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2019 TIMES-TRIBUNE ALL-REGION BOYS SWIM TEAM

March 31, 2019

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR Aidan DROUSE Scranton, Senior PIAA CLASS 3A: Finished 30th in the 100 butterfly (52.58). DISTRICT 2-4 CLASS 3A: Won gold medal in the 100 butterfly (52.39) and gold medal in the 100 freestyle (46.95). NOTEWORTHY: Won gold medal as a member of 200 Free Relay at District 2-4 Class 3A Championships. ... Won gold medal and set a meet and pool record in the 100 butterfly (52.26) and won gold medal in the 100 backstroke (54.19) and won gold medals as part of the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay giving him 13 gold medals in career at the Les Richards Championships. ... Fourth All-Region selection. ... Three-time Swimmer of the Year. Nick DROUSE Scranton, Junior DISTRICT 2-4 CLASS 3A: Won silver medal in the 50 freestyle (22.01) and 100 breaststroke (1:00.19). NOTEWORTHY: Won gold medal as a member of 200 freestyle relay at District 2-4 Class 3A Championships. ... Won a gold medal in the 50 freestyle (21.69) and the 100 breaststroke (1:00.41) and as a member of the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay at the Les Richards Championships. ... Third All-Region selection. Damian BARANOWSKI Delaware Valley, Junior PIAA CLASS 3A: Finished 27th in the 200 freestyle (1:46.29). DISTRICT 2-4 CLASS 3A: Won gold medal in the 200 freestyle (1:46.03) and silver in the 100 freestyle (47.81). NOTEWORTHY: Won silver medal as a member of 200 freestyle Relay and as a member of the 400 Freestyle Relay at District 2-4 Class 3A Championships. ... Won gold medal in the 200 freestyle (1:48.59) and the 100 freestyle (49.07) at Les Richards Championships. ... Third All-Region selection. Luke STEVENS Delaware Valley, Junior DISTRICT 2-4 CLASS 3A: Won silver medal in 200 individual medley (2:03.50) and sixth-place medal in the 100 backstroke (1:02.25). NOTEWORTHY: Won silver medal as a member of 200 Freestyle Relay and as a member of the 400 Freestyle Relay at District 2-4 Class 3A Championships. ... Won silver medal in the 200 individual medley (2:03.33) and bronze medal in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.49) at Les Richards Championships. ... Third All-Region selection. Peter KAWASH Lakeland, Sophomore PIAA CLASS 2A: Finished 14th in the 100 backstroke (54.57). DISTRICT 2 CLASS 2A: Won gold medal in the 100 backstroke (54.24) and won bronze medal in the 100 butterfly (55.86). NOTEWORTHY: Won silver medal in the 100 backstroke (55.66) and bronze medal in the 100 butterfly (56.37) at Les Richards Championships. ... Placed second in 100 backstroke (56.10), third in 100 butterfly (57.33) and fifth in 100 free (52.60) at Ernie Shartle Invitational. ... Second All-Region selection. Carter SMITH Abington Heights, Senior PIAA CLASS 2A: Won an eighth-place medal in diving (377.55). DISTRICT 2 CLASS 2A: Won gold medal in diving (439.70). NOTEWORTHY: Won gold medal in diving (438.65) at Les Richards Championships. ... Established a Tunkhannock High School pool record with a score of 450.0 to win gold medal at Ernie Shartle Invitational. ... Third All-Region selection. Josh PRZEKOP Abington Heights, Senior PIAA CLASS 2A: Won eighth-place medal in 50 freestyle (22.00) and finished 32nd in 100 butterfly (56.98). DISTRICT 2 CLASS 2A: Won gold medal in 50 freestyle (21.78) and silver in 100 butterfly (54.36). NOTEWORTHY: Won fifth-place medal in 50 freestyle (23.34) at Les Richards Championships. ... Finished fifth in the 50 freestyle (23.57) at the Ernie Shartle Invitational. ... Third All-Region selection. Jason ARDAN Scranton, Senior DISTRICT 2-4 CLASS 3A: Won bronze medal in the 50 free (22.89) and fourth-place medal in the 100 freestyle (50.38). NOTEWORTHY: Won gold medal as a member of 200 freestyle relay at District 2-4 Class 3A Championships. ... Won bronze in 50 free (23.16) and bronze in the 100 free (50.58) at Les Richards Championships. ... Helped the Knights win the 200 medley and 200 free relays at the Ernie Shartle Invitational. ... First All-Region selection. EJ MUNDIA Scranton, Senior DISTRICT 2-4 CLASS 3A: Finished ninth in the 100 backstroke (1:06.56). NOTEWORTHY: Won gold medal as a member of 200 freestyle relay at District 2-4 Class 3A Championships. ... Helped set a pool record in the 200 free relay in dual meet against West Scranton. ... Placed fourth in the 100 backstroke (1:00.41) and helped the Knights win the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay at the Ernie Shartle Invitational. ... First All-Region selection. Kale DECKER Elk Lake, Senior DISTRICT 2 CLASS 2A: Won bronze in the 200 freestyle (1:54.02) and fifth-place medal in the 500 freestyle (5:14.51). NOTEWORTHY: Won bronze in the 200 freestyle (1:56.71) and bronze in the 500 freestyle (5:19.58) at Les Richards Championships. ... Placed third in the 200 freestyle (2:01.55) and fourth in the 500 freestyle (5:33.39) at the Ernie Shartle Invitational. ... First All-Region selection. Joseph CHOLISH Scranton Prep, Junior PIAA CLASS 2A: Finished 10th in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.25). DISTRICT 2 CLASS 2A: Won gold in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.46) and bronze medal in the 200 individual medley (2:11.62). NOTEWORTHY: Won gold as member of 200 medley relay at the District 2 Class 2A Championships. ... Won fourth-place medal in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.38) and sixth-place medal in the 200 individual medley (2:18.73) at Les Richards Championships. ... First All-Region selection. Ethan HAGGERTY Scranton Prep, Freshman PIAA CLASS 2A: Finished 32nd in the 500 freestyle (5:19.26). DISTRICT 2 CLASS 2A: Won gold in the 500 freestyle (5:10.24) and sixth-place medal in 200 freestyle (1:55.24). NOTEWORTHY: Won fourth-place medal in the 500 freestyle (5:24.02) and fifth-place medal in the 200 freestyle (1:58.68) at Les Richards Championships. ... Placed fifth in the 500 freestyle (5:20.27) at the Central York Big 8 Championships. ... First All-Region selection. Nathan THAYER Scranton Prep, Freshman DISTRICT 2 CLASS 2A: Won fifth-place medal in the 50 freestyle (22.92) and sixth-place medal in the 100 butterfly (58.23). NOTEWORTHY: Won gold as member of 200 medley relay at the District 2 Class 2A Championships. ... Won fourth-place medal in the 50 freestyle (23.27) at Les Richards Championships. ... Placed sixth in the 50 freestyle (23.93) at the Central York Big 8 Championships. ... First All-Region selection.

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