By Heather Cass
Several North East swimmers were chosen for honors in the Erie Times-News’ District 10 Swim-ming and Diving All-Stars.
Jacob Baum, a senior who swims for Cathedral Prep, and Evan Kemp, a sophomore who swims for North East High School, were both named to the All Star First Team with Baum chosen for the 100 back (52.16) and Kemp chosen for the 200 Individual Medley (2:01.02). Baum was also cho-sen for the All Star Second Team for the 100 free (48.20).
North East resident, Gracie Girts, a junior who swims for Villa Maria, was named to the D-10 All Star First Team in the 500 free (5:18.67).
Regional All-Star Teams are also chosen and Evan Kemp, who never lost a race in regular season competition, was named Region 2 Swimmer of the Year. Additional North East High School swimmers named to the Region 2 All Star team included:
Region 2 – First Team
• Grant Girts – 200 free
• Evan Kemp – 200 Individual Medley and 100 butterfly
• Jackson Currier, Grant Girts, Collin Lawry, Evan Kemp – 400 free relay
Region 2 – Second Team
• Mason Currier, Grant Girts, Collin Lawry, Evan Kemp – 200 medley relay
• Jackson Currier, Mason Currier, Collin Lawry, Skyler Thies-Green – 200 free relay
Region 3 — First Team
• Jacob Baum (Prep) – 200 relay team and 100 backstroke
• Gracie Girts (Villa) – 500 free
Region 3 – Second Team
• Jacob Baum (Prep) – 400 free relay team
• Gracie Girts (Villa) – 200 free and 400 free relay team