Aurora Greenmen swimming & diving teams competing in OHSAA tournament

Aurora High School will send 17 athletes to the district swimming and diving championships this weekend.

The competition begins Wednesday and Thursday with diving at Massillon Perry High School.

On Wednesday at 4 pm, Aurora’s Zack Ploskunak will compete.

Aurora is Division II for boys and Division I for girls.

The top 11 boys diverse in Div. II and the top six diverse in girls Div. I will advance to next week’s state championships in Canton.

Aurora's Connor Zamary splashes the water as he celebrates his first place finish in the 100 yard freestyle event during the Suburban American League Championships swim meet at the Ocasek Natatorium on the University of Akron campus on Sunday.

The district swimming competition will be Friday and Saturday at Cleveland State University’s Robert F. Busbey Natatorium. The top two finishers in all individual events and relays will automatically advance to the state championships. The remaining 22 at-large slots will be determined by the best times of all the district meets in the state.

The races will start at 3 pm Friday in Div. II and noon Saturday in Div. i.

Aurora’s boys have 10 individuals competing.

The boys medley relay set a school record of 1 minute, 39.97 seconds. That record-setting team was comprised of Jacob Good, Jon Hybil, Connor Zamary and Nate Ruehr.

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