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Firestone girls swim team victorious over Shaker Heights

2/6/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Kathleen Collins

WEST AKRON — Firestone High School’s boys and girls swim teams hosted Shaker Heights High School Jan. 31.

The Lady Falcons defeated Shaker Heights’ girls team 113-71. For the boys, Shaker Heights defeated Firestone 121-49.

According to the Firestone swim team’s website, www.firestoneswimming.org, Firestone’s girls relay teams placed first in the 200-yard medley, the 200-yard freestyle and the 400-yard freestyle relays.

First-place finishes also were won by Firestone’s Clare Scantling in the 200-yard freestyle; Natalie O’Brien in the 200-yard individual medley (IM) and the 100-yard butterfly; Lauren Vegh in the 50-yard freestyle and in the 100-yard backstroke, Chelsea Noble in 1-meter diving; Shannon Cahalan in the 100-yard freestyle; Carly Chelovitz in the 500-yard freestyle; and Anne Scantling in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Shown at right bottom is O’Brien swimming the backstroke in the 200-yard IM.

Vegh is shown at right top during the 50-yard freestyle.

Firestone’s Alex Michael, shown below, placed first in the 200-yard freestyle.

Fellow Falcon Cameron Peachock placed first in the 500-yard freestyle. The Firestone boys relay team also won first in the 400-yard freestyle relay.

Shown above is Firestone’s Garrett Parker swimming the butterfly during the 200 IM.

For more results from the meet, visit the team’s website.

— By Kathleen Collins

Photos: Lew Stamp

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