Smith, Thomas Shine For STAR Swim Team

BUFFALO – Xiane Smith and Sydney Thomas finished in the top 10 for STAR Swimming in the STAR Short Course Invitational at the Burt Flickinger Center recently.

Smith, competing in the Girls Under-14 Division, was third in the 50 freestyle (25:11) and 10th in the 100 freestyle (56.75).

Thomas placed fifth in the 500 freestyle (5:26.12) and in the 200 backstroke (2:36).

Other swimmers who cut times are Makenna Graham in the 50 backstroke (35:02), Lynsey Gutzmer in the 100 freestyle (1:02.45), Megan Gutzmer in the 100 freestyle (1:01.12), Kiah Johnson in the 50 backstroke (34:03), Katie Lawson in the 200 individual medley (2:24.41) and Anna O’Brien in the 200 freestyle (2:17.96).

Skye Smith cut her time in the 50 freestyle (24:60), Anna Turcotte in the 100 butterfly (1:12.06) and Paige Turcotte in the 200 individual medley (2:30.35).