Canfield swim and dive team competed in the 14th annual Canton Christmas Invite
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Neighbors | Submitted .The Canfield swim and dive team competed at the Canton Christmas Invitational. Pictured are, (front) Joe Klepec, Matthew Peckman; (back) Coach Connor Brady, Cullen Brady, Kam Sarac, Elle Dawson, Jason Paris, Bobby Kutsch, Sydney Schuler, Zac Sine and Coach Jared Rothbauer. Not pictured are Rob DiDomenico, James Dietz and Conner Fritz.
Qualifiers from the Canfield High School swim and dive team competed on Dec. 16 in the 14th annual Canton City Schools Christmas Invitational at the C.T. Branin Pool.
This invitational included qualifying swimmers/divers from 42 schools across Ohio.
Qualifying from the boys’ team were Cullen Brady, Rob DiDomenico, James Dietz, Conner Fritz, Joe Klepec, Bobby Kutsch, Jason Paris, Matthew Peckman, Kam Sarac and Zac Sine.
Competing from the girls’ team were Elle Dawson and Sydney Schuler. Zac Sine finished fourth in 1-meter diving. Elle Dawson completed finals in the 100-yard backstroke event, finishing 23rd. Sydney Schuler completed finals in the 50-yard freestyle (23rd) and the 100-yard backstroke (21st).
The boys’ 200-yard medley relay team of Matthew Peckman, Bobby Kutsch, Rob DiDomenico and James Dietz placed 13th at preliminaries. The boys’ 200 free relay team of Cullen Brady, Matthew Peckman, Jason Paris and Kam Sarac earned a third place finish at finals. Also earning a third place finish at finals was the relay team of Kam Sarac, Bobby Kutsch, Jason Paris and Cullen Brady.
In individual events for the boys, Cullen Brady competed in the 100-yard freestyle, earning a seventh place finish at finals. Brady also competed in finals in the 100-yard backstroke earning a 19th place finish. Rob DiDomenico completed preliminaries in the 100-yard free and the 500-yard freestyle events. James Dietz completed preliminaries in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle. Conner Fritz completed prelims in the 50-yard freestyle. Also completing prelims in the 50-yard freestyle was Joe Klepec.
Continuing with individual events, Bobby Kutsch completed finals in the 200-yard freestyle (21st) and 500-yard freestyle (16th) events. Jason Paris earned a 16th place finish in the 100-yard freestyle at finals. Paris also completed preliminaries in the 100-yard backstroke. Matthew Peckman placed 15th at finals in the 50-yard freestyle and also completed preliminaries in the 100-yard breaststroke. Senior Kam Sarac completed finals in the 50-yard freestyle (fifth) and in the 100-yard butterfly (third).