Weekly Feature

2018-03-07 / Sports

TigerSharks record personal bests at Niagara Region Silver Championship

The Amherst TigerSharks returned to competition and sent 10 swimmers to the Niagara Region Silver Championships Feb. 23-25.

All TigerShark swimmers turned in impressive outings with numerous personal-best times.

Recording personal-best times were: Kai Faller (boys 50 free and 100 free); Eric Osterstrom (boys 100 free and 50 free); Maggie Parobek (girls 50 free and 100 free, 100 breast); Paige Smith (girls 100 breast and 50 free); Elyse Spencer (girls 50 and 100 back, 50 and 100 free); Roman Tedeschi (boys 50, 100 and 200 free, 50 fly, 100 and 200 IM); and Nico Voit (boys 50 and 100 back, 50 and 100 free, and 100 IM).

On top of these personal-best times, the TigerSharks had good representation in the top 16 finishes for many of the races.

“From a coaching perspective, it was great to see our athletes come together to represent their community and team in such a positive light,” coach Mike Giancarlo said. “The meet was filled with many strong swimmers from the area. As a team, the TigerSharks represented themselves very well and have continued to make other teams take notice.”

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