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Tribune’s All-Pasco County Swimming & Diving

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Boys

First Team

200 Medley Relay - Land O’ Lakes: Alex Long (Sr.), Cameron Hilgenberg (Sr.), Jordan Wheeler (Jr.), Tom Gugliemello (Jr.): Finished 10th at states and won the Class 2A-Region 2 title.

200 Freestyle - Caleb Zeleznock, Sr., Wesley Chapel: Won a title in Class 2A-Region 2 meet and was 21st at states.

200 IM - Jordan Wheeler, Jr., Land O’ Lakes: Capped another stellar season by finishing fifth at states and second at regionals.

50 Freestyle - Emir Muratovic, Jr., Ridgewood: Overcame some hardships and pulled through with a state championship and All-American time of 20.81.

Diving - Patrick Douglas, Jr., Fivay: Placed sixth at the Class 2A-Region 2 meet.

100 Butterfly - Jordan Wheeler, Jr., Land O’ Lakes: Won a region crown in 2A-2 and qualified for the state meet.

100 Freestyle - Kenneth Graham, Sr., Pasco: Ended his prep swimming career with a seventh-place finish (52.11) at the Class 2A-Region 2 meet.

500 Freestyle - Parker Phillips, Jr., Land O’ Lakes: Qualified for the Class 2A meet and placed third at regionals (5:20.39).

200 Freestyle Relay - Ridgewood: Donovan Stoll (Sr.), Admir Kalabalukovic (Sr.), Brian Swanson (Jr.), Emir Muratovic (Jr.): Just missed qualifying for states and placed fourth at regionals (1:38.76).

100 Backstroke - William Haas, Sr., Fivay: Won a region crown at the 2A-2 meet and placed ninth in the Class 2A finals.

100 Breaststroke - Cameron Hilgenberg, Sr., Land O’ Lakes, Sr.: Capped a terrific four-year stint at Land O’ Lakes by finishing seventh at states with a time of 59.45.

400 Freestyle Relay - Land O’ Lakes: Jordan Wheeler (Jr.), Alex Long (Sr.), Parker Phillips (Jr.), Cameron Hilgenberg (Sr.): Qualified for states and placed third at regions.

Second Team

200 Medley Relay - Wiregrass Ranch: Anthony Amaro (Sr.), Jake Still (Jr.), Matt Menendez (Sr.), Carson Roderick (Sr.)

200 Freestyle - Matt Menendez, Sr., Wiregrass Ranch

200 IM - William Haas, Sr., Fivay

50 freestyle - Cameron Hilgenberg, Sr., Land O’ Lakes

Diving - Eddie Straughn, So., Sunlake

100 Butterfly - Matt Menendez, Sr., Wiregrass Ranch

100 Freestyle - Jonathan McDowell, So., Hudson

500 Freestyle - William Wilson, So., Pasco

200 Freestyle Relay - River Ridge: Alexander Marzicola (Sr.), Zachery Strarkey (Sr.), Kerry Schroeder (Jr.), Daniel McAuliffe (Sr.)

100 Backstroke - Kevin Smith, So., Mitchell

100 Breaststroke - Caleb Zeleznock, Sr., Wesley Chapel

400 Freestyle Relay - Wiregrass Ranch: Sam Morris (Jr.), Carson Roderick (Sr.), Jake Still (Jr.), Matt Menendez (Sr.).

Honorable Mention

Academy at the Lakes: Dillan Villavisanis. Fivay: Zachary Daniels, Dalton Duke. Gulf: Manden Smith, Jacob Crosby, Braandon Hendricks, Michael Miller. Hudson: Charles Bissell, Anderson Combs, Johnathan McDowell. Land O’ Lakes: Tom Gugliemello, Terry Inman, Alex Long, Joseph Perez, Max Pierovich, Parker Phillips. Mitchell: Jacob Duwa, Nick Dantu, William Glass, Lucas Jung, Chris Scarfogliero, Connor Washburn, Aidan Wooden. Pasco: Joseph Nystrom, Zachary Balogh, Mathew Telese. Ridgewood: Donovan Stoll, Brian Swanson. River Ridge: Michael Alessi, Joseph Curatello, Nathan Dudeck, Alexander Kaminski, Daniel McAuliffe, Raymond Page, Kerry Schroeder, Matthew Spissak, Camerin Welsh. Sunlake: Austin Albrecht, Michael Bryer, Justin Chang, Tyler Cole, Jordan Morrell, Brennen Van Vliet, Eli Walker. Wesley Chapel: Logan McMahan. Wiregrass Ranch: Anthony Amaro, Sam Morris, Koosh Patel, Carson Roderick, Jake Still, Carlos Suarez. Zephyrhills: Ben Green.

Girls

First Team

200 medley relay - Land O’ Lakes: Tori Hartley (Jr.), Jocelyn Williams (Sr.), Connor McKay (Jr.), Megan Thai (Fr.): Qualified for the Class 2A state meet and won district and region titles.

200 Freestyle - Abbey Duncan, Fr., Wesley Chapel: Had a sensational year, winning a state championship in Class 2A and a region title.

200 IM - Jocelyn Williams, Sr., Land O’ Lakes: Just missed qualifying for states and nabbed a fifth-place finish (2:17.32) at the Class 2A-Region 2 meet.

50 Freestyle - Taylor Anderson, Jr., Mitchell: Third time was the charm as Andersom won her first state title in the 50 free in Class 3A.

Diving - Domineeka Luis, So., Hudson: Finished 15th at the Class 2A state meet and sixth at the Class 2A-Region 2 meet.

100 Butterfly - Abbey Duncan, Fr., Wesley Chapel: Nearly took home her second state title in Class 2A, finishing second at 56.23.

100 Freestyle - Athena Cimino, Jr., Wiregrass Ranch: Finished 8th at the Class 3A state meet (53.63) and third at regionals.

500 Freestyle - Pierce Imperialbobis, Fr., Land O’ Lakes: Finished fourth at the Class 2A-Region 2 meet.

200 Freestyle Relay - Land O’ Lakes: Aimee Fernandez (So.), Dona McDonald (Sr.), Sarah Dejohn (Jr.), Krystin Demsher (Sr.): With Demsher the only returner from last season’s 200 free relay team, the squad qualified for the Class 2A meet and finished third at regionals.

100 Backstroke - Kara Wilkins, Fr., Sunlake: Qualified for the Class 2A meet and placed second at regionals.

100 Breaststroke - Jocelyn Williams, Sr., Land O’ Lakes: Placed seventh at states, third at regions and was district champion.

400 Freestyle Relay - Land O’ Lakes: Krystin Demsher (Sr.), Connor McKay (Jr.), Jocelyn Williams (Sr.), Megan Thai (Fr.): Qualified for states and placed eighth (3:48.23)

Second Team

200 medley relay - Sunlake: Kara Wilkins (Fr.), Nicole Koutras (Fr.), Carigan Albert (Sr.), Amanda Albrecht (So.)

200 freestyle - Krystin Demsher, Sr., Land O’ Lakes

200 IM - Paige Lenczden, Jr., Wiregrass Ranch

50 freestyle - Athena Cimino, Jr., Wiregrass Ranch

Diving - Ashley Morris, Sr., Zephyrhills

100 butterfly - Kara Wilkins, Fr., Sunlake

100 freestyle - Taylor Anderson, Jr., Mitchell

500 freestyle - Katherine Cancello, Jr., Mitchell

200 freestyle relay - Sunlake: Madison Holt (So.), Katie Haqq (Jr.), Nicole Wilner (Sr.), Courtney Meyer (Sr.)

100 backstroke - Madison Conway, So., Wiregrass Ranch

100 breaststroke - Amy Murry, Jr., Mitchell

400 freestyle relay - Sunlake: Amanda Albrecht (So.), Courtney Meyer (Sr.), Carigan Albert (Sr.), Kara Wilkins (Fr.)

Honorable Mention

Academy at the Lakes: Regan McCormick, Mikayla Owen; Anclote: Alexis Rose, Tessa Rodrigues, Katie Glenn, Demi Godspeed, Madison Sickles. Fivay: Rachael Bradley. Gulf: Salliemae Blethroad. Hudson: Lauren Broom, Kaitlyn Fussell, Domineeka Luis, Savannah Padgett, Ashley Powers. Land O’ Lakes: Katie Bennett, Sarah Dejohn, Tori Hartley, Darienne Ingalls, Dona McDonald, Saloni Mehra, Sophie Pawlak, Jenny Rafalovich. Mitchell: Katie Greenleaf, Katelyn Henderson, Mario Shiver; Pasco: Emily Gelb, Bryce McMenamin, Alana Tallman, Paulla Taylor. River Ridge: Allison Cortright, Baylee Lewandowski, Motanna Gottman, Katelyn Cheers. Ridgewood: Rachel Bachand, Lauren Turenne. Sunlake: Risa Bhario, Emily Engel, Nicole Koutras, Katie Haqq, Madison Holt, Amber Pritchard, Lindsey McLean, Sarah Sturgess, Nicole Wilner. Wesley Chapel: Renee Carpenter, Abbie Devisfruto, Kayla Smith; Wiregrass Ranch: Victoria Baraldi, Julia Blankenbaker, Jannelle Cubero, Madison Hernandez, Steffani Hernandez, Shaylagh Murphy, Madison Conway, Alexa Trout, Meghan Wieckowski. Zephyrhills: Emma Cutkomp, Rose Rood, Hannah Cutkomp, Emily Novak.

About the teams

The Tribune’s All-Pasco County swimming teams were selected by correspondent Andy Villamarzo. The teams were selected based on regular-season and postseason performances. The Sunshine Athletic Conference team selected by the county’s coaches was strongly considered. The Swimmers and Coaches of the Year will be announced at a later date.

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