WA students excel as Sea Lions


First Posted: 4/12/2013

Twenty-five Wyoming Area School District students from grades kindergarten through ninth swam with the CYC Sea Lion team in the NEPAGSL (North East Pennsylvania Age Group Swim League). The Sea Lions finished second in the Southern Division of the league. The NEPAGSL has 13 teams from Danville to Delaware Valley.

The swim season runs from October to March, ending with the League Championships involving over 1,000 swimmers from the 13 teams.

The swimmers and their parents were honored at an end of season banquet last month.

Eight WA boys and boys and 13 girls palced in the Championships: 6 & Under Age Group – Savino Sabatini, 2nd Place 25 Yard Freestyle and 5th Place 25 Yard Backstroke; 8 & Under Age Group – Zachary Pitcavage, 21st Place 25 Yard Freestyle, 12th Place 25 Yard Fly, 4th Place 100 Medley Relay; Joseph Marranca, 28th Place 25 Yard Freestyle, 14th Place 25 Yard Breaststroke, 4th Place 100 Medley Relay

10 & Under – Riley Gerhardt, 11th Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 6th Place 50 Yard Breaststroke, 3rd Place 200 Free Relay; Tyler Harden, 3rd Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 2nd Place 100 Yard Freestyle, 2nd Place 200 Free Relay

12 & Under – Steven Dymond, 44th Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 25th Place 100 Yard Freestyle; 14 & Under – Zachary Lagrue: 5th Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 3rd Place 100 Yard Freestyle, 1st Place 200 Free Relay; Michael Murphy, 2nd Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 2nd Place 100 Yard Breaststroke, 1st Place 200 Free Relay; Ryan Murphy,1st Place 100 Fly, 2nd Place 100 Yard Freestyle, 1st Place 200 Free Relay

For the girls: 8 & Under – Julia Crane, 3rd Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 1st Place 25 Yard Breast, 1st Place 100 Medley Relay; Kendalyn Gerhardt, 25th Place 25 Yard Fly, 21st Place 25 Yard Breaststroke, 9th Place 100 Free Relay; Megan Lasher: 6th Place 25 Yard Freestyle, 15th Place 25 Yard Breaststroke, 4th Place 100 Free Relay; Sofia Sabatini: 21st Place 25 Yard Freestyle, 41st Place 25 Yard Breaststroke, 10th Place 100 Free Relay; Olivia Sitkowski: 36th Place 25 Yard Freestyle, 12 Place 25 Yard Breaststroke, 9th Place 100 Free Relay

10 & Under – Nicole Donvito, 29th Place 100 Yard IM, 38th Place 50 Yard Breaststroke, 11th Place 200 Yard Medley Relay

Becca Dymond: 3rd Place 50 Yard Fly, 4th Place 100 Yard Freestyle, 2nd Place 200 Yard Medley Relay; Lily Harden, 5th Place 100 Yard Freestyle and 2nd Place 200 Yard medley Relay; Aubriana Marranca, 32nd Place 100 Yard IM and 10th Place 200 Yard Free Relay; Jenna Moore, 6th Place 100 Yard IM, 7th Place 50 Yard Breaststroke, 5th Place 200 Yard Free Relay; Hannah Novakowski, 16th Place 50 Yard Backstroke, 26th Place 50 Yard Breaststroke, 11th Place Medley Relay; Alyssandra Pitcavage: 41st 50 Yard Backstroke, 55th Place 50 Yard Breaststroke.

12 & Under Age Group – Olivia Bugelholl: 6th Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 3rd Place 100 Yard Freestyle, 2nd Place 200 Yard Free Relay; Alison Lynch, 38th Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 25th Place 50 Yard Breaststroke, 11th Place 200 Yard Free Relay.

14 & Under Age Group – Lydia Bugelholl: 13th Place 50 Yard Freestyle, 7th Place 100 Yard Breaststroke, 3rd Place 200 Yard Free Relay; Leah Moore, 15th Place 200 Yard Freestyle, 7th Place 100 Yard Fly, 8th Place 200 Yard Free Relay

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