TENNERTON – Buckhannon-Upshur’s Sam Squires and Drew Griffith were named to the 2018-2019 Big 10 All-Conference teams that were announced recently.
Squires was selected to the First Team while Griffith was named to the Honorable Mention list.
Squires, a sophomore, took home second and fourth-place finishes individually in the Big 10 Conference meet.
He took second in the 100-yard breaststroke and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle.
He was also part of two relay teams, the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley, that earned a fourth and a fifth.
Bridgeport placed six swimmers on the First Team while the Bucs, Philip Barbour, Robert C. Byrd and Fairmont Senior each had one.
Griffith, the lone senior on the team, took seventh at the conference meet in the 100-yard butterfly and 13th in the 50-yard freestyle.
He was also part of the two relay teams.
Bridgeport won the Big 10 Conference title while Elkins was second.
Buckhannon-Upshur finished fifth in the team standings.
Randy Abruzzino of Fairmont Senior was named the Big 10 Swimmer of the Year while Bridgeport’s Jam Grisso was selected as Big 10 Coach of the Year.
BIG 10 ALL-CONFERENCE
Gabriel Arevalo – Philip Barbour
Zac Basler – Robert C. Byrd
John Carter – Bridgeport
Court Ciemania – Fairmont Senior
Randy Keener – Bridgeport
Philip Malenich – Bridgeport
Luke Pinti – Bridgeport
Marcel Rodriguez – Bridgeport
Viktor Rodriguez – Bridgeport
Sam Squires – Buckhannon-Upshur
Patrick Fubio – Robert C. Byrd
Gabriel Howe – Robert C. Byrd
Matt Howe – Robert C. Byrd
Ryan Knapp – Bridgeport
Ivan Looney-Sanders – Elkins
Kyle Malcolm – Bridgeport
Blake Roessing-Fultineer – East Fairmont
Cam Smith – Fairmont Senior
Reed Smith -- Bridgeport
Austin Whetsell – Elkins
Reese Allen — Bridgeport
Luke Anger – Elkins
Brock Freeman – Philip Barbour
Drew Griffith – Buckhannon-Upshur
Elijah Jones – Elkins
Luke Nibert – Grafton
Jacob Wentz – Bridgeport
Orrin Jones – Elkins
Swimmer of the Year – Randy Abruzzino (Fairmont Senior)
Coach of the Year – Jan Grisso (Bridgeport)