Dallas High School swimmers, coach earn awards, all-star status


By Tom Robinson - For Dallas Post



Dallas had six swimmers earn Academic All-America honors from the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association. From left are Connor Motley, Krista Vivian, Joy Nave, Lauren Finnegan, Samantha Rinehimer, and Jared Krawetz.


By Tom Robinson

For Dallas Post

Dallas had six swimmers earn Academic All-America honors from the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association. From left are Connor Motley, Krista Vivian, Joy Nave, Lauren Finnegan, Samantha Rinehimer, and Jared Krawetz.
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Academic-All-America-2016-Group-Pic.jpgDallas had six swimmers earn Academic All-America honors from the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association. From left are Connor Motley, Krista Vivian, Joy Nave, Lauren Finnegan, Samantha Rinehimer, and Jared Krawetz.

Dallas High School swim coach Romayne Mosier was named AA Boys and AA Girls Coach of the Year when the Wyoming Valley Conference coaches selected their all-star team.

Several of Mosier’s athletes also gained recognition.

Porter Luksic was named AA Boys Swimmer of the Year and Maddy Ross was selected AA Girls Diver of the Year.

Annalise Cheshire, Melinda Ratchford, Lauren Finnegan, Abby Zolner and Ross represented the unbeaten girls championship team as first-team AA all-stars.

Tunkhannock placed Morgan Manglaviti and Gwen Murray on the first team.

Maddie Hurst and Krista Vivian from Dallas and Megan Hayward, Anna Moffit and Cheyenne Kazmierski from Tunkhannock received honorable mention.

The AA boys first team included: Mikail Krochta, Porter Luksic, Troy Reinert, Jared Krawetz and Tony Caravaggio from Dallas; Yonah Wasik from Lake-Lehman; and Jacob Skoronski, Mitch Fowler, Alex Bushre, Dyllan Henning and Jake Spencer from Tunkhannock.

Frank Weaver and Connor Motley from Dallas, Thomas Manzoni from Lake-Lehman and Sawyer Aiken from Tunkhannock received honorable mention.

Dallas had six swimmers earn Academic All-America honors from the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association.

Vivian, Joy Nave, Finnegan and Samantha Rinehimer made it from the girls team while Motley and Krawetz made it from the boys team.

The NISCA Academic All-America team recognizes about two percent of the nation’s high school swimmers. To qualify, swimmers need a GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale or a 93.75 percent grade or higher for seven semesters of high school, be a graduating senior and earn a letter in their senior year.

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