Skip to main content

Tamaqua Waves win Anthracite swim title

Published March 30. 2010 05:00PM

The Tamaqua Blue Waves took part in the Anthracite Swim League Youth Championships this past Saturday. The Waves finished first with a score of 1,686 points.

Triple winners for Tamaqua included Claire Frank in the 11-12 age group with firsts in the 50 Breaststroke, 100 IM and 200 Freestyle; Joann Butkus in the 13-14 age group winning the 50 Freestyle, 200 IM and 200 Freestyle and Jordan Frank in the 13-14 age group winning the 50 Breaststroke, 200 IM and 50 Butterfly).

Winning girls that participated in the 8-and-under age group were Emily Amershek (100 IM and 25 Fly), Caroline Balogach (25 Breast and 50 Free), and Maxine Beers (25 Back).

Winning in the 11-12 girls age group was Kiera Van Horn (50 Back).

Winning girls that participated in the 13-14 age group were Makayla Boyle (50 Back) and Miranda Amey (50 Breast).

Also winning events were Lexi Kerstetter (G9-10; 25 Fly), Thomas Fegley (B8-U; 100 IM), Matt Letterhouse (B11-12; 50 Breast)

Tamaqua also had a number of relay teams win.

The 8-U girls' team of Emily Amershek, Maxine Beers, Jen Frederickson and Caroline Balogach won both the 100 Free Relay and the 100 Medley Relay.

The girls' 9-10 team of Lexi Kerstetter, Rebecca Kanaskie, Olivia Stanek and Kayla Sherry won both 100-meter relays as well. The same could be said for the 11-12 200-meter relay team of Kiera VanHorn, Brianna Wittig, Claire Frank and Morgan Veglia.

Makayla Boyle, Joann Butkus, Danielle Decindio and Miranda Amey teamed up to win the girls' 13-14 200 Medley Relay, while Amber Gulick, Carly Trovinger, Miranda Amey and Joann Butkus took home the 200 Free Relay in the same age group.

Classified Ads

Event Calendar


October 2017


Twitter Feed

Reader Photo Galleries