March 28, 2022
Westfield Y 13 & Over Devilfish Compete at 2022 NJ YMCA SC State Championships
The Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish swim team sent 23 13 and over state qualifiers to the NJ Short Course YMCA State Swimming Championship meet, hosted by the Greater Monmouth YMCA at Franklin & Marshall in Lancaster, PA from March 10th-13th. The meet consisted of prelims and finals. The top 16 13-14 swimmers and the top 24 15 & over swimmers advanced to finals. Many best times were obtained and 4 swimmers made YMCA National cuts; Abby Bebel in the 200 fly, Billy Maguire and Erin McKinney in the 100 Fly, and Catherine Ritter in the 100 Free. Top finishes were achieved by the following swimmers:
GIRLS 13-14: Emily Kapuscinski (7th 200 Fly,12th 100 Fly, 14th 400IM); Brooke McAndrew (4th 100 Back, 5th 200 Free, 6th 100 Free, 8th 200 Back, 11th 50 Free); Jacqueline Moser (16th 200 Breast); Catherine Ritter (3rd 100 Free, 4th 40 Free, 5th 100 Back, 6th 200 Back, 8th 200 Free, 13th 200IM)
BOYS 13-14: Michael Fisher (13th 100 Free); Dylan Lagrimas (10th 200 Breast); Logan Swenson (1st 100 Free, 2nd 50 Free, 3rd 200 Free, 5th 500 Free)
GIRLS 15&O: Abby Bebel (10th 200 Fly, 22nd 200 Free, 24th 200IM)); Erin McKinney (20th 100 Fly); Sierra Smith (23rd 100 Fly); Olivia Willemson (12th 50 Free)
Boys 15&O: Seth Camacho (7th 200 Back, 23rd 200IM); Billy Maguire (21st 100 & 200 Fly)
Congratulations to the entire State Team!