Waves swim against Sanford Titans

    SANFORD — The Piscataquis Regional YMCA Waves visited the Sanford YMCA on Saturday, Jan. 5 to compete against the Titans. Traveling with only 20 swimmers the Waves were greatly outnumbered but many swimmers contributed points with top ten finishes.


Photo courtesy of PRYMCA

    WAVES TRAVELING TO YORK COUNTY — Among the PRYMCA Waves swimmers who took part in a Jan. 5 meet at the Sanford YMCA against the home pool’s Titans were, pictured from left with their coach Jen Wellman, Ateon Whitney of Dover-Foxcroft, Devin Henderson of Milo, Peyton Wellman and Wyatt Rayfield both of Dover-Foxcroft.


    Waves swimmers with first-place finishes were Ateon Whitney in the 25 breast, Wyatt Rayfield in the 50 back, Jill Annis in the 50 free and 100 free, Alyssa Boyd in the 50 back, Sheryl Chase in the 50 free, Tristin Green in the 50 back, Clay Carroll in the 100 breast, Abbey Henderson in the 50 fly, Molly Foley in the 200 IM, 50 free and the 500 free and Jenna Clukey in the 50 free, 50 back and the 100 IM. Waves swimmers also picked up several second-place finishes.

    Waves swimmers with personal best times at the meet were Boyd, Erica Cole, Green, Whitney, Jasmine Sanchez, Wyatt Rayfield, Ava Rayfield, Chase, Abby Henderson, Peyton Wellman, Amy Waugh and Chloe Waugh.

    The swimmer taking off the most time from their previous best time gets recognized as the “Biggest Loser.” The Biggest Loser at Sanford was Sanchez, who took the most time off a single event by taking an amazing 9.31 seconds off her mark in the 50 back. Honorable mention for “Biggest Loser” was Whitney for an also amazing 6.24 seconds off his previous best time in the 25 back.

    The “Biggest Loser” of all events combined was also Sanchez for her swim in the 50 back. The honorable mention for “Biggest Loser” for all events combined was Whitney for his time in the 25 back.

    The Piscataquis Regional YMCA is a cause-driven organization that is committed to the community and dedicated to promoting healthy spirit, mind, and body for all, through programs and services grounded in Christian heritage and the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

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