Submitted by Linda Mittiga
“The Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team has had a fantastic season!” Sayville-Bayport Blue Point Girls Swim Coach Nicole Mendez-Chicas reported. “They finished the season undefeated and won the League 3 Championship for the fifth year in a row!”
• League Champions, placing first in their events were Kathryn Brady, Tarynn Boesch, Jordan Carpentieri, Brenna Horan, and Mackenzie Thomas.
“The next meet we have is the Section XI-Suffolk County Championships and more girls can make states at that meet on November 9th!
• The girls who made the qualifying cuts and will represent the team at the Suffolk County Championship are: Tarynn Boesch, Lizzy Bossert, Kathryn Brady, Jordan Carpentieri, Meghan Filosa, Emma Haas, Brenna Horan, Madison Perez, Jillian Rastello, Gianna Romano, Mackenzie Thomas, and Natalie Young.
• “Kathryn Brady, Jordan Carpentieri, Brenna Horan, and Mackenzie Thomas,” Mendez-Chicas continued, “also made the NYS Championshipqualifying time in the 200 Medley Relay. Kathryn Brady, Brenna Horan, and Mackenzie Thomas made the NYS Championship in their individual events as well. They will go on to the NYS Championship on November 22nd & 23rd.
Wish the Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team luck for the upcoming Suffolk County Championships on November 9th.
5TH ANNUAL BREASTSTROKE FOR BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER
In addition to success in their competitions, the team also hosted their 5th Annual Breaststroke for Breast Cancer fundraiser meet on October 25th. “The swimmers competed in various breast stroke relays and the divers showed their amazing talent with synchronized diving,” Coach Mendez-Chicas shared. “It was full of energy, as the girls came together with the Girls Varsity teams from Smithtown and Connetquot. Together, they raised $1,490 for Memorial Sloan Kettering to support breast cancer research and treatment.”