Spartans “Rumble” to back-to-back wins!

Our Spartan swimmers took home a total of four victories on both the girls and boys side this weekend against Perry and Massillon Washington!


Spartan Swim Team Results: 


Girls:  Boardman  105   Massillon Perry  75      

Boys:  Boardman  95     Massillon Perry  85


Girls:  Boardman  123   Massillon Washington  47    

Boys:  Boardman  110   Massillon Washington  58

Records to date:  Girls 4-3   Boys 3-4

The Boardman High School varsity swim teams have won three in a row after getting off to a slow start at the beginning of the season.  In the team victories over Perry on Friday night the Spartans won all six relays and had four double winners in individual events.  Coach Terry O’Halloran made these comments about the wins.  “We had a big Friday night crowd at YSU for our first home meet against Perry and that energized our swimmers.  We knew it would be a very close on the boy’s side.  We took the lead by 4 points after the 100 Breaststroke and sealed the victory with a season best time and first place in the 400 Freestyle relay.  Tyler Calpin took the lead on the first leg of the relay and David Zaitzew, Ethan Schwendeman, and Aaron DunLany extended the lead.  It was a solid team performance on both sides.”    Double winners against Perry were Junior Tyler Calpin and Sophomore Aaron DunLany.  Dunlany won the 200 Freestyle (2:01.34) and the 100 Breaststroke (1:10.91).  Calpin swam to victories in the 200 Individual Medley (2:11.91) and the 100 Freestyle (53.00).  On the girl’s side Senior Jordyn Markovitch doubled up in the 50 and 100 Freestyle events (25.85, 57.24).  Junior Brooke Bailey won the 200 Freestyle (2:03.73) and the 100 Breaststroke (1:07.48).  Individual winners in the Perry meet were freshman Richard Fisher in the 50 Freestyle (25.58), Junior David Zaitzew 500 Freestyle (5:29.36), and Junior Sarah Gonda 100 Backstroke (1:03.96).  The 200 Medley Relay winners were Sarah Gonda, Brooke Bailey, Senior Jessica Hilk, and Sophomore Corie Kuras (1:57.60) and Tyler Calpin, Sophomore Andrew O’Nesti, David Zaitzew, and Aaron DunLany (1:52.90).  The 200 Freestyle Relay winners were Bailey, Junior Amanda Moss, Kuras, and Markovitch (1:46.24) and O’Nesti, Freshman Nicholas DiGiacomo, Sophomore Ethan Schwendeman, Fisher (1:43.47).  The 400 Freestyle Relay winners were Moss, Gonda, Hilk, and Markovitch (4:02.62) and Calpin, Schwendeman, Zaitzew, and DunLany (3:39.59).
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The Spartan swimmers dominated on both sides in the victories against Massillon Washington.  Senior Jessica Hilk and Sophomore Corie Kuras led the girls with double individual wins.  Hilk won the 100 Backstroke (1:05.42) and the 100 Freestyle (58.85).  Kuras doubled up in the 200 Individual Medley (2:32.56) and the 100 Breaststroke (1:21.60).  “Jessica Hilk and Corie Kuras are very talented swimmers.  They have excellent techniques in all four strokes.  Both of them hate to lose and they know how to win close races.”  Calpin and DunLany also posted double individual wins.  Calpin won the 200 Individual Medley (2:11.61) and the 100 Backstroke (1:03.11).  Freshman Logan Mitchell teamed with Bailey, Hilk, and Markovitch to win the 200 Medley Relay (2:00.15).  Moss, Kuras, Gonda, and Bailey swam to victory in the 200 Freestyle Relay (1:51.28).  Fisher, Zaitzew, DunLany, and Calpin posted a winning time of 1:40.99 in the 200 Freestyle Relay.  Junior Julia Lewis led off the winning 400 Freestyle Relay (4:07.62).  She was joined by Moss, Senior Noura Azeem, and Markovitch.  Dunlany, Schwendeman, Zaitzew, and Calpin won the 400 Freestyle Relay (3:45.73).
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The Spartan swimmers are back at YSU at 5pm on Friday the 17th against Jackson and Lake.  On Saturday the 18th the Spartans host Kent Roosevelt at YSU at 12 noon.