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Piekarski Caps Off 14 Year Career Leading Tiger Sharks Past East Brunswick Sandpipers

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Tiger Shark Team Captain Gracie Piekarski capped off a 14 year summer career winning the 200IM and 100 free versus the East Brunswick Sandpipers. Credits: Glenn F. Cullen
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- The South Plainfield Tiger Sharks finished their swim season with an undefeated 7-0-1 record as they beat the East Brunswick Sandpipers, 174-103.

Team Captain Gracie Piekarski swam her last home meet of the season finishing up her 14th summer with the team. She won both of her events, the 200 IM and the 100 FREE.  Gracie will attend Longwood University in September and run for their track team.  We wish her the best of luck.  Coach Laurie Post remarked “we will sorely miss our Gracie-girl” Other double winners of the meet were 9/10 boy Alex Liu (100 FR, 50 BR) Matthew Chan (100 FR, 50 BR). Darlene Fung (100 FLY, 50 FR), Jenna Yan (100 IM, 50 FLY).  The winning relays were:

8/under GIRLS 100 FREE (Grace Best, Allison Schwarz, Jessica Park, Katelyn Wang)

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9/12 GIRLS 200 MEDLEY (Shannon Yan, Darlene Fung, Jenna Yan, Michelle Kong)

9/12 BOYS 200 FREE (Tyler Wu, Aris Chung, Alex Liu, Matthew Chan)

13/18 BOYS 200 FREE (Enzo Butrico, Patrick Osaidacz, Nicolas Gurrieri, Charlie Butrico)

 The Tiger Sharks will compete in the league championships on Friday & Saturday, July 26 & 27 at the Cedar Hill Swim Club.

 

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