Local swimmers shine in YMCA conference, state meets
Published 4:26 pm Friday, March 11, 2022
NILES — The Niles-Buchanan YMCA Mariners swim team was well-represented in its Western Michigan Conference meet and Michigan YMCA State Championship meet last month.
Below is a list of first place finishers in each meet:
Alyvia Baker: 100-yard butterfly & 500-yard freestyle
Grayson Edelberg: 50-yard butterfly
Archer Jankoviak: 500-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard breaststroke
Boaz Jankoviak: 25-yard breaststroke
Johnny Jankoviak: 200-yard individual medley, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard breaststroke
Nolyn Jankoviak: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle
Ella Penney: 200-yard backstroke
Paul Pirri: 200-yard individual medley IM, 100-yard butterfly
Violet Schultz: 200-yard individual medley, 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke
Avery Teske: 100-yard freestyle
Rozzie Vernon: 25-yard freestyle, 25-yard butterfly, 50-yard freestyle, 25-yard backstroke
Archer Jankoviak: 400-yard individual medley
Paul Pirri: 200-yard individual medley
Great Lakes YMCA Zone Championship Qualifiers
Archer and Jonny Jankoviak qualified for the Great Lakes YMCA Zone Championship and will compete in the Great Lakes YMCA Zone Championship Meet March 18 to March 20 at Canton McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio. There will be YMCA swimmers from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia.
Archer also qualified for the National YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.