The Little Red Boys Swim Team are a significant presence in New York State High School Swimming. As a team they finished 2nd in the Public School Championship only 22 points behind Half Hollow Hills from Section 11. This was their best finish in the Public School standings under coach Mike Blakely-Armitage’s leadership.
The Little Red brought 8 athletes: Teng-Ru Fang, Tim Hector, Jamie Lovette, Robert Mangan, Andrew Mikhailichenko, Kevin Miller and Evan Stevens.
The Little Red 200 Medley Relay team of Tim Hector, Andrew Mikhailichenko, Francis Schickel and Robert Mangan finished 4th.
Jamie Lovette finished 5th in the 200 Freestyle and his lanemate, Kevin Miller was the 200 Free Public School champion and achieved and All-American time standard!
Andrew Mikhailichenko was the lone entrant in the 200 Individual Medley and finished 28th in the Public School Championship.
Robert Mangan showed depth in the 50 free by placing 23rd while his sprinter teammate Francis Schickel placed 9th.
Francis Schickel placed 29th in the 100 yard butterfly in an unusually fast field.
Robert Mangan showed his sprint power by placing 13th in the 100 freestyle.
In the 500 freestyle, the Little Red showed their strength again, Jamie Lovette placed 9th and teammate Kevin Miller was the Public school champion, again achieving an All-American time.
In the 100 Breaststroke, Andrew Mikhailichenko, held on to 8th place, and was the fastest Section IV breaststroker at the meet.
The last event of the meet was the 400 Free Relay. The Little Red team of Kevin Miller, Jamie Lovette, Robert Mangan and Francis Schickel had a historic swim. They set a new Varsity Record, a new STAC and Section IV record and were .05 from breaking the State Record. They also achieved an All-American time standard.
In order to be an All-American you must be one of the top 100 times in the U.S.A.
The Little Red have completed their 7th undefeated season in a row, and have notched 3 more All-Americans totaling 15 in that time. Thank you for your support during the season and please recognize these truly extraordinary athletes for their achievements and dedication to upholding a culture of excellence in our school community.