The Westfield Area Y Devilfish Swim Team sent 91 athletes to the MR CIY FLY Holiday Invitational held at the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Long Island on Dec. 13 - 15. This annual meet is a competitive mid-season meet that brought together 14 teams from the tri-state area. The 11 and over swimmers competed in prelims, with the top 16 advancing to finals, while the 10 and unders swam timed finals only. 

The Devilfish finished first in nine individual events and two relay events — Emily Constable (Girls 13/14 100 & 200 Breast); Colin Kavanagh (Boys 13/14 50 Free); Jane Kavanagh (Girls 9/10 100 Breast & 100IM); Clare Logan (Girls 13/14 100 & 200 Free); Abby McKinney (Girls 15&O 100 Fly); Bridget Thomas (Girls 15&O 500 Free); Girls 13/14 200 Medley Relay team of Lauren Lane, Emily Constable, Tyler Partridge, Clare Logan and Girls 15&O 200 Free Relay team of Erin McKinney, Viv Jeckell, Abby McKinney, Bridget Thomas.

In addition, the 9/10 Girls came in second place at the meet, while both the 13/14 Girls and 13/14 Boys came in third place. Clare Logan was the overall meet point leader for Girls 13/14 and Abby McKinney was the point leader for Girls 15&O.

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In addition, several Devilfish team records were broken and new National cuts were achieved. Emily Constable reset her 13/14 100 Breast (1:05.18) & 200 Breast (2:23.15) team records, Colin Kavanagh broke the Boys 13/14 200IM record (2:00.62), Clare Logan tied the 2011 Girls 13/14 50 Free record (24.07) and broke the 100 Free (51.98), 200 Free (1:55.54), 100 Back (58:12) and 200IM (2:12.27) records, Logan Swenson broke the Boys 11/12 50 Free (24.31) and 100 Free (53.98) records and Bridget Thomas reset her Girls 15&O 200 Free record (1:53.39) and broke the 500 Free (4:58.89) record. National cuts were achieved by Henry Brown in the 50 & 100 Free, Clare Logan in the 100 Free & 100 Back, Abby McKinney in the 50 Free and Matt Swenson in the 400IM.

Top 16 finishes included:

9/10 Girls: Olivia Constable (3rd 50 Breast, 4th 100 Breast); Emma Crall (6th 200 Free & 50 Fly, 7th 100 Fly, 8th 50 Free, 10th 100 Free, 13th 100IM, 16th 50 Back); Mira Emany (9th 100 Breast); Kaylie Gao (2nd 200 Free, 3rd 200IM, 4th 100 Fly, 7th 100 Free & 100 Breast, 9th 100 Back); Lila Griffith (5th 50 Breast, 6th 100 Breast); Jane Kavanagh (1st 100 Breast & 100IM, 2nd 100 Free, 3rd 200 Free & 100 Fly, 4th 50 Fly, 5th 100 Back)

9/10 Boys: Alex Giangone (2nd 100 Fly, 4th 50 Fly, 5th 200 Free, 8th 200IM, 10th 100 Breast, 11th 100IM, 15th 100 Free & 100 Back); Jonathan Peterson (8th 50 Back & 50 Breast, 10th 100 Free & 100IM, 14th 50 Free)

11/12 Girls: Brooke McAndrew (11th 50 Back); Jacqueline Moser (6th 100 Breast, 9th 50 Breast); Catherine Ritter (2nd 50 Free, 4th 100 Free, 7th 50 Back, 8th 100 Back, 9th 100IM, 10th 200 Free & 200IM)

11/12 Boys: Josh Cetin (12th 50 Fly, 14th 100 Fly); Ted Crall (7th 50 Breast, 8th 50 Fly, 14th 100IM); Dylan Lagrimas (10th 100 Breast, 11th 50 Breast, 16th 100IM), Cole Sharkey (8th 100IM, 9th 100 Fly, 11th 100 Back & 50 Fly, 13th 200 Free, 14th 50 Free & 200IM); Logan Swenson (2nd 50 Free, 4th 50 & 100 Fly, 5th 100 Free, 6th 200 Free & 200IM, 7th 50 Back & 100IM)

13/14 Girls: Emily Constable (1st 100 & 200 Breast, 8th 100 Free, 9th 50 Free, 15th 200IM); Caitlin Farago (13th 100 Back); Lauren Lane (3rd 100 Back, 4th 200 Free & 200 Back, 5th 500 Free, 6th 100 Free, 10th 50 Free, 11th 200IM); Clare Logan (1st 100 & 200 Free, 2nd 50 Free, 100 & 200 Back, 3rd 500 Free, 4th 200IM)

13/14 Boys: Will Crall (5th 400IM, 6th 200 Free, 7th 100 Free, 200 Breast & 200IM, 15th 50 Free); Will Heinze (11th 200 Back); Colin Kavanagh (1st 50 Free, 2nd 200 Free, 100 Back & 200IM, 3rd 100 Free & 100 Breast, 4th 500 Free); Patrick Miller (4th 100 Back, 11th 200 Free, 14th 100 Fly, 16th 100 Free & 200IM); Christian Tedesco (2nd 200 Breast, 7th 200 Free & 100 Back, 8th 100 Breast, 13th 50 Free, 15th 100 Free)

15&O Girls: Abby Bebel (15th 100 Breast); Ellie Cestero (6th 200 Breast, 7th 100 Breast); Viv Jeckell (14th 50 Free); Marcelina Krowinska (13th 200 Breast); Erin McAndrew (12th 500 Free, 13th 200 Free); Julia McGann (7th 200 Back, 8th 500 Free, 10th 100 Back, 12th 200 Free, 13th 100 Free); Abby McKinney (1st 100 Fly, 2nd 100 Free & 200IM, 3rd 200 Free, 4th 50 Free & 200Fly, 5th 500 Free); Erin McKinney (6th 50 Free, 14th 100 Free, 16th 100 Breast); Anna Schwartz (14th 100 Back, 16th 200 Back); Bridget Thomas (1st 500 Free, 2nd 200 Free, 4th 100 Free, 6th 200IM, 13th 200 Back)

15&O Boys: Henry Brown (5th 50 & 100 Free, 14th 100 Fly); Seth Camacho (4th 200IM, 6th 200 Back, 8th 200 Fly, 12th 200 Free, 14th 400IM); Matt London (11th 100 Free, 16th 50 Free); Matt Swenson (9th 200 Fly, 11th 400IM); Barney Veres (4th 100 & 200 Breast)

Congratulations to all the swimmers and coaches on a fantastic meet!