Written by Wanda Struhl Friday, 12 March 2010 00:00
At a recent swim meet against the Bensonhurst Stingrays, the Sid Jacobson Barracudas was able to take first place in every category. While there were no competitors in some categories, in the categories where all lanes were taken, the Barracudas were able to maintain their competitive edge and come out ahead. Some of the highlights of the meet were:
Women 9-110 50 Fly- Deborah Meirowitz and Marlee Singer were strong from start to finish and ended up taking 1st and 2nd place respectively.
Women 11-12 50 Fly- Marisa Struhl, Mia Berkman-Crowley and Morgan Shaw were 1st, 2nd and 3rd out of five lanes.
Men 9-10 50 Back- Jordan Friedman took the lead at the half and never let up to finish 1st.
Women 11-12 50 Back- Alison Rourke had a strong start and was able to finish 1st six yards ahead of her competitor.
Men 13-14 100 back- Gavin Walsh took 1st place effortlessly against 2 competitors.
Women 9-10 100 IM- Deborah Meirowitz and Saanchi Kukadia were both ahead after 25 yards and finish 1st and 2nd respectively.
Women 11-12 100 Im- Rachel Clive was ahead after 25 yards and maintained her lead to take 1st out of 5.
Men 8 & Under 25 Breast- Kevin Doyle took 1st in a close race.
Women 9-10 50 Breast- Marlee Singer and Saanchi Kukadia were close from beginning to end and ended up taking 1st and 2nd respectively.
Women 11-12 50 Breast- Mary Doyle, Pheobe Menaker and Isabelle Fagen were 1st, 2nd and 3rd in one of the few races where all 6 lanes were used.
Women 13-14 100 Breast- Lauren Tierney pulled ahead at the last 5 yards to take 1st place over fellow teammate Margaret Pegno.
Men 13-14 100 Breast- Gavin Walsh and Robert Godfried were neck to neck throughout but Gavin was able to finish 1st.
Men 8 & Under Free- Peter Doyle and August Zeidman were 1st and 2nd respectively.
Women 9-10 Free- Saanchi Kukadia was able to take 1st place for the Barracudas in a tough race.
Men 9-10 Free- Harrison Berger was terrific at the last 10 yards to take 1st place.
Women 11-12 50 Free- Alison Rourke, Addie Midgen and Phoebe Menaker were 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in a full race.