Youth swimming

Sailfish dive into pool season in 'Spooktacular' fashion

Emma Cyr breaks two team records in weekend USA meet
By Staff | Nov 14, 2017
Courtesy of: Douglas Mott Penobscot Bay YMCA Sailfish Lily Mott in the butterfly during an Oct. 28 season-opening "Spooktacular" youth swim meet in Rockport.

Rockport — The Penobscot Bay YMCA Sailfish youth swim team dove into its new season with its annual "Spooktacular" meet on Saturday. Oct. 28 and followed that up by hosting a USA meet on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12.

Some team members participated in the two-day USA meet, hosted by the Sailfish, on Saturday and Sunday.

Click the links below the photos to see full results from the "Spooktacular" and USA meets.

The event was the MSI Developmental Meet #1.

The Sailfish hosted 10 teams and the event included three swim sessions: 13-and-older swimmers on Saturday morning in more than 100 events, 12-and-younger swimmers on Saturday afternoon in 50 events and 12-and-older swimmers on Sunday with 200 events.

There were 24 Sailfish swimmers who participated.

One of the highlights of the meet was Sailfish Emma Cyr broke two 11-12 girls team records on Sunday.

Cyr surpassed the 200 butterfly record held by Hannah Homans (3:12.89 on Feb. 20, 2009) with her time of 3:06.06 and the 1,000 freestyle mark held by Alyssa McCluskey (15:24.11 on March 8, 2001) with a time of 12:52.52.

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Sailfish coach Lianne McCluskey, left, and Emma Cyr, who broke two team records in a USA meet.
Sailfish Sofia Mott. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Larkin Mott. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Elle Lincoln. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Rowan Stewart. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Lily Mott. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Graham Stoughton. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish coach Lianne McCluskey, facing, talks to her young swimmers. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Sophie Cyr. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Emma Cyr. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Amanda Mirabile. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Oliver Worner. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Oona Stewart. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Sofia Mott. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Amanda Mirabile. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Emma Cyr. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
Sailfish Larkin Mott, front. (Courtesy of: Douglas Mott)
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