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The Abington Gators boys and girls swim teams won a combined 68 medals at the Northeast Pennsylvania Age Group Swim League championship meets held recently at the Wilkes-Barre CYC. The Gators competed against swimmers from 12 other teams in the meets.

Swimmers needed to finish in the top eight in an individual event or in a relay in order to capture a medal.

In the girls competition, Stella Kwiecinski of the Gators captured first place in the age 6 and under backstroke. Kwiecinski, Peyton Gualtieri and Catherine Simakaski won three medals each to lead the Gators girls. Winning two medals each were Lauren Schofield, Kyra Sladicki, Sky Smith, and Cassie Brown. Other medal winners included Samantha Machler, Caila Pitts, Taylor Evans, Madison O’Donnell, Alyssa Lopez, Mackenzie Hughes, Karlie-Grace O’Hara, Carly Schofield, Kaitlynn Clark, Danielle Sanok and Kelsey Jackson.

On the boys side, Brendan Conahan, Josh Przekop, Mike Durr, Greg Guditus and Giuseppe Marinaro led the Gators with three medals each. Winning two medals were Conor Kryeski, Aiden Jordan, Richard Ling, Matthew Evans, Kevin Guditus, and Luke Gualtieri. Also capturing medals were Shane Cummings, George Kwiecinski, Zach Karabin, Kevin Albright, Brandon Kelleher, Thomas Scott, Jack Graham, Jack Wasko, John Frantz and Jarred Ocwieja.

The team of Conor Kryeski, Aidan Jordan, Greg Guditus and Mike Durr finished first overall in the age 12 and under individual medley relay.

The Gators boys and girls teams finished the regular season with a combined 10 wins and 4 losses. The boys and girls each finished in third place in their respective divisions.

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