Marr-lin Swim Team Hosts Waltham
The Marr-lin Swim Team hosted the Waltham Club in a meet that showcased some of the top talent in the N.E.N.E.A.P.C. league. Thanks to some great races, the team managed to capture four of the five age groups. Throughout the meet there were many strong performances from swimmers in each age group. Some of the highlights include the following swimmers in the 8 & under age group: Gerard Gannon (100 yd. I.M. 1:58.16), Denise O’Donovan (100 yd. I.M. 2:23.40), Kate McGrath (100 yd. I.M. 2:41.16), Chrismin Charlot (25 yd. Freestyle 18.41), Alison Cahill (25 yd. Freestyle 21.85), Sydney Denver (25 yd. Freestyle 28.03), Kaleigh Cadogan (25 yd. Freestyle 29.87), Brendan Cadogan (25 yd. Freestyle 29.91) and Michael Kerr (25 yd. Butterfly 34.37). Top times for the 10 & under age group include: Victoria Smith (50 yd. Freestyle 38.59), Zuzanna Stepnowski (50 yd. Freestyle 56.60), Abigayle Crisman (50 yd. Freestyle 37.12), Lauren Hernandez (50 yd. Freestyle 34.47), Casey MacKinnon (50 yd. Butterfly 36.68), Pennie Sullivan (50 yd. Butterfly 57.25), Clare McCarthy (100 yd. Freestyle 1:28.08), Nicholas Clements (100 yd. Freestyle 2:03.28), Emma Murphy (50 yd. Breaststroke 46.72) and Sarah O’Donovan (50 yd. Breaststroke 50.12). Strong showings from the 12 & under age group include: Kyle Casey (100 yd. I.M. 1:37.32), Jessica Hernandez (50 yd. Freestyle 34.53), Jacqueline Czar (50 yd. Freestyle 37.25), Malik Williams (50 yd. Freestyle 39.47), Rourke Sheriff (50 yd. Freestyle 58.12), Mateusz Stepnowski (50 yd. Freestyle 1:12.62), Eliana Regan (50 yd. Butterfly 42.97), Sara Delaney (50 yd. Butterfly 48.26), Jackie Bertram (50 yd. Butterfly 46.25), Danielle O’Driscoll (50 yd. Butterfly 47.89), Mishaliz Melo (50 yd. Butterfly 53.11), Victoria Trojano (100 yd. Freestyle 1:10.97), Abigael Brown (100 yd. Freestyle 1:43.09), Juan Rodriguez (100 yd. Freestyle 1:20.82), Angela Bazzinotti (50 yd. Backstroke 45.07), Emily Suslowicz (50 yd Backstroke 44.19), Teresa Flaherty (50 yd. Backstroke 52.03), Andrew Arcieri (50 yd. Backstroke 1:02.39), Desmond O’Halloran (50 yd. Breaststroke 43.28) and Niamh Kerr (50 yd. Breaststroke 43.90). Swimmers age 13 and older posting top times include: Anthony Alves (50 yd. Freestyle 29.00), Justyna Malek (50 yd. Freestyle 31.78), Paul Lafferty (50 yd. Freestyle 37.37), Rachel O’Driscoll (100 yd. Freestyle 1:02.13), Robert Lawless (100 yd. Backstroke 2:03.47), Colleen Garside (100 yd. Breaststroke 1:40.25), David Barry (50 yd. Freestyle 27.75), Taylor Duarte (100 yd. Freestyle 1:28.40) and Joshua Johnson (100 yd. Backstroke 1:12.63). Upcoming meets for the Marr-lins include Woburn/Nashua (12/4), the Nashua Pentathlon (12/5) and Charlestown (12/18). For info on the Marr-lin Swim Team, please contact Aquatic Director, Aquiles Gomes at ext. 2220.
Winter Art and Athletics Registration
On 12/11 we will be holding registration for the Winter session of the Arts and Athletic programs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Art Program will be registering new and returning participants for our Winter Fine Arts classes which will begin in early January. There will be 10 classes in total, offered weekday afternoons, broken down by age for members ages 6 to 12. During the break between our Fall and Winter Fine Arts classes we will be preparing works created by members over the past year to be placed into Boys and Girls Clubs of America’s National Fine Arts Competition. We will also continue our weekly sessions of evening programs for teens as well as offering a variety of drop-in afternoon classes. For more information on the upcoming registration please contact Arts Director, Donna Seery at ext. 1320. Meanwhile, our Winter Basketball season is just around the corner and the Club will be offering Clinics, Intramural Leagues and All-Star teams for members to participate on. The Clinic and Intramural programs will accept registrations on 12/11 from 10:00 to 3:00. This year the Intramural program will offer a Boys Low Rim league on Thursday afternoons for players between the ages of 8 and 11, a Girls Low Rim league on Friday afternoons for players between the ages of 8 and 12 and a co-ed 14 & under league on Saturday mornings. All three leagues require a current membership and a completed registration form. There is no cost to participate and all players registering on 12/11 will be placed on a team. All players registering after this date will gain spots on a first come, first serve basis until all spots are filled and will be required to pay a late fee. In addition to the Intramural leagues there will be two clinic programs offered, one for 6 & 7 year olds and a second for the participants in the Low Rim Leagues. Both clinics will be offered weekly on Saturday afternoons in January and February and will attempt to teach the fundamentals of the sport. For more information on the various Winter Basketball opportunities please contact Athletic Director, Bruce Seals at 617-288-7120, ext. 2210.