12 & Under Short Course Championship Results

Posted by Michael Griffin on Mar 14 2020 at 03:24PM PDT

What a great weekend of swimming out in the Finger Lakes! The 28 Titans that traveled to Ithaca represented the team exceptionally well! We had swimmers from Levels 3, 4, 5, & 6 all pull together for a fantastic 12 and under Short Course Championship Meet! 129 best times, 64 top 20 finishes, 3 Eastern Zone Championship Cuts, some truly impressive relays and cheering! Thanks to all who made the trip and did so well!

Friday began with the 400 Free Relay. We had 3 relays who managed to pull together and crush their previous best times by a total of 37 seconds! We saw hard work paying off in the 200 IM, 200 free and 500 free events with 10 best times!

Saturday was the first day of prelims and finals with the top 18 getting the chance to swim at night. This group came ready to swim in the morning and did a fantastic job with another round of amazing relays and individual swims. Beginning the meet with relays gave them the opportunity to get up and moving right away! We saw fantastic racing and those swimmers that really paid attention to the starts and finishes wining those close races! Brynn Muffoletto tied for an alternate position and had the experience of a SWIM OFF! She not only won but crushed her personal best time in the 50 back! So many great swims, it was a true gift to watch! At finals we saw great swims get even better with 21 swims, with everyone swimming better than their best before the meet, and a Niagara LSC Champion Grace Griffin in the 50 Breast!

Sunday was the day we revealed our character. Learning how to prepare for a long day was key to their success! These young athletes all prepared well and swam their hearts out! Another great display of focus with some amazing racing and finishes! We qualified for 21 swims at finals, had amazing efforts in all the relays and kept on having fun! Finals provided the final opportunity to shine at night! We put in a great final effort pulling swims that revealed these swimmers toughness! We took the top 3 spots in the consolation heat of 11-12 200 IM with Meredith Roberts, Campbell Murphy, and Juliet Bewlay all swimming best times and we crowned another LSC Champion in the 100 Breast by Grace Griffn!

Everyone has so much to be proud of, but here are a few highlights:

Juliet Bewlay came to swim fast all weekend! She had amazing relay efforts and a total of 6 personal best times!

Anne Boscarino swam 4 personal best times and made 2 finals appearance!

Ryan Bronson swam phenomenally! Posting 6 best times and placing in the top 18 twice!

Andre Charlier showed off his amazing white water kick crushing his times! 8 personal bests, 4 top 18 finishes and was fantastic in all his relay efforts!

Kerrington Clouser displayed a ton of effort with 6 individual swims pitched in on a relay, a finals appearance and 3 best times!

Keira Curvin was a surprise to many at the meet moving up a ton of spots with her 9 personal bests, 2 relays, and 4 top 18 finishes!

Sean Curvin swam with determination helping out on all the relays, and posted personal bests in EVERY SWIM!

Emma Cwiklinski pulled together 3 more personal bests after a great month of swimming leading up to champs, she also helped out on all of our relays!

Brady Garcia returned to us from High School swimming and did fantastic for us all weekend, best times in every event, amazing swims on all the relays, and 3-night time swims Saturday at finals.

Grace Griffin was on fire all weekend! 2 First place finishes, 2 second place finishes, 2 third place finishes and a fourth place finish! In all 7 events she swam personal best times as well as swimming phenomenally on her relays!

Julianna Hacker came to race! 4 events finishing with 6 personal best times swimming better than her best in 3 finals appearances!

Rocco Hall had some great effort in his swims learning a ton about swimming at the bigger meets, pulling together 3 new personal best times.

Megan Hufnagel made the trip out for 2 Sunday swims putting in a solid effort in her 50 free and 50 fly.

Isaac King had 6 events at champs that he really put tremendous effort into. 3 personal bests and a 5th place finish highlighted his weekend.

Charles Lorenz swam a super 4 personal best times and pitched in on all 5 relays superbly.

Heather Malkiewicz swam with a ton of toughness! Swimming a limited amount leading up the meet due to school play obligations she held nothing back swimming right at her times.

Reese Marcyan swam like she practices, fast! 4 personal best times and an evening appearance in her 50 back!

Erin Morissey posted 3 personal best times swimming strong and applying what she has been working on all season!

Brynn Muffoletto was amazing, 6 personal best times with 3 top 18 finishes!

Elise Muffoletto was our youngest Titan at 8 years old qualifying for 4 individual events and made top 18 in her 100 fly!

Campbell Murphy showed what smart swimming can get you, personal bests in 6 swims top 18 in 4 events, dominated in all the relays, and had a positive attitude all the way!

Meredith Roberts showed what true grit and toughness really are swimming through illness all weekend! Persevering through to achieve 7 personal bests and 4 top 18 finishes!

Josephine Russoms dedication and hard work all year helped her to achieve 5 personal best times and 2 top 18 finishes.

Madison Scarpace was all smiles and positivity this weekend achieving 4 personal bests and 3 top 18 finishes as well as pitching in on 2 relays.

Owen Scibetta always has energy to spare and put in all into the pool by the end of the weekend, swimming 4 personal best times and a finals appearance Sunday night in the 50 free.

Taylor Shepherd did a great job all weekend and was a big help in the relays. She put in great effort in her 4 events swimming close to her personal bests.

Katherine Stancliff was amazing with personal bests in all her individual event as well as a night time swim in the 100 free making the top 18 at finals.

Abigael Wager Swam with tremendous effort on Saturday in the relay and he individual event only to have the weekend cut short by illness.

All of these swimmers put in solid efforts all weekend. They were able to see one of the best lessons swimming teaches, hard work pays off!

The document 12_and_under_results.pdf was attached to this post.


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