Coed Varsity Swimming · Firebird Swimmers Take First at Best of the Nest


 The Firebird swimmers and divers were quite busy at the end of holiday break with 3 meets in 3 days.  The first meet was the hosted Firebird Relay meet where the 19 seniors were honored in a special ceremony before the meet.  The birds also traveled to Sydney were several swimmers swam personal bests including Jacob Bane dropping close to 9 seconds in the 500 Free and 6.5 seconds in the 200 IM.  Kilar Hughes also dropped close to 8 seconds in the 100 Fly and Teresa Ferdini dropped almost 7 seconds in the 50 Free.  Katie Beech, Ally Grooms, Gwen Hall, Natalia Keelor, Ryan Keenan, Liesel Kuschnerus, Ethan Protsman, James Sharpe, and Abagail Tharpe all won their individual events.

The weekend was highlighted by a team victory at the Best of the Nest Invitational. The Firebirds posted several first place finishes including ME Smith in the 200 and 500 free, Jo Rodzinka in the 100 Fly, Ean Irling in the 200IM, Caroline Thomspon in the 100 Free, Eve Leverman in the 50 Free and Eric Franklin placed 2nd in the 50 Free and 100 Fly.  The Firebird girls also won every relay event.
Congrats to all of the swimmers and divers on an outstanding weekend in the pool.  The next meet is this the Centerville Sprint Meet, 6PM  this Saturday at the Washing Township Rec Center.