Canfield, Boardman have many swimmers moving on

District competition set this week at CSU

Staff report

Canfield High’s swimmers are going to be very active this weekend at the district tournament at Cleveland State University.

Ten of Canfield’s boys and eight of their girls have qualified for the races that will determine state participants.

Mark Cardone, Nicky Montalto, Connor Brady and Daniel Bogen each will swim in two individual races and two relays in the Division II meet.

Drew Bennett, Mike DiDomenico, Adam Weiss and Kyle Anderson have qualified for three races (two individual, one relay). Alex Gaetano qualified for two individual races.

In the girls division, Canfield has three swimmers who will be in four Division I races — Mallory Allen, Olivia Williamson and Sarah Heaven. Theresa Mikolay will swim in a relay race and the 100 breaststroke.

Boardman swimmers also will be quite active as 11 girls and two boys will represent the Spartans in individual races.

Sarah Gonda, Jordyn Markovitch, Brooke Bailey, Jessica Hilk and Corie Kuras all qualified in two individual races.

For the boys, two Boardman relay teams qualified. Senior Ryan Bailey finished first in the 100 butterfly and second in the 100 breaststroke in sectional meet.

Warren Harding has six boys and one girl going to Cleveland.

Dylan Thirion, Michael Miller and Zackary Williams each will participate in two individual races. For the girls, Emily Thirion will swim in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke.

Cardinal Mooney is sending two girls relay teams and three individuals. Taylor Tofil and Annie Boniface will swim in two Div. II individual races while Mooney’s Clayton Walker qualified in the 50 free and 100 free.

Howland’s Aimee Gysegem will participate in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle. Ursuline’s John Tomko will compete in the same categories for the boys.

Hubbard’s Joe Spurio, Spencer Ladig and Julia Castner also qualified for two individual races as did Poland’s Maddie Evan and Youngstown Christian’s Mikayla Morrow.

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