Check out this article in the Warren Tribune Chronicle on the Spartans’ sweep of the AAC championships.
Spartan Swimmers and Divers Break School and Conference Records On The Way To Winning 2018 Northeast Aquatic Conference Championships
Girls: Boardman 497, Wooster 419, Glenoak 340, Massillon Perry 301, Canfield 207, Massillon Washington 140
Boys: Boardman 487, Canfield 385, Wooster 338, Glenoak 244, Massillon Perry 207, Massillon Washington 160
The Spartans captured 19 first places out of 24 events, broke one school record, and 3 conference records while winning the team competitions at the 2018 Northeast Aquatic Conference Championships at Wooster High School. Junior Mikel Flatley and Senior Kyle Kimerer were voted “Outstanding Swimmers of the Meet” by the head coaches of all of the teams. This is the third year in a row the Spartan boys’ team has captured the N. E. A. C. team title. The girls’ team won for the second year in a row.
Boardman swimmers and divers won two tri-meets over the holiday break. On December 21 st the girl’s team scored 155 points against Massillon Perry’s 95 points and Canfield’s 72. The boys scored 153 point, Canfield 111, and Perry 59. The Spartans won both sides of the December 29 th meet against Massillon Washington and Canfield. The girls took first place with the score of 164 points. Canfield placed second with 98 points. Washington took third with 47. The boys took first place with 153 points, Canfield 2 nd with 101, and Washington 3rd with 49 points.
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.