The 2013-14 swimming and diving season will be remembered as the season where Rocky River ruled the pool in the West Shore Conference.
The Pirates won both the boys and girls championships at the conference meet at Lakewood High School. The girls won seven of the 12 events and used their overall team depth to score 130 points and outdistance Bay (85.5). The Pirate boys used their depth as well, winningly three events but still scoring 101 points to get past the Rockets\' 79.
The final standings showed Avon third...
The Brecksville Bees made it a clean sweep and broke some records along the way at the 2014 Southwestern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at the Westlake Rcreation Center.
The Bees scored 370 points to swim past runner-up Amherst\'s 245 in the girls competition. Avon Lake finished third with 223 points, followed by Westlake with 176, Olmsted Falls with 149, North Olmsted with 133 and Berea-Midpark with 99.
For the Brecksville boys, they won nine...
One of the top swimming and diving matchups in the Southwestern Conference took place last weekend at the Westlake Recreation Center pool. When it was all said and done, it was Berea-Midpark that came one event away from a sweep.
The Westlake girls won the final event of the night, taking the 400 Freestyle Relay to edge the Titans 93-92. But in the boys meet, Berea-Midpark got four-win performances from seniors Quenten Cipra and Ray Klebowski to come away with an impressive 111-74 win...
Even though the swimmers of Brecksville-Broadview Heights built up a substantial lead over North Olmsted early on, the Bees kept pushing, especially at the end of each race.
That, more than anything, pleased head coach Mark Krusinski after Friday night\'s Southwestern Conference meet.
\"What I\'m seeing from our swimmers is that we\'re working really hard,\" Krusinski said. \"We were focusing toward the end of the meet.
\"I\'m really happy with the way...\"
The 2013-14 swimming and diving season got underway this week as longtime rivals Rocky River and Westlake faced each other at the Westlake Recreation Center pool. The visiting Pirates came away with a pair of team wins, taking the girl meet 124-59 and the boys meet 105-81.
In the girls competition, sophomore Lauren Devorace and junior Emma Flynn each took part in four first-place finishes. Devorace won the 100 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke, while also swimming in the Pirates\' winning 200 Freestyle...