Kokanees advance to region championships

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

The Kokanees hosted the 2008 Niagara Association Intermediate and Age Group Championships, May 9 and 10.

Over 100 swimmers in various age groups and events vied for the top spots at this meet held at Ayers Pool, Keuka College.

Teams came from Oswego, Rochester, Buffalo and Tonawanda.  This meet is  the qualifier for the Region C Championship to be held this weekend in Tonawanda. 

Region C includes teams also from Sharon, Pa, Brecksville and Canton, Ohio. The top four routines from that meet can proceed  to the National Age Group Championship being held in Binghamton at the end of June.

Nine of 12 Kokanees routines are going forward to the next meet. They are:

11-12 Solos: Meghan McMichael third and Kim Oswald fifth

Duet: McMichael and Oswald second

13-15 Solo: Lindsay Simpson fourth

Duet: Simpson and Kristin Oswald third

Kelsey Sage and Erika Sutherland fifth

Team: Sage, Sutherland, McMichael and Oswald fourth

16-17 Solo: Ellise Williams second

Trio: Williams, Emma Willing and Kristin Oswald fourth

18-19 Solo: Megan Morehouse 2nd

          Duet: Morehouse and Willing 2nd

          Team: Morehouse, Willing, Oswald, Williams, Simpson and Alyssa Morehouse. 2nd