OC’s Smith, P-R’s Murslack, MtL’s Nappi and NA’s Kuremsky Win PIAA Class AAA Swimming and Diving Gold

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Saturday, March 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM


After being blanked on Day One on Friday, Saturday turned out to be a golden day for four WPIAL swimmers at the 2011 PIAA Class AAA Swimming and Diving championships at Bucknell University. Oakland Catholic's Leah Smith set a record in the 500-yard freestyle while Kristen Murslack of Pine-Richland won gold in the 100-yard breaststroke. For the guys, John Nappi of Mount Lebanon won the 500-yard freestyle while North Allegheny's Connor Kuremsky took the one-meter diving championship. Here are results from both the girls and boys state swimming championships from Friday and Saturday.

DAY TWO: SATURDAY, MARCH 19th:
PIAA GIRLS CLASS AAA SWIMMING:

FINAL Girls Class AAA Team Standings:
1. Hershey 269.5;
2. Wilson 210;
3. Parkland 193;
4. North Allegheny 116.5;
5. Oakland Catholic 102;

6. Council Rock North 101;
7. Franklin Regional and Lansdale North Penn 92;
9. State College and Emmaus 89.

100 freestyle:
1. Meaghan Raab, Hershey, 49.32
(Record. Old: 49.51, Danielle Siverling, Downingtown East, 2011 preliminaries);
2. Danielle Siverling, Downingtown East, 49.37;
3. Emily Cameron, Warwick, 49.45;
4. Caitlyn Karr, West Lawn Wilson, 51.19;
5. Susanne Gingher, State College, 51.23;
6. Emily Stang, Parkland, 51.24;
7. Katelyn Miller, Hershey, 51.82;
8. Danielle Parowski, Altoona, 52.17.

500 freestyle:
1. Leah Smith, Oakland Catholic, 4:39.96
(Record. Old: 4:42.18, Smith, 2011 preliminaries);

2. Taylor O'Brien, Emmaus, 4:49.71;
3. Claire Loht, Red Land, 4:49.90;
4. Erica Reifinger, Parkland, 4:51.96;
5. Blaire Kinsey, Methacton, 4:57.97;
6. Bizzy Millen, Council Rock North, 4:59.76;
7. Megan Siverling, Downingtown East, 5:00.97;
8. Alexis Grier, Hershey, 5:01.03.

100 backstroke:
1. Christina Leander, West Chester East, 54.83;
2. Melanie Busch, William Tennent, 54.84;
3. Allison Roberts, Emmaus, 54.93;
4. Yurie Nakano, Hershey, 56.34;
5. Kayla Grim, Parkland, 56.38;
6. Brooke Waugaman, Hempfield Area, 56.86;
7. Kelsey Ferrante, McDowell, 56.90;
8. Morgan Pfaff, Red Lion, 57.43.

100 breaststroke:
1. Kristen Murslack, Pinn-Richland, 1:02.12;
2. Kelly Carroll, Great Valley, 1:03.37;
3. Kylie Reiter, West Lawn Wilson, 1:04.48;
4. Alexis Grier, Hershey, 1:05.21;
5. Megan Mallon, Garnet Valley, 1:05.28;
6. Megan Harris, Downingtown West, 1:05.56;
7. Megan Polaha, Parkland, 1:05.80;
8. Gabriella Borza, North Allegheny, 1:06.12.

400 free relay:
1. Hershey (Samantha Surfus, Katelyn
Miller, Yurie Nakano, Meaghan Raab) 3:22.85 (PIAA and National Federation of High Schools record. Old PIAA: 3:24.02, Hershey, 2011 preliminaries. Old NFHS: 3:23.10, Austin, Tex., Westlake, 2008);
2. Parkland 3:26.32;
3. Council Rock North 3:29.09;
4. West Lawn Wilson 3:29.98;
5. North Allegheny 3:30.04;
6. Oakland Catholic 3:31.16;

7. Upper Dublin 3:31.43;
8. Lansdale North Penn 3:32.02

DAY TWO: SATURDAY, MARCH 19th:
PIAA BOYS CLASS AAA SWIMMING:

FINAL Boys Class AAA Team Standings:
1. Hershey 344;
2. La Salle College 228;
3. West Lawn Wilson 151;
4. North Allegheny 138;
5. Henderson 134;
6. Emmaus 121;
7. Upper St. Clair 117;
8. Penn-Trafford 76;
9. Central Bucks East 72.5;
10. Upper Dublin 64.

1-meter diving:
1. Connor Kuremsky, North Allegheny,
599.50 (Record. Old: 543.85, Kuremsky, 2010);
2. J.B. Kolod, Fox Chapel, 580.60;

3. Tanner Wilfong, Hershey, 574.00;
4. Ozzie Moyer, Souderton, 542.90;
5. Ian Forlini, William Tennent, 538.30;
6. Christian Parker, Exeter, 497.00;
7. James Perryman, Upper St. Clair, 481.25;
8. Dominic Giordano, Pine-Richland, 473.75.

100 freestyle:
1. Andrew Kosic, Henderson, 43.32
(Record. Old: 44.34, Koscis, 2011 preliminaries);
2. Dain Bomberger, Warwick, 44.57;
3. Tyler Early, Garnet Valley, 45.73;
4. Jeffrey Young, Hershey, 45.79;
5. Alex Chialastri, Plymouth-Whitemarsh, 45.90;
6. Kevin Intrieri, McDowell, 45.97;
7. Lucas Bureau, Latrobe, 46.26;
8. Benjamin Bauchwitz, Hershey, 46.27.

500 freestyle:
1. John Nappi, Mount Lebanon, 4:27.64;
2. Christian McCurdy, Penn-Trafford, 4:29.72;

3. Chris Szekely, La Salle College, 4:31.61;
4. William Lee, Hershey, 4:34.50;
5. Zachary Luttrell, Hershey, 4:36.60;
6. Evan Holder, La Salle College, 4:37.70;
7. Philip Mancuso, Hershey, 4;38.24;
8. Matthew Drohan, Unionville, 4:39.95

100 backstroke:
1. David Nolan, Hershey, 45.49 (PIAA and
NFHS record. Old PIAA: 47.57, Nolan, 2011 preliminaries. Old NFHS: 46.75, Cole Cragin, Friendswood HS, Tex., 2009); 2. Shane Ryan, Haverford, 47.53;
3. Nathaniel Savoy, West Lawn Wilson, 48.37;
4. Kyle Dudzinski, Upper St. Clair, 48.42;
5. Tim Maurer, Lower Dauphin, 49.20;
6. Matthew Buerger, North Allegheny, 49.37;
7. Eric Forrester, Canon-McMillan,
and Nic Graesser, Conestoga, 50.32.

100 breaststroke:
1. David Speese, La Salle College, 55.95;
2. Luke Nosbisch, Gateway, 56.13;
3. Nicholas Angeny, Archbishop Ryan, 57.22;
4. Jarred Gettes, Father Judge, 57.28;
5. Romain DeCrop, Emmaus, 57.49;
6. Mitchell Veith, Hershey, 57.52;
7. Kyle Ruddle, Hershey, 57.53;
8. Jacob Harner, Father Judge, 58.19.

400 free relay:
1. Hershey (David Nolan, Shota Nakano,
Philip Mancuso, Benjamin Bauchwitz) 3:00.71 (Record. Old: 3:03.53, West Lawn Wilson, 2010. Nolan also sets PIAA and NFHS record in the 100 free with a 42.34. Old PIAA: 43.32, Andrew Koscis, Henderson, 2011 100 free finals. Old NFHS: 42.87, Vlad Morozov, Torrance HS, Cal., 2010);
2. Henderson 3:04.72;
3. La Salle College 3:05.21;
4. West Lawn Wilson 3:06.21;
5. North Allegheny 3:06.75;
6. Lansdale North Penn 3:08.04;
7. Upper Dublin 3:09.80;
8. Emmaus 3:10.03.

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DAY ONE: FRIDAY, MARCH 18th:
PIAA GIRLS CLASS AAA SWIMMING:

Team Standings After Day One:
1. Hershey 144;
2. West Lawn Wilson 124;
3. Parkland 101;
4. Franklin Regional 83;
5. Lansdale North Penn 70;
6. North Allegheny 69.5;
7. State College 59;
8. Emmaus 54;
9. Oakland Catholic 50;
10. Upper Dublin 49.

1-meter diving:
1. Rachel Mumma, Cedar Cliff, 513.95;
2. Lauren Lamendola, Pine-Richland, 443.60;
3. Lyndsay Schmidt, Central Bucks South, 442.35;
4. Rachel Saunders, Central Bucks South, 442.35;
5. Angelika McGhee, Henderson, 432.05;
6. Erica Elias, Lansdale North Penn, 419.15;
7. Ashley Liss, Lansdale North Penn, 411.90;
8. Kelly Thatcher, Downingtown West, 406.85.

200 medley relay:
1. West Lawn Wilson (Taylor Straub, Kylie Reiter, Erin Timochenko, Alexandra Rockett) 1:44.45;
2. Hershey 1:44.58;
3. Franklin Regional 1:45.73;
4. Emmaus 1:46.44;
5. State College 1:46.46;
6. North Allegheny 1:47.18;
7. Parkland 1:47.19;
8. Upper Dublin 1:47.29.

200 freestyle:
1. Meaghan Raab, Hershey, 1:46.16 (Record. Old: 1:46.53, Raab, 2011 preliminaries);
2. Danielle Siverling, Downingtown East, 1:46.63;
3. Leah Smith, Oakland Catholic, 1:46.84;
4. Erica Reifinger, Parkland, 1:49.07;
5. Caitlyn Karr, West Lawn Wilson, 1:49.15;
6. Claire Loht, Red Land, 1:50.40;
7. Taylor O'Brien, Emmaus, 1:51.12;
8. Danielle Parowski, Altoona, 1:51.42.

200 individual medley:
1. Emily Cameron, Warwick, 1:57.47 (Record. Old: 1:59.00, Cameron, 2010);
2. Christina Leander, West Chester East, 2:02.05;
3. Kristen Murslack, Pine-Richland, 2:02.84;
4. Kayla Grim, Parkland, 2:04.25;
5. Kelly Carroll, Great Valley, 2:04.35;
6. Morgan Pfaff, Red Lion, 2:04.59;
7. Brooke Waugaman, Hempfield Area, 2:06.27;
8. Megan Polaha, Parkland, 2:06.63

50 freestyle:
1. Susanne Gingher, State College, 23.22;
2. Shannon Rauth, Downingtown West, 23.29;
3. Melanie Busch, William Tennent, 23.51;
4. Katelyn Miller, Hershey, 23.65;
5. Alyssa Ruffing, Franklin Regional, 23.70;
6. Samantha Wary, Central Dauphin, 23.89;
7. Allie Pennetti, North Allegheny, 23.95;
8. Taylor Straub, West Lawn Wilson, 24.02.

100 butterfly:
1. Yurie Nakano, Hershey, 54.98;
2. Katie Diller, Manheim Twp., 55.22;
3. Kasey Mann, Manheim Twp., 56.52;
4. Lansdale North Penn, 56.63;
5. Natalie Johnsen, Upper St. Clair, 56.87;
6. Samantha Surfus, Hershey, 56.94;
7. Allison Roberts, Emmaus, 57.65;
8. Emily Zheng, State College, 58.08.

200 free relay:
1. Hershey (Meaghan Raab, Madelyn Veith, Alexis Grier, Katelyn Miller) 1:34.23;
2. West Lawn Wilson 1:34.79;
3. Parkland 1:35.54;
4. Franklin Regional 1:36.22;
5. Council Rock North 1:36.23;
6. Oakland Catholic 1:37.01;
7. North Allegheny 1:37.27;

8. Warwick 1:38.00.

DAY ONE: FRIDAY, MARCH 18th:
PIAA BOYS CLASS AAA SWIMMING:

Team Standings After Day One:
1. Hershey 166;
2. La Salle College 137;
3. West Lawn Wilson 102;
4. Upper St. Clair 77;
5. Henderson 69.

200 medley relay:
1. La Salle College (Joe Maginnis, David Speese, Luke Maguire, Eric Schultz) 1:31.94 (Record. Old: 1:32.07, Emmaus, 2010);
2. Hershey 1:32.06;
3. North Allegheny 1:34.00;
4. West Lawn Wilson 1:34.31;
5. Upper St. Clair 1:34.35;
6. Upper Dublin 1:35.48;
7. Central Bucks East 1:35.64;
8. Haverford 1:35.74.

200 freestyle:
1. Shane Ryan, Haverford, 1:38.36;
2. John Nappi, Mount Lebanon 1:38.63;
3. Tim Maurer, Lower Dauphin, 1:39.82;
4. Tyler Early, Garnet Valley, 1:39.94;
5. Benjamin Bauchwitz, Hershey, 1:40.59;
6. Chris Szekely, La Salle College, 1:40.65;
7. Tyler Toren, West Lawn Wilson, 1:40.71;
8. Alex Chialastri, Plymouth-Whitemarsh, 1:40.91.

200 individual medley:
1. David Nolan, Hershey, 1:41.39 (PIAA and National Federation of High Schools record. Old PIAA Class AAA record: 1:47.41, Nolan, 2011 preliminaries. Old NFHS record: 1:43.43, Nolan, 2010 PIAA meet);
2. Nathaniel Savoy, West Lawn Wilson, 1:47.65;
3. Matthew Buerger, North Allegheny, 1:50.25;
4. Zachary Buerger, North Allegheny, 1:51.42;

5. David Speese, La Salle College, 1:51.78;
6. Luke Nosbisch, Gateway, 1:52.91;
7. Thomas McCormick, Henderson, 1:52.99;
8. William Lee, Hershey, 1:53.12.

50 freestyle:
1. Dain Bomberger, Warwick, 20.35;
2. Jeffrey Young, Hershey, 20.51;
3. Romain DeCrop, Emmaus, 20.95;
4. Alexander Muraro, Emmaus, 20.97;
5. Gerard Woody, Dallastown, 21.09;
6. Micah Cattell, State College, 21.12;
7. Eric Schultz, La Salle College, 21.15;
8. Riley Weber, Central Bucks East, 21.28

100 butterfly:
1. Andrew Kosic, Henderson, 47.68 (Record. Old: 47.82, Kosic, 2011 preliminaries);
2. Christian McCurdy, Penn-Trafford, 49.43;
3. Kyle Dudzinski, Upper St. Clair, 49.52;

4. Philip Mancuso, Hershey, 49.77;
5. Joe Maginnis, La Salle College, 49.94;
6. Kevin Magee, Central Bucks East, and Lucas Bureau, Greater Latrobe, 50.13;
8. Kyle Magee, Methacton, 50.37.

200 free relay:
1. Hershey (David Nolan, Shota Nakano, Jeffrey Young, Benjamin Bauchwitz) 1:21.01 (PIAA and NFHS record. Old PIAA AAA mark: 1:22.70, Hershey, 2011 preliminaries; Old NFHS mar: 1:22.15, Glenview Glenbrook, Ill., 2009. Nolan leadoff leg of 19.58 sets new PIAA Class AAA 50 freestyle record); 2. West Lawn Wilson 1:23.38;
3. Emmaus 1:23.58;
4. Upper St. Clair 1:24.22;
5. Henderson 1:24.39;
6. La Salle College 1:25.88;
7. Penn-Trafford 1:26.55;
8. State College 1:27.63.

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