WRC Swimming Championships

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WRC Swimming Championships



When Chardon and Kenston competed Jan. 8 within the WRC Swimming Championships on the Spire Institute, each colleges had success, with many Geauga County swimmers putting inside the prime three of their occasions.
Swim meet photographs click on right here.
When Chardon and Kenston competed Jan. 8 within the WRC Swimming Championships on the Spire Institute, each colleges had success, with many Geauga County swimmers putting inside the prime three of their occasions.
The truth is, the Chardon ladies staff received the WRC championship, whereas the Chardon boys staff completed second behind Mayfield.
“The WRC convention meet went very well,” Chardon Head Swimming Coach Matt Parrish stated. “Our ladies pulled collectively an unbelievable meet.
“It was actually thrilling to see the seniors exit with their fourth consecutive convention title.”
Main the Chardon ladies staff have been senior Gracie Duchon and sophomore Lizzy Rockenberger.
Duchon received the 200-yard IM and the 100-yard freestyle, and was additionally a part of the primary place 200-yard medley relay.
“We had some superb swims by Gracie Duchon and Lizzy Rockenberger,” Parrish stated. “Gracie Duchon is a senior; she received [the WRC 200 IM] all 4 years. This 12 months she is often a butterflier as nicely. This 12 months we wanted her within the 100 freestyle. She went and received that occasion as nicely.”
Rockenberger received the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke, and was additionally a part of the primary place 200-yard medley relay.
Chardon Assistant Swimming Coach Dr. Rebecca Schneider famous that the teaching employees mentally ready the women for the convention championships by directing their deal with doing their greatest.
“We advised the children stepping into: exit and do your greatest, and good issues will occur,” she stated.
Schneider additionally famous the success of the Chardon boys staff.
The 400-yard freestyle relay staff of junior Nathan Bender, junior Jake Schneider, freshman Danny Greene and senior Levi Rogers took first place and set a brand new convention report with a time of three:26.63.
Main the way in which for the Chardon boys have been junior Nathan Bender and senior Levi Rogers.
Bender had a wonderful WRC championship as he received the 200-yard IM and the 500-yard freestyle, and was additionally a part of the primary place 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay groups.
Rogers additionally had a fantastic WRC championship as he received the 50-yard freestyle and was additionally a part of the primary place 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay groups.
The Kenston ladies relay staff of junior Cayla DiBernardo, junior Molly Bocheneck, freshman Hannah Cooper and junior Lauren Jaroch took first place within the 200-yard freestyle occasion.
The worth of collaborating within the convention championship with fellow swimmers and pals from all through Northeast Ohio was emphasised by Chardon ladies in post-match feedback.
“That is my favourite meet of the 12 months as a result of we at all times deal with the staff facet and cheering for everyone, it doesn’t matter what staff you’re on,” Duchon stated. “It doesn’t matter what place anyone will get, we at all times cheer them on, and everyone’s obtained a smile on their face.”
Coach Parrish added, “We obtained tons of pals and tons of individuals all through all these groups … that we’re all pals with, so it’s actually enjoyable to observe not simply Chardon swim nicely, however everyone.”
The Chardon swim staff competes subsequent in a non-conference matchup Jan. 21 towards Strongsville. The Kenston boys compete Jan. 18 towards College Faculty, whereas the Kenston ladies face Hathaway Brown the identical day.



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