Santarsiero Comes Up Big At Class C Championships
February 7 & 8, 2019
BUFFALO -- The Boys Varsity Swim team competed in the Section VI Class C Championships on Thursday and Friday and swam exceptionally well. The team posted a record 20 best times over the two day meet. The Medley Relay consisting of Ryan Stevener, Dominic Clementi, Ryan Santarsiero and Alex Jenks teamed up to place 4th and earned a sectional patch.
Santarsiero, a freshman, led the team going 8 for 8 as he swam a best time in all 8 of his events. Stevener was second with 5 best times. Clementi, Jenks, Michael Dalton and Tyler Cirillo also earned best times.
The team ends their season on Wednesday, February 13th when they travel to the University at Buffalo to compete in the Section VI Championships.
3 Individuals & 3 Relays To Swim In Section VI Class C Championship Finals
February 7, 2019
BUFFALO -- The Varsity Swim team competed in the Section VI Class C Championship Preliminaries on Thursday night at Erie Community College. The team swam fast and had multiple best times. Alex Jenks, Dominic Clementi, and Ryan Santarsiero will swim in the Championship Finals in their individual events. All three relays will be swimming in the final heat as well. The team will travel to City Honors to swim in the finals on Friday.
Girls Compete At Niagara-Orleans League Meet
January 25, 2019
NEWFANE -- The Girls Varsity Swim team traveled to Newfane on Friday and competed in the Niagara-Orleans League Championship meet. The Lady Raiders swam fast and recorded five personal best times. Jessica Haseley recording three Abby Wilson and Paige Sandolfini each had one. The next contest is on Friday, February 1st at Gates Chili for the G-R/N-O meet.
Solid Performance By Santarsiero At All-League Meet
January 23, 2019
AKRON -- The Boys Varsity Swim team traveled to Akron on Wednesday night to compete in the Niagara-Orleans Boys All-League Meet. Ryan Santarsiero touched 2nd in the 200 Individual Medley while teaming with Dominic Clementi, Ryan Stevener and Alex Jenks to place 3rd in the 200 Medley Relay. Jenks, Santarsiero, Clementi and Michael Dalton teamed up to finish 2nd in the 200 Free Relay.
Personal best times were recorded by Ryan Stevener, Alex Jenks, Tyler Cirillo and William Goodlander. The boys will compete at the Class Championships on Thursday, January 31st at the ECC Flickinger Center. Competition time for the Barker swimmers is 2:00 PM.
Mace Continues Improvement On Personal Best Times
January 16, 2019
AKRON -- The Barker Swim teams traveled to Akron on Wednesday night and dropped both contests to the Tigers. Both Barker teams were outnumbered, but they still managed to total 8 best times. William Goodlander and Ryan Santarsiero both shaved off 9 seconds each in the 500 freestyle. Goodlander continuing with a best time in the 200 Free. Jessica Haseley and Samantha Mace continue to lower their times in the 100 Breaststroke and Ryan Stevener touched first in the 100 Backstroke with a personal best time as well.
Sandolfini Part Of Winning 200 Medley Relay Team
January 10, 2019
BARKER -- The Barker Swim teams played host to the Albion Purple Eagles on Thursday night and also held their annual Senior Recognition Night. The Raiders recognized Shelby Ewald, Paige Sandolfini, Jessica Haseley, Dominic Clementi and Michael Dalton. The seniors combined for 19 seasons on the Varsity Swim team. They will be missed.
During the meet the Lady Raiders were led by first place finishers Natalie Bruning, Jessica Haseley, and Ewald. Sandolfini and Samantha Mace joined Bruning and Ewald and touched first in the 200 Medley Relay.
William Goodlander, Brent Johnson and Dalton provided quality efforts for the boys team. The swimmers produced over 14 best times.
Dauphinee Records Personal Best Time At Roy-Hart
January 5, 2019
MIDDLEPORT -- On Saturday the Barker Raiders Swim teams traveled to Roy-Hart to take on the Roy-Hart Channel Cats. The Lady Raiders were led by Natalie Bruning's first place finish in the 100 backstroke. Jessica Haseley had two personal best times and Kaitlynn Dauphinee provided one personal best time.
The boys were led by double winner Ryan Santarsiero who touched first in the 200 Individual Medley and the 100 Breaststroke. Santarsiero, Dominic Clementi, Alex Jenks, and Michael Dalton also teamed up to win the 200 Freestyle Relay. Ray Zapata and Brent Johnson both swam 2 personal best times.
The next meet is Tuesday at 4:30 at home vs. Newfane.
Haseley Improves 4 Times Against Mustangs
January 3, 2019
BARKER -- The Raiders played host in the pool to the Medina Mustangs on Thursday night, and even though they were outnumbered and lost both contests, Barker still came away with 18 personal best times. The Lady Raiders were led by Natalie Bruning's first place finish in the 100 Backstroke. Leading the way with four personal best times was Jessica Haseley while Abby Wilson pitched in with two.
The boys were led by Ryan Santarsiero's first place finish in the 500 Freestyle. Michael Dalton provided three personal best times while Santarsiero added two.
The team will go for a win and more best times as they travel to Roy-Hart on Saturday and take on the Channel Cats.
Jenks Is Double Winner Against Akron
December 20, 2018
BARKER -- The Barker Raiders Swim teams hosted the Akron Tiger Sharks on Thursday night and came away with a split. The boys had an early Christmas present as they captured 8 of 11 first place finishes. Double winners for the Raiders were Dominic Clementi - 100 Fly and 100 Breaststroke, and Alex Jenks - 50 Free and 100 Free. Ryan Stevener added a win in the 100 Backstroke. The boys are now 2-2 on the season.
On the girls side, Natalie Bruning recorded a first place finish in the 100 Backstroke.
Both teams combined for over 10 personal best times. The teams will be back the pool for competition on Thursday, January 3rd at home against Medina at 4:30 PM.
Bruning Wins 2 Individual Events & Part Of 2 Winning Relays
December 18, 2018
ALBION -- The Varsity Raiders Swim teams traveled to Albion on Tuesday night and came away with a split. Natalie Bruning was a double winner in the 200 Individual Medley and 100 Backstroke and also teamed up with Shelby Ewald, Abby Wilson, and Paige Sandolfini to win both the 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay. Jessica Haseley
also touched first in the 100 Breaststroke to help secure the victory for the Barker.
The guys team had quality contributions from Drew Sandolfini, Alex Jenks, Larry Toni and Ryan Santasiero in a losing effort.
The next meet is Thursday at home versus Akron at 4:30 PM.
Barker Boys Take 9 of 11 First Place Finishes At Newfane
December 13, 2018
NEWFANE -- On Thursday night the Barker Swim teams traveled to Newfane and took on the Panthers. The Raiders came away with a split, as the boys notched their first win of the season by claiming 9 of 11 first place finishes. Barker was led by Dominic Clementi and Ryan Santarsiero, both double winners. Michael Dalton, Alex Jenks, and Ryan Stevener each touched first in their respective races. Other contributors were William Goodlander, Tyler Cirillo, and Brent Johnson.
The Lady Raiders were led by first place finishers Natalie Bruning and Jessica Haseley. Barker also had solid performances by Kaitlynn Dauphinee, Shelby Ewald, and Samantha Mace.
The next meet is Tuesday at Albion.
Clementi Grabs 2 Relay Wins And 1 Individual Victory
December 11, 2018
BARKER -- The Barker Swim teams hosted the Roy-Hart Channel Cats on Tuesday night and even though they were outnumbered the Raiders came away with a few first place victories. The quartet of Ryan Stevener, Dominic Clementi, Ryan Santarsiero, and Alex Jenks touched first in the 200 Medley Relay and the 200 Free Relay. Clementi also took first place in the 100 Breaststroke.
Both teams scored multiple best times, notably, William Goodlander, Drew Sandolfini, Abby Wilson and Shelby Ewald. The next meet is Thursday at Newfane.
Boys Swim Team Grabs 7 First Place Finishes In Season Opener
November 30, 2018
ALEXANDER -- The Varsity Raiders Swim teams visited Alexander on Friday and opened the non-league portion of the schedule. The Lady Raiders were led by first place finishers: Abby Wilson, 50 Free; Chloe Goodlander, 100 Free; Natalie Bruning, 100 Backstroke; Jessica Haseley, 100 Breaststroke. Kaitlynn Dauphinee also contributed with a best time in the 500 Free.
The boys swam to 7 first place finishes. Ryan Stevener, Dominic Clementi, Ryan Santarsiero, and Alex Jenks teamed up to win the 200 Medley Relay. Stevener and Clementi, along with Drew Sandolfini and Michael Dalton captured first in the 200 Free Relay. Double winners were Clementi in the 100 Butterfly and 100 Breastroke, and Ryan Santarsariero in the 200 Individual Medley and 500 Free. Jenks also won the 50 Free.
Both teams kept the competitions close but were unable to overcome the depth of the Alexander teams. The next meet is Friday at home versus Attica @ 4:30 PM.
Webb Closes Out High School Swim Career At States
March 2-4, 2018
EAST MEADOW, NY -- Collin Webb traveled to New York City over the weekend to compete in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Federation Championship meet. Webb swam well and finished 44th and 57th in New York State in the 50 and 100 Free events, respectively. Congratulations go out to Webb for qualifying to swim at the State meet for the past 2 seasons and for setting new school records in the process.
Wagner, Webb, Jenks & Clementi Break 400 Free Relay School Record At Section VI Championships
February 15, 2018
AMHERST -- Adam Wagner, Collin Webb, Andrew Jenks, and Dominic Clementi traveled to the University at Buffalo and competed in the Section VI Swim Championship Preliminaries on Thursday night. Webb qualified for the New York State Meet for the second consecutive year. The four boys broke the school record in the 400 Free Relay and will return to UB for the finals in 5 events on Friday.
Webb Voted Swimmer Of The Meet At Section VI Class C Championships
February 10, 2018
CHEEKTOWAGA -- The Barker Raiders Swim team traveled to Maryvale High School on Saturday and competed in the Section VI Class C Championship meet. The team captured 3 individual championships and 2 relays for a total of 5 first place finishes and 1 second place finish. Collin Webb was victorious in the 50 Free and 100 Free while Andrew Jenks swam to first place in the 200 IM. Webb and Jenks teamed up with Dominic Clementi and Adam Wagner to win the 200 Medley Relay and the 200 Free Relay. The boys set a new school record in the 200 Medley Relay. Clementi swam a personal best time in the 100 Breastroke where he took second. Clementi also was 6th in the 50 Free.
Other results from the championships were: Adam Wagner - 7th in the 200 Freestyle; Ryan Santarsiero - 7th in 200 IM and 10th in the 500 Free; Alex Jenks - 13th in both the 50 Free and 100 Free; Joe Baronich - 8th in the 200 IM and 20th in the 100 Breaststroke; Michael Dalton - 24th in the 200 Free and Ryan Stevener 18th in the 100 Backstroke. Webb was voted Swimmer of the Meet by the coaches for his outstanding performance of 4 titles.
The team will compete in Sectionals on Thursday and Friday.
Menz & Gendrue Close Out Swim Careers At GR/N-O Crossover Meet
February 2, 2018
ROCHESTER -- The Girls Varsity Swim team competed in their last meet of the season on Friday at Gates Chili High School in the GR/N-O Championship meet. The team swam to a 6th place finish out of 14 teams. They were led by senior captains Natalie Menz and Sara Gendrue who both captured a third-place finish: Menz in the 50 Free and Gendrue in the 100 Breaststroke. The two also teamed up with Katrina Clare and Natalie Bruning to take third in the 200 Medley Relay. Bruning was 6th in the 100 Backstroke. Gendrue finished in 6th place in the 100 Individual Medley. Clare and Fazzolari had strong meets as they both recorded multiple season best times.
Gendrue Defends All League Title
January 26, 2018
NEWFANE -- The Girls Varsity Swim team traveled to Newfane on Friday and competed in the Niagara-Orleans League Championships. Barker's team broke one school record, captured one title, had two runner-up finishes and one third place finish. The quartet of Natalie Bruning, Sara Gendrue, Chloe Goodlander, and Natalie Menz started off the meet by setting a new school record in the 200 Free Relay while placing second.
Sara Gendrue defended her league title in the 100 Breaststroke and placed second in the 200 Individual Medley. Natalie Menz reached the podium as a second-place finisher in the 50 Freestyle and teamed up with Gendrue, Katrina Clare, and Bruning to place third in the 400 Free Relay. Additionally, Lena Fazzolari, Bruning, Clare, and Menz all had personal best times.
Webb Is Four Time N-O League Champion
The depth of the Roy-Hart team proved too much for the Lady Raiders as they fell to the Rams by a score of 102-64. First place finishes for Barker where Sara Gendrue and Natalie Menz. Natalie Bruning, Chloe Goodlander, Carla Stoloski and Katrina Clare teamed up with Menz and Gendrue to win in the 200 Medley and 200 Free Relays.
Both teams are now 1-1 in league play. Next up for the Raiders is Akron on Tuesday at Akron.
The meet results were a split decision as the boys won, but the girls fell short to the perennial Niagara-Orleans League Champions. Firsts for Barker were: Natalie Menz - 50 Free; Abby Bachman - 100 Breaststroke; Collin Webb - 50 and 100 Free; Dominic Clementi - 100 Fly; 200 Free Relay - Adam Wagner, Clementi, Kevin Biggs, Webb; 400 Free Relay: Jenks, Matthew Pestinger, Wagner, Webb.
The season record for the girls is 7-6 while the boys sit at 8-5 with one more dual meet. The final meet will be at home vs. Medina on Friday, January 20th and it will be Senior Recognition Night.
The boys team grabbed 9 events as well, including the three relays. Winners were: 200 Medley Relay - Zack Cogar, Dominic Clementi, Andrew Jenks, Collin Webb; 200 Free Relay - Jenks, Matthew Pestinger, Adam Wagner, Webb; 400 Free Relay - Webb, Pestinger, Clementi, Wagner. Grabbing victories in individual events were: Jenks, a double winner - 100 Fly and 100 Breaststroke; Adam Wagner, winning twic - 200 Free and 100 Back; Webb - 500 Free; Clementi - 200 I.M.
Winning for the boys were: Collin Webb - 50 and 100 Free; Andrew Jenks - 200 I.M and 500 Free; Collin Stevener - 100 Fly and 100 Back; Adam Wagner - 200 Free; Dominic Clementi - 100 Breaststroke; 200 Medley Relay - Stevener, Clementi, Jenks, Webb; 200 Free Relay - Clementi, Matthew Pestinger, Wagner, Webb; 400 Free Relay - Christian Young, Zachary Lawson, Sergio Bautista-Lopez, Michael Dalton.
The boys took the first 8 events as they played spoiler to Medina’s effort to finish second in the league. Collin Stevener, Ian Goodlander, Andrew Jenks, and Collin Webb started with a victory in the 200 Medley Relay. Webb, Goodlander, and Jenks also teamed up with Kevin Biggs to win the 200 Free Relay. Doubling up in the individual events were Webb - 50 and 100 Free; Jenks - 200 I.M. and 500 Free. Providing other wins were Adam Wagner in the 200 Free and Collin Stevener in the 100 Fly. The boys are 4-6 in league competition and 7-7 overall.
CHEEKTOWAGA -- The Boys Varsity Swim team competed in the Class C Championship meet on Saturday and finished a respectable 7th out of 16 teams. The 200 Medley Relay of Brian Alt, Tyler Swann, John Stansbury, and Casey Webb swam a season best time and finished in fourth place which was good enough to earn a sectional patch. Alt swam a personal best time in the 100 Backstroke finishing third while setting a new school record, also good for a sectional patch.
Achieving personal best times at the event were Zach Shaft in the 100 and 200 Free; Nick Israel 100 Back and 50 Free; Tyler Swann 50 Free; Nolan Bouchane 100 Breaststroke; Casey Webb 50 and 100 Free; Zach Smolinsky 100 Free.
The team will now wait until Tuesday to find out if they will be competing at sectionals and state qualifiers this Friday at Clarence.
BARKER -- The Varsity Swim team began its post season on Tuesday night with a strong showing at the Niagara-Orleans League Championship Meet. Congratulations to Captain Brian Alt who led the Raiders with a league title in two events. Alt brought home the the 100 Backstroke and 200 Individual Medley. Other top finishers were Zach Shaft, 5th in the 200 Free; Nick Israel, 4th in the 100 Backstroke; John Stansbury, 3rd in the 100 Butterfly; Casey Webb, 3rd in the 50 Free; Tyler Swann, 3rd in the 100 Breaststroke; Nolan Bouchane, 6th in the 100 Breaststroke.
The team posted 6 personal best times at the meet and also had strong performances by seventh graders Collin Webb and Andrew Jenks. The next meet is the Class C Championship on Saturday at Maryvale High School.
Also, seventh grader Sara Gendrue placed 9th in the 100 Breaststroke and eighth grader Anie Carestia placed 19th in the breaststroke. The team now says good-bye and best of luck in the future to seniors Amanda Austin, Ruth Gendrue, and Meghan Menz. The work ethic, positive attitude and contributions of these three swimmers to the Barker Swim program will be missed.
AKRON -- The Niagara-Orleans League Girls Championship Meet was held in Akron on Tuesday night where the Lady Raiders swam 11 of their best times. Ribbon winners were Ruth Gendrue who was 3rd in the 200 IM and 5th in the 500 Free, Hayley Richbart who earned 2nd place with a personal best time in the 100 Breaststroke, Emma Jenks was 5th in the 50 Free and 6th in the 100 Free, and Madison Greenwald who took 4th in the 50 Free with a personal best time.
Both 200 Medley Relay teams had best times. Elise Zapp, Sara Gendrue, Allie Austin and Madison Greenwald placed 3rd in their heat while Brooke Targus, Hayley Richbart, Meghan Menz, and Emma Jenks placed 5th. The last event of the evening, the 400 Relay, swam by Erin Greenwald, Allie Austin, Emma Fox, and Anie Carestia earned a best time and placed 3rd in their heat.
The last meet of the season will be this Friday at Akron for the N-O/GR Crossover meet. Start time is 6:00 pm.
Next up is All League and sectionals.
The boys continued their winning ways by claiming 7 first place finishes. Brian Alt and Casey Webb were both double winners with personal best times. As with the girls, the meet came down to the last relay and the Barker team of John Stansbury, Zach Smolinsky, Zach Shaft and Brian Alt secured the win.
The depth of both teams continues to contribute to the victories. Specifically, Nick Israel, Alonzo St. Louis, Alex Goodlander, Anie Carestia, Madison Greenwald and Erin Greenwald.
The next meet is Thursday against Newfane. The team will recognize the seniors prior to the contest.
The next meet is against Akron on Thursday at 4:30.
The boys were out to avenge their only loss of season on Thursday. The meet started off great as Barker won the Medley Relay. The Raiders also won the 200 Free Relay and Brain Alt won the 100 Backstroke. Barker was able to keep it close as their depth and versatility showed. The boys are currently in second place in the N-O League with both losses coming at the hands of Roy-Hart. The girls are in fourth.
The next swim meet is Tuesday against Albion.
The boys team swept 8 of 11 first place events recording their first season sweep of the Mustang team in years. The boys were led by Brian Alt, Zack Shaft, Casey Webb, Zach Smolinsky and John Stansbury. Outstanding performances by Alonzo St. Louis, Nick Israel, Donavan Haag, Nolan Bouchane and Alexander Goodlander sealed the win.
The boys are now 8–2 and the girls 6–4. The next meet is Thursday at 4:30 at Roy-Hart.
NEWFANE -- The Barker Swim teams traveled to Newfane on Thursday night and came away with a split. The guys mixed up the line-up and swam to a 104–60 victory by taking 9 of 11 first places. Zach Shaft won the 200 IM, Casey Webb the 50 Free, Nolan Bouchane the 100 Breast, John Stansbury the 100 Fly, and Brian Alt was a double winner in the 200 Free and 100 Back. Also, grabbing points for the guys were Collin Webb, Alex Goodlander, Dustin Walters, and Patrick Desmarias.
The girls team swam fast, but were no match for the league leaders. Some of the young swimmers that stood out were Melissa Pestinger, Allison Austin, Brooke Targus, Maya Gooding, Madison Greenwald, and Renee Levy.
The next meet is Tuesday at home against Medina.
AKRON -- The Varsity Swim teams split with Akron last night. The boys touched out Akron with an 88-82 win as Brian Alt swam the final leg of the 400 Relay. Alt followed Zack Smolinsky, John Stansbury, and Zach Shaft. Casey Webb swam his best time to win the 50 Free in 24.69 seconds.
The girls fought hard, but the night ended with a 91-79 loss. Renee Levy and Hayley Richbart each had a first place finish along with the 200 Free Relay team of included Levy, Meghan Menz, Ruth Gendrue, and Emma Jenks. Madison Greenwald, Anie Carestia, Emma Fox, Allie Austin, and Madison Dryburgh were also some of the key swimmers.
BARKER -- The Boys and Girls Varsity Swim teams had solid wins over the Albion Purple Eagles on Monday night. The girls won 102-62 with Ruth Gendrue, Emma Jenks, Meghan Menz, Brooke Targus, and Hayley Richbart each having a first place finish. The girls also took all three relays which added Renee Levy and Madison Greenwald to the top finishers. Grayce Weller, Maya Gooding, Natalie Menz, Sara Gendrue, Maddison Dryburgh and Anie Carestia also had solid performances that contributed to the team win.
The boys had an impressive 101-58 win over Albion with first place finishes by Zach Shaft, Brian Alt, Casey Web, John Stansbury, Tyler Swann and Zack Smolinsky. Andrew Jenks, Alex Goodlander, Patrick Desmarais and Alfredo Bautista also swam great times to contribute to the win.
Barker goes on the road Thursday to take on Akron at 4:30 pm.
The boys team swam well as Brian Alt was an individual winner in the 100 Backstroke. The 200 Free Relay of Zach Shaft, Zach Smolinsky, John Stansbury, and Casey Webb took first place. Donnie Haag, Andrew Jenks, John Stansbury, and Dustin Walters also swam personal best times.
Both teams are both 1-1 in league competition. The next meet is Monday at 4:30 versus Albion.
MEDINA -- The Boys and Girls Varsity Swim teams began their league competition with a meet against Medina on Tuesday night. Both teams won hard fought battles over the Sea Horses. The girls swam to a 93-77 victory with eight first place finishes. Ruth Gendrue had two individual wins while Emma Jenks, Renee Levy and Dillynn Taylor each added one. All three relays also placed first.
The boys gave their all and took control to win the meet by grabbing the last relay for an 86-84 win. Zach Shaft, John Stansbury, Tim Flint, and Tyler Swann each earned a first place finish as Brian Alt had two individual firsts for the team.
Every swimmer contributed to these wins. The team is hoping for a big crowd on Thursday as they host the Roy-Hart Channel Cats. The meet starts at 4:30 pm.
Both teams are showing lots of improvement with Madison Greenwald, Patrick Desmarias, Elise Zapp, Sara Gendrue, Andrew Jenks, Grayce Weller, Natilie Menz, and Collin Webb swimming fast. Congratulations go Alex Goodlander and Allison Austin for swimming their first 100 Fly of the season with many more to come.
The girls and boys teams are now 3-1 on the season. League competition begins at Medina on Tuesday at 4:30.
The boys team swam hard, but were just touched out by Alexander 51-50. Brian Alt was a double winner for the guys in both the 200 IM and 100 Back. Tyler Swan picked up a first in the 100 Breast Stroke. The team had strong performances by Nick Israel, Donnie Haag, Alex Goodlander, Tim Flint and Alonzo St. Louis.
Both teams stand at 2 wins 1 loss on the season. The next meet is at home on Thursday at 4:30 pm.
BARKER -- The Varsity Swim teams hosted the Attic Blue Devils on Thursday night and the boys' team continued their winning ways with a 112-50 victory. The senior captains led the way as Brain Alt and Zach Shaft were both double winners. Alt took the 200 IM and 100 Backstroke while Shaft was victorious in both the 200 and 100 Free. Also grabbing first place were Casey Webb in the 50 Free and John Stansbury in the 100 Fly.
The Lady Raiders lost a close one captain Ruth Gendrue leading the way. Gendrue posted wins in both the 200 IM and 500 Free. Brooke Targus claimed first in the 100 Backstroke.
Between the two teams there were over 25 personal best times posted. The fast times for both teams are just the beginning. The next meet is at Alexander on Tuesday.
First place finishers for the boys: 200 Medley Relay - Brian Alt, Tyler Swan, John Stansbury and Zach Smolinsky, 200 Free - Zach Shaft, 50 Free - Casey Webb, 500 Free and 100 Back - Alt, 100 Free - Smolinsky. Barker also won both the 200 and 400 Free Relays.
The next meet is Thursday in Barker at 4:30 against Attica.
Barker showed they have a bright future in the pool as freshman Tyler Swann posted his best time in the Breaststroke and sophomore Tim Flint posted his personal best time in the 500 Free as well. The boys will now be competing at the Class C Championships this Saturday at Maryvale High School.
The next meet is Thursday at Albion.
BARKER --The Barker Swim teams played host to Medina on Thursday and took a split. The girls won going away by a score of 104-66 in large part by winning all eleven first place finishes. The boys team lost a close meet, but won the majority of the events. Overall, the teams produced 17 personal best times and Stephanie Pyra moved up to seventh place all time with her finish in the 100 Fly.
Both teams are showing lots of improvement with Madison Dryburgh and Melissa Pestinger shattering their personal best times in the 50 Free and 500 Free respectively. Tyler Swan, Donnie Haag, Alonzo St. Louis and Tim Flint swam best times as well.
The next meet is home on Tuesday for Senior Night.
The team will host Akron on Friday at 3:30.
BARKER -- The Barker Swim teams hosted the Albion Purple Eagles on Thursday and swam away with two victories. The girls team won by a score of 99–68. Ruth Gendrue was the lone double winner for the girls. Other winners included Rachel Anderson and Stephanie Pyra. Personal best times included Emma Jenks, Sabrina Harris, Phoebe Elter and Allison Austin.
The boys meet came down to the last relay and in dramatic fashion Barker won enough points to secure the victory by a score of 87-82. Nolan Bouchane's come from behind finish allowed Barker to capture first and second place in the 100 Breaststroke and set the stage for the last relay heroics. Best times by Kolby Greenwald, Robert Walters, Alonzo St. Louis and Tim Flint also helped to secure the win.
On the boys side the team took seven of 11 firsts. Double winners for the guys were Brain Alt, Phil Schumacher and Zach Shaft. Also contributing to the effort were John Stansbury, Alonzo St. Louis and Nick Isreal.
Both teams are continuing to improve and earning many personal best times.
The boys had first places finishes by Brian Alt in the 200 IM and 100 Back, and Phil Schumacher in the 100 Breaststroke. The boys also won the 200 Medley Relay.
The boys also had season best times posted by Donnie Haag, Phil Schumacher and Tyler Swann. First place finishers in the 200 Free Relay were Brian Alt, Zach Shaft, Zach Smolinski and Schumacher.
Both teams travel to Akron on Thursday to take on the Tigers.
Single winners were Stephanie Pyra - 100 Fly, Renee Levy – 200 Free, Haley Richbart - 100 Breaststroke, and Zach Shaft - 200 Free. Both teams share a record of 3-1.
The boys swam extremely well. First place finishers were: Brian Alt, Robert Walters, John Stansbury and Zack Smolinski - 400 Medley Relay, Zach Shaft - 200 Free, Alt - 200 IM, Smolinski - 50 Free, Stansbury - 100 Fly, Alt, Stansbury, Shaft, and Smolinski - 200 Free Relay and Alt - 100 Back. Many more best times were recorded as well.
First place finishers for the boys: 200 Free - Zach Shaft, 200 IM and 100 Back - Brian Alt, 100 Fly - John Stansbury, 100 Free - Zack Smolinski, 200 Free Relay - Smolinski, Stansbury, Griffen Raymond and Shaft, 100 Breaststroke - Raymond, 400 Free Relay - Shaft, Stansbury, Tim Flint and Alt.
The next meet is Friday at Wheatland-Chili.