Fulton Speed Demons Meet the Norwich Dolphins

The Fulton YMCA Speed Demons traveled to Norwich recently to swim against the Norwich Dolphins.

Senior swimmers of the week from left to right, back row: Chris Pridat, Andrew Distin; 5th row: Thomas Distin, Grace Trepasso, Kayleigh Hotaling; 4th row: Josh Hotaling, Deirdre Murphy, Sage Hourihan; 3rd row: Cassandra Jones, Dakota Stoutenger, Adrianna Dodge; 2nd row: Breanna Stoutenger; 1st row: Timothy McAfee, Caitlyn McAfee,  Andrew Dedich; missing: Janelle Tallents, Anna Guernsey, Ross Gardner, Alisa Trudell, Kaitlyn Trudell, Lacey Reich, Kyle Buck and Brandon Webb.
Senior swimmers of the week from left to right, back row: Chris Pridat, Andrew Distin; 5th row: Thomas Distin, Grace Trepasso, Kayleigh Hotaling; 4th row: Josh Hotaling, Deirdre Murphy, Sage Hourihan; 3rd row: Cassandra Jones, Dakota Stoutenger, Adrianna Dodge; 2nd row: Breanna Stoutenger; 1st row: Timothy McAfee, Caitlyn McAfee, Andrew Dedich; missing: Janelle Tallents, Anna Guernsey, Ross Gardner, Alisa Trudell, Kaitlyn Trudell, Lacey Reich, Kyle Buck and Brandon Webb.

During the meet, several Fulton swimmers were recognized as swimmers of the week.

To earn the recognition, a swimmer must improve in their events or achieve a time in an event that qualifies them for the YMCA state meet in Buffalo in March.

Senior swimmers of the week included Janelle Tallents, Anna Guernsey, Josh Hotaling, Kayleigh Hotaling, Sage Hourihan, Andrew Dedich, Thomas Distin, Adrianna Dodge, Ross Gardner, Caitlyn McAfee, Breanna Stoutenger, Cassandra Jones, Grace Trepasso, Timothy McAfee, Dakota Stoutenger, Alisa Trudell, Kaitlyn Trudell, Deirdre Murphy, Lacey Reich, Kyle Buck, Andrew Distin, Chris Pridat and Brandon Webb.

Junior swimmers of the week included Ean Stevenson, Rimma Mankiewicz, Jessica Gilmore, Emily Grant, Ella Henderson, Olivia Ruzekowicz, Anna Abrams, Jayda Borrow, Annabel Boyer, Mark Tallents, Angel Croci, Luvlee Croci, Jaden Patterson, Savannah Tice and Olivia Hawthorne.

The Speed Demons will travel to Cortland to participate in their next and last swim meet of the season: The Central New York District YMCA Swimming Championship Meet in which almost 500 swimmers from all eight Central New York YMCA swim teams compete.

The eight teams who will participate include Fulton, Auburn, Cortland, Norwich, Oneonta, Oneida, Oswego and Watertown.

Junior swimmers of the week from left to right, back row: Luvlee Croci, Jaden Patterson, Savannah Tice; 4th row: Olivia Hawthorne, Ean Stevenson, Jessica Gilmore, Anna Abrams; 3rd row: Ella Henderson, Mark Tallents, Emily Grant; 2nd row: Rimma Mankiewicz, Jayda Borrow, Angel Croci; 1st row: Olivia Ruzekowicz; missing: Annabel Boyer.
Junior swimmers of the week from left to right, back row: Luvlee Croci, Jaden Patterson, Savannah Tice; 4th row: Olivia Hawthorne, Ean Stevenson, Jessica Gilmore, Anna Abrams; 3rd row: Ella Henderson, Mark Tallents, Emily Grant; 2nd row: Rimma Mankiewicz, Jayda Borrow, Angel Croci; 1st row: Olivia Ruzekowicz; missing: Annabel Boyer.