Six members of the Charlevoix Stingray Swim Team attended the 2016 Michigan Team Swim League Championship Meet hosted by the Midland Dolphins at SVSU on Sunday.
Four of these swimmers represented the Boys 8 and Under Team category: Joe Gaffney (8) of Charlevoix, Charles Kelly (8) of Charlevoix, and brothers Jack Frentz (7) and Griffin Frentz (7) of Petoskey. The group of four captured a 2nd Place Team Overall Finish for their age group. Together, they placed 1st in the 100 Yard Medley Relay (1:55.07) and 2nd in the 100 Yard Freestyle Relay (1:45.27).
Gaffney had a big day with two individual 1st Place finishes in the 100 Yard IM (1:40.12) and the 25 Yard Breaststroke (23.03). Kelly also celebrated a 1st Place finish in the 25 Yard Backstroke (21.34).
Team Captains, McKenna Ebert (17) of Charlevoix and Thomas Gardner (16) of Petoskey also competed for the Stingrays at the Meet. Ebert finished 2nd in the 100 Yard Backstroke (1:12.78). Gardner placed 1st in the 500 Yard Freestyle (6:09.57) and 3rd in the 100 Yard Backstroke (1:05.95).