Relay (Will Linker, River Flatley, Matthew DunLany, Noah Basista,) at the end of the meet placed 1st and narrowly missed setting meet record by going 3:13.45.
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Boardman Swim/Dive Team Sweep Events vs Hubbard

The Boardman Girls swept all events and defeated Hubbard for their 4th win of the season. Their record now stands at 4-1. Double event winners include: Senior Alyssa DiNapoli in the 50 free (26.49) and the 100 Free (59.17), and freshman Alexis Mihok in the 200 IM (2:24.32) and the 100 butterfly (1:08.03). Single event winners include: Senior Madi Ricciuti on the 1 meter diving board (202.20), senior Tyler Williams in the 200 freestyle (2:30.96), senior Sarah Varga in the 500 freestyle (6:15.33), sophomore Ella Huston in the 100 Backstroke (1:14.38), and senior Abby Yocum in the 100 Breast (1:17.28). Winning Relays include the 200 Medley Relay (2:0098) with Alexis Mihok, Abby Yocum, Sarah Varga, and Alyssa DiNapoli, the 200 Free Relay (1:58.68) with Madison Kelso, Ava Velasquez, Ella Huston, and Casey Wert and the 400 Free Relay (4:02.97) with Alyssa DiNapoli, Sarah Varga, Abby Yocum, and Alexis Mihok. ...   Read Full Post

Boardman Swimmers and Divers use BTUB Groups to Help Community.

While most high schoolers use the winter break to recharge their batteries and relax, the Spartan Swim and Dive Team is excluded from this routine. “This is the time of year when we get some extra work in. We do two practices a day…one in the weight room and one at the pool. The kids are tired and maybe even miserable, but they know this is our final push prior to our championship and tournament season,” states coach Carlo Cordon. “They have their goals…we remind them to keep these in their sights during this tough time of year.” The team isn’t only preparing to swim fast, they have used their little extra time to help with community needs. “Our team is broken up into three BTUB groups (Boardman Team Unity Building).
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