April 12, 2022
Devilfish Compete at 2022 NJ Swimming 12 & Under Junior Olympics
The Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish swim team sent 28 12 & Under swimmers to the NJ Swimming 12 & Under Junior Olympics, hosted by Scarlet Aquatics in Piscataway, NJ from March 18th - 20th. Jane Kavanagh had a 1st place finish in the 50 back with a time of 29.38 and three Devilfish relay records were broken; Girls 11-12 400 Free Relay Team of Emma Crall, Kaylie Gao, Daniella Eriksson, Jane Kavanagh, Girls 11-12 400 Medley Relay Team of Kaylie Gao, Daniella Eriksson, Emma Crall, Jane Kavanagh and Boys 11-12 400 Free Relay Team of Jonathan Peterson, Alex Giangone, Kevin O’Neill, Jacob Galczynski.
Top 16 finishes were achieved by the following swimmers:
BOYS 9-10: Adham Salama (16th 100 Breast)
GIRLS 11-12: Emma Crall (7th 400IM, 13th 200IM); Daniella Eriksson (6th 50 Breast, 8th 500 Free, 9th 100 Breast, 12th 200 Breast); Kaylie Gao (9th 200 Back, 11th 500 Free, 12th 100 Back); Jane Kavanagh (1st 50 Back, 3rd 100 Free, 5th 50 Free, 8th 100IM, 10th 50 Breast)
Boys 11-12: Jacob Galczynski (8h 100 Free, 13th 50 & 200 Free & 100IM,14th 50 Breast); Alex Giangone (4th 200 Fly, 9th 50 Fly, 11th 100 Fly, 14th 400IM); Kevin O’Neill (8th 50 Breast, 11th 100 Breast); Jonathan Peterson (14th 100 Free, 16th 200 Free)
Congratulations to all the swimmers and coaches!