Bassett, Cheung, & Jones Double Winners at Suburban Swim Championship Meet

NEWTON – The Framingham Parks & Recreation co-ed swim team finished second at the regional meet at Gath Pool in Newton, yesterday, August 13.

Newton’s Bluefish won the meet with 389 points. The Framingham Frogs scored 291 points, with Walpole finishing third out of a dozen teams with 132 points.

Framingham High junior Cole Bassett won two titles Saturday – the boys 15-18 freestyle and the 15-18 backstroke.

Bassett swam the 50-yard backstroke 25.27 seconds. Teammate Joshua Cohen, a Framingham High senior, finished fourth at 28.23 seconds. Framingham’s Raymond Wong, 16, finished fifth at 28.35 seconds.

Bassett won the 50-yard boys 15-18 freestyle title, swimming 22.12 seconds, just missing the league record at 22 seconds flat.

Chance Yan, 13, broke Bassett’s 13-14 year old backstroke record. He won the backstroke title in a time of 25.40 seconds.

Ivan Cheung, 8, won his age group, for the 25-yard butterfly title in 18.12 seconds. Cheung also won the 8 and under age group for 25-yard freestyle in 16 seconds flat.

Garrett Jones, 10, won the boys 9-10 freestyle title in 14.06 seconds. Jones also won the breaststroke for his age group swimming 25-yards  in 19.06 seconds.

Other Framingham swimmers who won a league title yesterday include:

  • Marley Desimone, 14, and incoming freshman at Framingham High won the 13-14 girls freestyle. She swam 50-yards in 26.69 seconds.
  • Claire Puffer, 10, won the 25-yard backstroke for the 9-10 girls in 16.63 seconds.

In the relays, Framingham also won a couple of titles.

  • The 8 and under mixed relay finished first. The swimmers were Cheung, Leon Kocherovsky, Matthew Spalding, and Alexander Tsizer.
  • The girls 9 & 10 relay team from Framingham finished first in 1.02.59 minutes. Swimmers were Madrid Cunningham, Puffer, Marie Scanlon and Ella Terranova.
  • The girls 11 to 14 relay team finished first for Framingham at 1:49.48 minutes. Swimmers were Desimone, Jillian O’Neil, Tatum O’Leary and Jessica Tosi.
  • The Framingham boys 11 to 14 relay finished first in 1:41.03 seconds. Swimmers were Brian Cheung, Leone Kisler, Justin Lu, and Yan.

Other Framingham Frog swimmers who earned points yesterday by placing in the top six were:

  • Spalding, 8, sixth in the 25-yard butterfly. Time: 23.45 seconds
  • Laryssa Gazda, 14, fourth in the 50-yard butterfly. Time: 30.25
  • C. Yan, 12, second in the 50-yard butterfly. Time: 26.11
  • Carol Wang, 18,  fourth in the 50-yard butterfly. Time: 28.30
  • Cohen, 17, sixth in the 50-yard butterfly. Time: 27.62
  • Tsizer, 8, second in the 25-yard freestyle. Time: 18.53
  • Puffer, 10, second in the 25-yard freestyle. Time: 14.74
  • Scanlon, 9, sixth in the 25-yard freestyle. Time: 15.83
  • Edie Bassett, 12, fourth in the 50-yard freestyle. Time: 28.81
  • Jonathan Dupcak, 12, second in the 50-yard freestyle. Time: 26.76
  • O’Neil,  13, second in the 50-yard freestyle. Time: 27.17
  • Tosi, 14, third in the 50-yard freestyle. Time: 27.50
  • Leon Kisler, 14, fourth in the 50-yard freestyle. Time: 25.76
  • Lu, 14, sixth in the 50-yard freestyle. Time: 26.45
  • Kara McCurdy, sixth in the 50-yard freestyle. Time: 27.28
  • Tsizer, 8, fourth in the 25-yard breaststroke. Time: 25.61
  • Kochervosky, 8, second in the 25-yard breaststroke. Time: 22.94
  • Scanlon, 9, fourth in the 25-yard breaststroke. Time: 21.37
  • Cunningham, 10, sixth in the 25-yard breaststroke. Time: 22.33
  • Laura Dube, 12, second in the 50-yard breaststroke. Time: 36.00
  • Edward Gao, 12, fourth in the 50-yard breaststroke. Time: 40.83
  • Tosi, 14, sixth in the 50-yard breaststroke. Time: 36.90
  • Lu, 14, fourth in the 50-yard breaststroke. Time: 32.66
  • Kisler, 14, sixth in the 50-yard breaststroke. Time: 34.52
  • Cole Keiser, 16, third in the 50-yard breaststroke. Time: 29.53
  • Eli Gazda, 16, fourth in the 50-yard breaststroke. Time: 30.31
  • Lila Hill, 8, third in the 25-yard backstroke. Time: 22.33
  • Evie Gao, 8, sixth in the 25-yard backstroke. Time: 32.35
  • Kochervosky, 8, second in the 25-yard backstroke. Time: 19.30
  • Spalding, 8, fifth in the 25-yard backstroke. Time: 22.51
  • Ethan Lu, 9, third in the 25-yard backstroke. Time: 17.98
  • Edie Bassett, 12, second in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 30.32
  • Dupcak, 12, second in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 32.00
  • Ethan Pham, 11, fifth in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 35.82
  • L. Gazda, 14, second in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 30.35
  • Desimone, 14, third in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 30.36
  • O’Neil, 14, fourth in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 30.57
  • Brian Cheung, 13, sixth in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 31.44
  • Joshua Cohen, 17, fourth in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 28.23
  • Raymond Wong, 16, fifth in the 50-yard backstroke. Time: 28.35

 

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