WARSAW – The Kosciusko Community YMCA Sharks swim team had a great swim season. The team was able to host three dual meets at the new Parkview Warsaw YMCA pool. Because of the parent volunteers and the support of the Y, the home swim meets were a huge success. This season the team increased to 94 swimmers ages five to 17.
The Kosy Sharks swim team finished up their winter season at Y State on March 3-5 at Notre Dame, 74 swimmers in all at Y State. The team finished third overall, and out of 496 swims, the Sharks had 344 of the best times. Ian Wihebrink and Brenna Morgan were third place high point in their age groups. The 200 medley relay team for the 15 and over boys of Nick Zogbi, Grant Knight, Evan Borchers and Alex Cook set a new state record.
Ian Wihebrink participated at the Age Group State Championship and finished 16th in the 100 breaststroke. Zach LaLonde, Delaney Wihebrink, Cooper Archer, Knight and Ian Wihebrink participated at the YMCA Zones meet at Bowling Green State University, Knight finishing second in the 50 breaststroke and fourth in the 100 breaststroke.
The Sharks begin their summer season on April 17. Sign-ups are going on now, see the YMCA’s Welcome Center or www.kcymca.org for more information.
As a member of the Sharks, swimmers will develop their competitive skills, stroke techniques and endurance in a supportive learning environment. Participation builds character, teamwork and encourages individual achievement. Every Sharks swimmer has the opportunity to compete in meets throughout the season. Swimmers must be at least five years of age, able to swim one length of a 25 yard pool while putting their face in the water, and must be a member of the Y.