continued to dominate in the pool earning three medals in the Central Zones Meet last weekend in Pleasant Prairie, WI, according to information provided by club members.
After a successful State Meet the week before, Kearney and other members of Coho competed against swimmers from Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Kearney placed second in the 100-meter freestyle for a silver medal and added a fourth place finish in the 50 freestyle. He also led off Team Illinois’s gold medal winning 400 free relay team and earned bronze swimming backstroke in the 400 medley relay while teammate Ryan Smith did the anchor freestyle leg.
Other top 16 finishers for Coho were Nicole Piatek (7th, 11-12 Girls 50 freestyle and 16th in the 100 freestyle); Lauren Kurzydlo (14th in the 13-14 Girls 1500 freestyle); Margaret Guanci (16th in the 11-12 Girls 100 backstroke) and Shannon Kearney (16th in the 11-12 girls 50 backstroke).
Additional Coho participant were David Basin, Evan Fischoff, Natalie Gelberg, Helen Ilku, Chris Kearney, Anna Kurzydlo, Lily Kurzydlo and Scott Stern.
Coho swimmers are primarily from Deerfield and Highland Park.