The Corry Otters YMCA swim team hosted the Bradford Barracuda YMCA swim team Saturday for a dual meet at the YMCA of Corry pool. Both teams braved the chilly northwest Pennsylvania tundra conditions to compete in their fourth NWPA contest of the season.
The 8 and under age groups set the tone for the day with six individual winners as well as taking three relays for the Otters. Joshua Vancise and Dawson Schwabenbauer each won three events to lead the Otters Novice boys. Vancise won the 25 freestyle and 25 butterfly while Schwabenbauer took the 50 and 100 freestyles. They then teamed up with Lathan Jones and Jason Blystone to win the 100 freestyle relay. Jones added a second-place finish in the 25 backstroke while Blystone finished with a pair of third-place finishes in the 25 backstroke and 50 freestyle.
Weston Zimmerman was a winner in the 25 backstroke and also placed second in the 25 butterfly. Eddie Donahue was a runner-up in the 25 freestyle and third in the 100 freestyle.
Nora Albers and Chrissy Donahue led the 8 and under girls with three wins apiece. Albers won the 25 freestyle as well as the 100 medley and 100 freestyle relays while Donahue was a winner in the 25 backstroke as well as both relays.
Joining them in the winning relays were Kightley Maedje and Emma Labowski. Labowski was also second in the 25 freestyle while Maedje finished third.
In the 9-10 age group, Harper Spence led the way with a pair of wins in the 50 and 100 backstroke. Brittyn Jackson won the 100 IM and was second in the 50 breaststroke. Lucy Donahue was a winner in the 200 freestyle and added a runner-up finish in the 100 freestyle. Paiten Harvey won the 100 freestyle and was second in the 50 freestyle. Summer Fenno was third in the 50 back. Ianna Jones finished third in the 50 freestyle and Shiloh Vancise took third in the 100 freestyle.
Avram Jones was the lone boy for the Otters 9-10 age group. He was a winner in the 200 freestyle and added a third-place swim in the 100 freestyle.
Helen-Anne Donahue led the 11-12 Otters girls with a victory in the 50 breaststroke as well as finishing second in the 100 breaststroke. She also swam the 200 breaststroke and 1,000 freestyle as exhibition. Alana Sacchetti finished runner-up in the 100 freestyle. Camryn Battaglia was second in the 200 freestyle and Lindsey Behm added a pair of third-place finishes in the 50 and 100 freestyles. Payson Altsman also added a third-place swim in the 50 backstroke.
Mark Vancise finished second in the 50 butterfly and 100 freestyle while also placing third in the 50 freestyle. Roman Beckerink added a third-place swim of his own in the 100 freestyle to pace the 11-12 Otter boys.
Luke Elkins won three events to lead the 13-14 Otter boys taking the 50, 100 and 200 freestyles. Logan Amy won a pair of events in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM. Brandon Jackson was a winner in the 200 breaststroke and finished 2nd in the 100 breaststroke.
Rachel Moats won the 200 backstroke and added a second-place finish in the 100 backstroke. Braylyn Gerdy was a runner-up in the 100 breaststroke. Mahra Goodwill was second in the 200 freestyle and Lily Hogan finished second in the 100 freestyle. The four also teamed up to win the 200 freestyle relay.
Jonathan Albers took turns lifeguarding with his coaches while he won the 50 and 100 freestyles as the only 15-21 Otter boy.
Alli Goodwill paced the 15-21 Otter girls with a pair of wins in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes. Mackenzie Spence won the 200 butterfly and added a runner-up finish in the 200 backstroke. Taylor Moats added a pair of runner-up finishes in the 100 and 200 freestyle.
The Otters continue their 2021-22 schedule as they travel to Harbor Creek High School for the Eastside YMCA Lake Effect Invitational today.