The Minisink Swim and Tennis Club, at 1 Princeton St. in Chatham, selected its best swim team performers to represent the club in the 62nd annual Town and Country League All-Team Meet, held Saturday, July 29, at the Club’s compound.
The Town and Country League is comprised of six teams: the Berkeley Aquatic Club of Berkeley Heights, the Chatham Fish and Game Association, the Clearwater Swim Club of New Providence, the Crestview Swim and Tennis Club of New Providence, the Minisink Swim and Tennis Club, and the Noe Pond Club of Chatham Township.
According to the Amateur Athletic Association, the Town and Country League’s All-Team Meet is the first and oldest summer swim team competition in the nation.
Today’s All-Team Meet boasts 50 events, which include medley and freestyle relays per age group for boys and girls, and one race per age group for boys and girls for each of the four strokes: the backstroke, the breaststroke, the butterfly and the freestyle.
Competing for Minisink as the club’s “best of the best” were Allison Barton, Carol Barton, Kyle Beebe, Abbie Bigham, Aiden Bolten, Ashlyn Carpenter, Tanner Clark, Sadie Clarke, Sophia Clarke, Alex Doroski, Luke Doroski, Will Foucher, Emily Gorham, Noelle Grady, Aiden Kagan, Elena Latorre, Gianna Latorre, Avery Loock, Andrew McDavid, Conor Mulligan, Dylan Mulligan, Avery Nash, Will Nash, Annie Niekerk, Molly Niekerk, Ryan Sprague, Liam Sweeney, Will Von Doussa, Maeve Willmann, and Kate Ziegler
With a total of 312 points, Clearwater came in 1st place; with a total of 233 points, Minisink came in 2nd place; with a total of 203 points, Berkeley came in 3rd place; with a total of 187 points, Crestview came in 4th place; with a total of 180 points Noe came in 5th place; and with a total of 139 points, Fish and Game came in 6th place to end their summer swim season.