MetroWest YMCA Stingrays Compete in District Championships
- Name: MetroWest YMCA
- School or league: Stingrays Swim Team
- Team: Stingrays Swim Team
- Award: District Championship
The MetroWest YMCA Stringray Swimteam competed in the YMCA District Championships competition composed of team from the Eastern Mass YMCA swim leagues. The MetroWest YMCA Stingrays has 88 swimmers and 66 of them competed at the championships on February 2 & 3.
Some of the results from the meet are:
- The MetroWest YMCA Stingrays 8 and under girls placed 4th.
- Stingrays Girls ages 11-12 came in 3rd place overall.
- Stingray Girls ages 11-12 are undefeated in the Eastern MA YMCA Swim League Division II
- Stingray Girls ages 9-10 are undefeated in the Eastern MA YMCA Swim League Division II
- Stingray Boys age 9-10 are undefeated in the Eastern MA YMCA Swim League Division II
- Stingray Boys ages 11 -12 placed 4th at the YMCA District Championships
Highlights from the 11-12 girls district champion results are the 200 free relay came from behind to win with Isabel Berdecio swimming her best time in the 50 free. Chelsea Zhang placed 1st in the 50 Backstroke. Isabel paced 1st in the 50 free and 100 free and 2nd in the 200 free individual events Hannah Alich placed 4th 50 breaststroke, Jillian placed 6th 50 freestyle. They competed against team is 40 or more 11-12 girls and they were only 8 swimmers strong. These are the same girls that won the 9-10 age group at the YMCA New England Championships in 2010.
The Stingray Swim team is working hard to prepare for the YMCA New England Championship in March at Springfield College.