Craig, McClelland, Atanasoff head All-Region swimming.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | March 28, 2018

 

Notre Dame's Catherine Craig was a state medalist and the MVP of the Section 4 Class C meet this year. Now, she is the All-Region girls' swimmer of the year.

Abby Thoman of Athens made states in diving and is the diver of the year, while Athens freshman Amy Jarvis is the newcomer of the year.

Sayre's Caleb McClelland and Mike Atanasoff of Waverly both made states in two events and are the co-swimmers of the year for the boys. Gage Streeter of Waverly is the diver of the year, while Cale Dick of NP-Mansfield is the newcomer of the year.

The girls' first team includes Sayre's Kayla Kittle in the 50 free and Wellsboro's Cathryn Brought in the 100 free.

Craig is on the first team in the 200 free, 500 free, 100 back, 100 breaststroke, 100 fly and 200 IM.

Thoman is the first team diver and Erica Locke of Towanda is on the first team as a wild card in the 500.

Waverly's Julianne Lee, Abigail Durgin, Kennedy Wheeler and Paige Miller are first team in the 200 medley relay, Miller, Wheeler, Maggie Whitley and Morgan Zwierlein are first team in the 200 free relay and Kendra Gorsline, Selkie Bishop, Lauren Nevill and Jarvis are first team in the 400 free relay.

The second team diver is Miller and she's second team in the 50 free. Wheeler is second team in the 100 free and 100 fly and Jarvis is second team in the 200 free. Caroline Rogers of Notre Dame is second team in the 500 free and 200 IM, Lee is second team in the 100 back, Brenna White of NPM is second team in the 100 breaststroke.

Bishop is on the third team in the 50 free and Kaitlyne Kramer of Wellsboro is third in the 100 free. Jillian Shay of Sayre is third team in the 200 and 500 free and Gorsline is third team in the 100 back. Chenelle Huddleston is third team in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke and Waverly's Starr Harford is third team in the 100 fly and Mary Smiley of Towanda is the third team diver.

A swimmer can only be on either the first, second or third team as an individual swimmer. They are placed on the team that is the highest position for them.

For the boys, Towanda's Zach Sims, Demetrius Hill, Connor Wilcox and John Schrader are on the first team in the 200 medley relay and Kaden Wheeler, Mike Atanasoff, Jared Stewart and Josh Lee are on the first team in the 400 free relay, while Lee, Atanasoff, Stewart and Ryan Bennett are on the first team in the 200 free relay.

Stewart is first team in the 200 IM and McClelland is first team in the 200 free and 500 free. Sims is first team in the 100 back and Streeter is the first team diver.

Atanasoff is first team in the 50 free, 100 fly, 100 free and 100 breaststroke.

Sayre's Joshua McClelland, a state qualifier, is a first team wild card in the 50 and 100 free and Connor Brought of Wellsboro is a first-team wild card in the 100 breaststroke.

The second team has Stewart in the 200 free, 100 free and 1000 back and Tyler Brooks of Waverly in the 200 IM. Brennan Warner of Wellsboro is seocnd team in the 100 breaststroke and 50 free and Shawn Shaw of Athens is second team in the 500 free, while Wheeler is second team in the 100 fly and Hill is the second team diver.

Lee is third team in the 200 free and 100 free and Wilcox is third team in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM. Schrader is third team in the 50 free, Bennett is third team in the 100 fly, Collin Keefer of Waverly is third team in the 500 free and Joey Stermer of Sayre is the third team diver.