Spartans start the season with a family reunion

Alumni Meet Results:

GIRL’s Score: (Varsity 115, Alumni 98)

The Boardman Swim and Dive Team recently hosted an alumni meet on Black Friday. Close to 40 alumni returned to compete against the current Varsity Team. “We usually host this meet every two years. It’s our way of having fun, staying connected to our past athletes, and showing our current varsity team what our tradition is all about,” stated Coach Cordon.

The Girl’s Alumni relay team of Gaby DeAscentis, Colleen Manning, Jordyn Markovitch, and Emily Bodamer opened up the meet by touching out the Varsity team of Mikel Flatley, Jennah Markovitch, MacKenzie Widrig, and Alison Kuras in the 100yd Medley Relay. Mikel Flatley was a triple winner forthe Varsity, setting two meet records in the 100 free, 50 free, and winning the 25 yd butterfly. Sarah Gonda led the Alumni Girls in winning two individual events in the 100 IM and the 50 backstroke. Gonda, who swims for Mount Union, set the new record in the 50 back by hitting a :29.30 in thatevent. Other event winners include Hayley Ho (Varsity) 50 breaststroke, Jennah Markovitch (Varsity) 25 yd freestyle, the relay team of Flatley, Alyssa DiNapoli, Markovitch, and Ali Kuras (Varsity) 100 yd Free Relay, and relay team of Kelsey Calpin, Mia Bruno, Ella Hare, and Sarah Murray (Alumni) winning the 200 free relay.

BOY’s Score: (Varsity 100, Alumni 92)

In the first event, the Varsity Team relay of Will Linker, Noah Basista, Matthew DunLany, and Jordan Stackpole set the stage winning the 100yd Medley Relay by beating the Alumni Team of Dillon Cailor, Nick DiGiacomo, Aidan Cervello, and Michael Vidman. Navy Shipmen swimmer Callen Aulizia and fellow Alumni Aaron DunLany, who swims for Westminster, blasted the Varsity in the 100 Freestyle taking 1st and 2nd place. However, Varsity swimmers Noah Basista and Matthew DunLany returned the favor going 1st and 2nd in the 100IM. Other event winners include: Noah Basista (Varsity) 100IM, 50 Free, 50 Breast, Mason Rassega (Varsity) 25yd Free, Matthew DunLany (Varsity) 25ydButterfly, and Will Linker (Varsity) 50yd Backstroke. Alumni David Zaitzew took home Alumni Meet bragging rights by winning the 50yd Challenge.

Check out the full results here – Alumni Meet 2018