Evanston, IL – On January 18 and 20, more than 200 swimmers from McGaw YMCA’s swim team (MYST) and YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Flying Fish competed in the fourth annual Crosstown Classic meet to raise money for the Evanston Swims! program. The event, which was held at both the YMCA and YWCA, netted approximately $5,000.
The following swimmers garnered one or more individual first-place finishes in the two-day meet:
YWCA Flying Fish
Harrison Boes, Nate Cvetas, Mason Dahl, Tommy Gardy, Frances Hammer, Liv Hammer, Owen Jennings, Leo Kelly, Abigail Romisher, Malia Schoonyoung
Karim Alhamwi, Ellie Bollinger, Morrigan Bushroe-Stumpf, Henry Chapon, Benjamin Cowan, Sylvia Deliduka, Logan Eaton-Strong, William Gatchell, Sophie Lammers, Francis Lang, Amanda Nelson, Samantha O’Hara, Isaac Peng, Liam Pentangelo, Aiko Smith, Georgia Stoolmaker, Christopher Vye
Evanston Swims! is a partnership between McGaw YMCA, YWCA Evanston/North Shore, Evanston/Skokie School District 65, and collaborators throughout the community, including Goldfish Swim School and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Through the Evanston Swims! program, Evanston second graders receive access to swim instruction at no cost to their families.
For more information about Evanston Swims!, visit www.ywca-ens.org/flying-fish-aquatics
These Flying Fish swimmers participated in the Crosstown Classic, which raised funds for Evanston Swims!