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Avon Wins Third Straight SWC Girls Swimming and Diving Championship in 2022-23

Avon High School won its third consecutive Southwestern Conference Girls Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday (January 28) on the campus of Cleveland State University. The Eagles dominated the field again by winning 10 of the 12 events and compiling 498 points in 2023. [Complete Results (PDF)]

Avon Lake High School finished runner-up with 245 points, while Amherst Steele High School placed third with 188 points and Berea-Midpark High School took fourth with 148 points.

Avon’s Alex Downing broke the league record in the 100-yard Freestyle (52.84) and 100-yard Breaststroke (57.66). The previous records were 53.75 and 59.53, respectively. Amherst Steele’s Sierra Dorobek also set a new SWC record in the 50-yard Freestyle (24.75). The previous record was 25.02.

Final Team Scores
1. Avon – 498
2. Avon Lake – 245
3. Amherst Steele – 188
4. Berea-Midpark – 148
5. Olmsted Falls – 115
6. North Ridgeville – 97
7. Midview – 74
8. Elyria – 2

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Midview’s Henely Named SWC Girls Swimmer of the Week

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The Southwestern Conference released its Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for January 16-22 this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:

Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Reagan Henely
Midview
Freshman
Henely led Midview to its first-ever dual meet victory, a win over Elyria, on Wednesday. She won the 200 IM and 500 Freestyle to go along with wins in the 200 Medley Relay and 200 Freestyle Relay. Henley also won the 50 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke against Avon Lake on Saturday.

Other Notable Performances

Annalise Bolton (Junior), Berea-Midpark
Won the 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle and 400 Freestyle Relay while also taking second in the 200 Freestyle Relay on Tuesday.

 

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2023 SWC Swimming and Diving Championship Information

2023 SWC Swimming Championship

The 2023 Southwestern Conference Swimming and Diving Championship will be held on Saturday, January 28, at Cleveland State University.  Information for the Championship Meet can be found below.

ADDRESS
Busbey Natatorium
Cleveland State University
2451 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

STARTING TIMES
Diving Warm Up – 8 AM
Diving Competition – 9 AM
Swimming Warm Up – 11 AM
Swimming Competition – 12 PM

ADMISSION
All ticket sales will be online only through Hometown Ticketing.  Admission is $7.00 per person.
Ticket Link: https://avonlakesports.com/event-tickets

LIVE STREAM
Streaming Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRb85pFPiM61iHhILP9BhPg

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Avon’s Downing Named SWC Girls Swimmer of the Week

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The Southwestern Conference released its Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for January 9-15 this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:

Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Alex Downing
Avon
Junior
Downing swam two All-American consideration standard times in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly, breaking the school and county records in both. She won the 100 fly and was second in the 100 back at the 80+ team NE Classic. She also was on two relays that swam at finals at the meet. Additionally she broke the pool record at Berea-Midpark in the 200 IM.

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Berea-Midpark’s Coughlin Named SWC Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week

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The Southwestern Conference released its Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for January 2-8 this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:

Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Mia Coughlin
Berea-Midpark
Sophomore
Coughlin earned seven first place finishes across two dual meets last week. She won the Medley Relay, 200IM and 200 Freestyle Relay while taking second in the 100 Breaststroke against Cuyahoga Heights and then won the 100 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly, 200 Freestyle Relay and 400 Freestyle Relay against Elyria.

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Avon’s Molenaar Named SWC Girls Swimmer of the Week

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The Southwestern Conference released its Girls Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week for December 19 – January 1 this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:

Girls Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week
Eva Molenaar
Avon
Junior
Molenaar won the 200 freestyle and 2 relays against Wadsworth and North Ridgeville, as well as the 50 free against North Ridgeville. This brought her win total to 7 events on the week.

 

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Avon’s MacKay Named SWC Girls Swimmer of the Week

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The Southwestern Conference released its Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for December 12-18 this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:

Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Mallory MacKay 
Avon
Senior
MacKay broke a school record in the 500 freestyle by over 5 seconds in her win at the Northwest Classic, where she won 3 events and picked up a third place finish in the 70+ team meet. She also won four events against Avon Lake and two more against Sandusky in duals this week.

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Midview’s Grace and Reagan Henely named SWC Girls Swimmers of the Week

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The Southwestern Conference released its Girls Swimming & Diving Athletes of the Week for December 5-11 this afternoon. Below are this week’s honoree:

Girls Swimming & Diving Athletes of the Week
Grace Henely / Reagan Henely
Midview
Junior / Freshmen
In only their second high school meet ever, the Henely sisters won 4 events against North Ridgeville and Olmsted Falls. Grace won the 100 Fly and 100 Breaststroke, while Reagan won the 200 IM and 100 Freestyle.

Other Notable Performances

Allison McDaniel (Senior), Avon Lake
Won the 100 Fly (1:10.55) and 100 Backstroke (1:07.44) while contributing to relay wins against North Ridgeville.

Lilly Becker (Freshman), Berea-Midpark
Finished first in the Breaststroke, second in the 50 Freestyle and third in the 200 Medley Relay against Westlake then first in the
200 Medley Relay, 50 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle Relay, 100 Breaststroke against North Olmsted.

Stephanie Trimbitas (Sophomore), North Ridgeville
Had numerous lifetime bests last week.

 

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Avon’s Downing Named SWC Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week

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The Southwestern Conference released its Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for November 28-December 4 this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:

Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week
Alex Downing
Avon
Junior
Downing won all 7 of her races this week. She won the 200 Medley Relay, 200 IM and 200 Free Relay against Amherst. She then won the 50 Fly,  50 Back, 100 Fly and 50 Free at the Chardon Hilltopper Invitational. Her time of 24.42 was a school and meet record in the 50 freestyle.

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2021-22 Swimming and Diving All-Southwestern Conference Honors

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The Southwestern Conference has announced the 2021-22 swimming and diving individual award winners and All-Southwestern Conference teams, as selected by the Championship Meet results and conference coaches. Avon’s Alex Downing and Avon Lake’s Joe Swain were named the Most Valuable Swimmers. Mary Bartek of Amherst Steele was named the SWC Girls Coach of the Year while Avon Lake’s Daniel Smith was named the Boys Coach of the Year.

2021-22 Girls Swimming and Diving All-Southwestern Conference Honors

Most Valuable Swimmer
Alex Downing – Avon

Coach of the Year
Mary Bartek – Amherst Steele

First Team All-Southwestern Conference
One Meter Diving – Emma Schum – Avon Lake
200 Yard Medley Relay – Abby Downing, Bridget Kurtzweil, Rayna Swope, Eva Molenaar – Avon
200 Yard Freestyle – Mallory Machay – Avon
200 Yard IM – Bridget Kurtzweil – Avon
50 Yard Freestyle – Sierra Dorobek – Amherst Steele
100 Yard Butterfly – Alex Downing – Avon
100 Yard Freestyle – Abby Calaway – Berea-Midpark
500 Yard Freestyle – Mallory Mackay – Avon
200 Yard Freestyle Relay – Bridget Kurtzweil, Eva Molenaar, Violet Siftar, Mallory Mackay – Avon
100 Yard Backstroke – Alex Downing – Avon
100 Yard Breaststroke – Bridget Kurtzweil – Avon
400 Yard Freestyle Relay – Mallory Mackay, Rayna Swope, Sara Lipowski, Alex Downing – Avon

Second Team All-Southwestern Conference
One Meter Diving – Bella Pfeil – Avon Lake
200 Yard Medley Relay – Allison McDaniel, Katie Williams, Jenna Kennedy, Natalie Hivov – Avon Lake
200 Yard Freestyle – Grace Grove – Amherst Steele
200 Yard IM – Katie Williams – Avon Lake
50 Yard Freestyle – Abby Calaway – Berea-Midpark
100 Yard Butterfly – Rayna Swope – Avon
100 Yard Freestyle – Eva Molenaar – Avon
500 Yard Freestyle – Sierra Dorobek – Amherst Steele
200 Yard Freestyle Relay – Sierra Dorobek, Grace Grove, AJ Sliman, Jaidyn McKee – Amherst Steele
100 Yard Backstroke – Rayna Swope – Avon
100 Yard Breastroke – Katie Williams – Avon Lake
400 Yard Freestyle Relay – Sierra Dorobek, Grace Grove, Kenzie Molnar, AJ Sliman – Amherst Steele

Honorable Mention All-Southwestern Conference
Amherst Steele
Claire Petrillo, Estella Woodworth

Avon
Elly Huron, Ashley Porr

Avon Lake
Bella Pfeil

Berea-Midpark
Morgan Hartman, Eliza Wegner

Elyria
Kathryn Holliday, Lillian Parker

North Ridgeville
Larisa Indries, Stephanie Trimbitas

Olmsted Falls
Lillie Katsaras, Maddie Swanson

2021-22 Boys Swimming and Diving All-Southwestern Conference Honors

Most Valuable Swimmer
Joe Swain – Avon Lake

Coach of the Year
Daniel Smith – Avon Lake

First Team All-Southwestern Conference
One Meter Diving – Ethan Belak – Amherst Steele
200 Yard Medley Relay – Joe Swain, Tyler Grabowski, Dakota Bedient, Nick Haven – Avon Lake
200 Yard Freestyle – Joe Swain – Avon Lake
200 Yard IM – Brady Link – Olmsted Falls
50 Yard Freestyle – Ethan Belak – Amherst Steele
100 Yard Butterfly – Jackson Stump – Olmsted Falls
100 Yard Freestyle – Nick Haven – Avon Lake
500 Yard Freestyle – Jackson Stump – Olmsted Falls
200 Yard Freestyle Relay – Tyler Grabowski, Nathan Buck, Logan King, Nick Haven
100 Yard Backstroke – Joe Swain – Avon Lake
100 Yard Breaststroke – Tyler Grabowski – Avon Lake
400 Yard Freestyle Relay – Dakota Bedient, Quinn Korneker, Nathan Buck, Joe Swain – Avon Lake

Second Team All-Southwestern Conference
One Meter Diving – Grant Higgins – Avon
200 Yard Medley Relay – Brady Link, Josh Wickert, Jackson Stump, Ben Frazier – Olmsted Falls
200 Yard Freestyle – Michael Petrillo – Amherst Steele
200 Yard IM – Dakota Bedient – Avon Lake
50 Yard Freestyle – Nick Haven – Avon Lake
100 Yard Butterfly – Andrew Margolin – North Ridgeville
100 Yard Freestyle – Quinn Kroneker – Avon Lake
500 Yard Freestyle – Michael Petrillo – Amherst Steele
200 Yard Freestyle Relay – Jack Tindera, Michael Halligan, Gedd Meridores, Alex Rini – Avon
100 Yard Backstroke – Tugso Bayarbadrakh – Avon Lake
100 Yard Breaststroke – Joey Bell – Avon
400 Yard Freestyle Relay – Ethan Belak, Chris Turner, Jaden Orlandi, Michael Petrillo – Amherst Steele

Honorable Mention All-Southwestern Conference
Amherst Steele
Ethan Homolya, Mason Kinser

Avon
Ryan Flaherty, Nick Mackin

Avon Lake
Nick Haven

Berea-Midpark
Ethan Dort, Evan Kehoe

Elyria
Maxwell Bedocs

North Ridgeville
Aaron Dunstan, Stephen Watt

Olmsted Falls
Quinn Kennedy

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