Sports

FSPY Swimmers Shine at YMCA Silver Meet

7d95ce2d3bd0f5e05bf0_thumbnail_IMG_8515.jpg
7d95ce2d3bd0f5e05bf0_thumbnail_IMG_8515.jpg

SEWELL, NJ -- The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA Swim Team sent 67 swimmers who qualified for the YMCA Silver meet to Gloucester Institute of Technology at Sewell, NJ, from Feb. 17-19. The team finished 9th overall with 20 swimmers attaining YMCA State times.

The two Top Scorers for the team: for the boys, Manav Shah (66 points) 1650 Free (1st ), 500 Free (3rd), 1000 Free (4th), 200 Back (9th), 200 Free (11th) and, for the girls, Abigail Ryan (57 points) 200 Breast (1st), 100 Breast (3rd), 200 Back (5th),100 Back (10th).

Congratulations to the following swimmers who achieved YMCA State times at this meet:

Sign Up for E-News

9-10: Dylan Condell (100 Back), Kyle Karyczak (100 IM), Brooke Labarge (50 Free), Paulina Nowak (100 Breast, 50 Free), Isabella Rovito (200 Free, 100 Fly, 50 Breast),  Shae Trenery (200 IM)

11-12: Bradley Frank (50 Free, 100 Free), Katherine Li (200 IM, 100 IM,  50 Fly), Ellie Moose (200 IM, 100 Breast),  Elle Priesing (200 IM, 100 IM and 100 Free)

13-14: Fiona Strout (500 and 1000 Free), Brandon Jawor (100 Breast), Michelle Kong (100 and 200 Back, 200 IM), Sean Merkle (100 Back), Jason Mongiovi (200 Fly), Amanda Pina (100 and 200 Fly), Abigail Ryan (100 and 200 Back, 100 and 200 Breast), Joshua Schwartz (100 Fly)

15-18: Julian Park (100 Free), Manav Shah (1000 and 1650 Free)

FSPY Relay Teams also placed in the Top 16:

9-10 Girls:  5th place, 200 Free Relay (Nowak, Rovito, Trenery, Labarge) ; 10th place, 200 Medley Relay (Trenery, Rovito, Nowak, Labarge)

11-12 Girls: 6th place, 200 Medley Relay (Priesing, Li, Warren, Waibel)

13-14 Girls: 12th place, 200 Free Relay (Ryan, Pina, Kenny, Kong) ; 9th place,  200 Medley Relay (Kong, Ryan, Pina, Kenny)

13-14 Boys: 13th place, 200 Free Relay (Kaminskas, Schwartz, Jawor, Linenberg); 11th place, 200 Medley Relay (Merkle, Jawor, Schwartz, Linenberg)

15-18 Girls: 6th place, 400 Free Relay (M. Dunchus, A. Dunchus, S. Pyle, H. Davis); 4th place 400 Medley Relay (S. Pyle, Valli, Hansel, Small)

15-18 Boys:  6th place, 400 free Relay (Park , Tramontana, Moore, Hoerrner); 9th place, 400 Medley (M. Shah, Eldrenkamp, Prieto, Tramontana)

Congratulations to all the Silver swimmers who posted numerous best times at this meet!

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA swim team is a year round competitive team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction. For more information, contact Chris Karelus, Head Coach and Director of Competitive Aquatics, 908-889-8880 x129.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Three School Buses Involved in Crash at Clark's ALJ High School

June 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Three buses collided in the Arthur L. Johnson High School parking lot around noon on Thursday in a chain-reaction crash. 

Students were on board at the time, according to Police Chief Pedro Matos. One driver and two students had minor injuries, Matos said.   

According to a Honeywell alert issued by the Clark Public School District, ...

Let's Talk About Suicide

In our world today, it seems our children, no matter the town, state, education, family unit, socioeconomic background, ethnicity or religion are grappling with complex, confounding and complicated issues not even fit for a middle-aged adult. Sadly, one of these issues is suicide. With mental health gaining more attention, the stigma appears to be dissipating but when a mental health ...

Is Summer Camp the Right Choice for My Child?

Is your child attending camp this summer? Is it their first experience away?  If yes, it can be an experience causing anxiety for you, for the parent and the child. 

This experience can be frightening to your child if it is their first time and it is so important that they do not see your worry or anxiety about leaving home for the first time… especially if it is sleep ...

What Are The Warning Signs of Suicide

The recent passings of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain remind us to take mental illness seriously. 

Many of us feel uncomfortable to ask when someone in distress is suicidal for fear we are putting this thought in their minds. This is not true. It is a myth that asking about suicide increases the risk of suicide. The most common mental illness is depression. Some people are ...

Greatness

In honor of the Lubavitcher Rebbe's (of righteous memory) 24th  Yahrtzeit (anniversary of his passing) this coming Saturday the 16th.

Excerpts from an address given by Nobel-laureate Elie Wiesel on April 7, 1992, at a congressional dinner held in Washington on the occasion of the Rebbe's 90th birthday.

Some of you are aware of my admiration, not only ...

We Must Address The Unrealistic Affordable Housing Process Now

June 19, 2018

Dear Editor:

I would like to thank all the residents who attended and watched last Tuesday’s Town Hall meeting on over-development and legislative solutions with Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi and I. If you were unable to attend, I encourage you to watch the meeting on SPTV or the Township’s Facebook page at ().

The meeting was a real eye-opener for many of our residents. It ...

Imagine Hosts Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

June 23, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Nearly 350 guests attended Imagine’s 7th annual breakfast fundraiser, Seasons of Hope, on June 6, at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains.

"We especially want to thank our breakfast sponsors -- our platinum sponsor Merck, our bronze sponsors ConnectOne Bank and Northfield Bank, the volunteers and donors that contributed to the breakfast” said Imagine ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Terrill Road Baptist Chruch, Scotch Plains

LifeWay’s 2018 Vacation Bible School at Terrill ...

Religions And Spirituality

Carousel_image_2e8d9f350d4d75f38fc3_beads

Mon, July 9, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Join the Summer Jewelry Making Club at the Scotch ...

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Carousel_image_76848b407a4811fa9255_salt

Mon, July 9, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Learn about Gourmet Salt at the Scotch Plains ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink