Coed Varsity Swimming · Girls Swim Team captures Parma Championship, Boys finish 2nd


For the 6th consecutive year The Lady Bruins Swim Team are Parma Champs! This meet was held at Parma Senior High School last Saturday. This meet was the 26th Annual Parma City Championships.

First place finishes for the Lady Bruins was Junior Erika Ranker in the 100 Backstroke, Sophomore Michele Lew in the 100 Breaststroke.

Finishes in include the 1st in the 200 Free Relay and 2nd in the 400 Freestyle Relay of Erika Ranker, Katy Stahl, Natalie Kehoe, and Madison Hangauer. The relay of senior Captain Kristen Seballos, Kayleigh Wallenhorst, Michele Lew, and Senior Captain Rebecca Sobiech placed 3rd in the 200 Medley Relay.

Also, Erika Ranker placed 2nd in the 200 Individual Medley, Natalie Kehoe 2nd and Madison Hangaurer 3rd in the 50 Freestyle, Katy Stahl 2nd and Rebecca Sobiech 3rd in the 200 Freestyle and 400 Freestyle, Natalie Kehoe 2nd in the 100 Butterfly, And Captain Kristen Seballos was 3rd in the 200 Individual Medley and the 100 Backstroke. Madison Hangauer placed 2nd and Christy Blatnik placed 3rd in the 100 Freestyle while Natalie Kehoe was 2nd in the 100 Butterfly

Shawna Connelly and Christy Blatnik placed 2nd and 3rd in Diving.

“This was an all-around team effort” said third year Head Coach Kyle Kiffer. “The team should be very proud of themselves.”

The Boys were led by Captain Matt Laneve with 2nd place finishes in the 200 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke. Fellow Captain Emmett Galla finished 2nd in the 50 Freestyle and 1st in the 100 Freestyle.

Senior Andy Geng 2nd in the 200 Individual Medley and 3rd place in the 100 Butterfly while senior Michael Buccieri earned 2nd place in the 100 Breastroke. The Boys also placed 3rd in the 200 Medley Relay by Matt Laneve, Michael Buccieri, Andy Geng, and Emmett Galla and placed 3rd in the 400 Freestyle Relay of Joseph Pinjuh II, Andy Geng, Emmett Galla, and Matt Laneve.