OSSINING, N.Y. – The Ossining boys’ varsity swimmers opened their season Thursday, Dec. 4, with a 101-80 rout at Beacon High School, capturing nine out of 12 first-place finishes.
Three swimmers met time standards qualifying them to compete at the sectionals meet at the season’s end. Senior Andrew Snyder, who is under contract to swim for Division I Towson University next fall, won the 500-yard freestyle handily and qualified for sectionals. Sophomores Nico San Martin and Alec DeCaprio qualified for sectionals in the 100-yard freestyle and diving, respectively. DeCaprio took first in diving, netting a 328.70 score. Freshman Alex Carrazzone, a regular triathletic competitor, powered through the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events. In the 200- and 100-yard freestyle, freshman Thomas Overacker delivered strong finishes. Junior James Cevasco swam in the 200 individual medley event, and Menderes Krasniqi, a foreign exchange student swimming for Ossining this year, captured first in the 100-yard breaststroke to be part of the winning 200-yard medley relay team. Freshman Roy Song and sophomore Vladimir Moise swam the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke races as well. The Pride’s next matchup is against White Plains High School on Wednesday, Dec. 10.
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