TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers placed three swimmers on the Big 10 All-Conference team that was released this week.
Buckhannon-Upshur’s Preston Bennett was named to the First Team while Dane Ammons and Sam Squires were named to the Second Team.
During the conference meet, Bennett, a freshman, earned high-point honors and broke two school records winning the 200-yard IM and the 500-yard freestyle.
He was also on two third-place relay teams at the conference meet.
Only three teams were represented on the First Team.
The Bucs placed Bennett there while Bridgeport put six swimmers on the First Team and Robert C. Byrd had the other three.
Ammons placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle and sixth in the 100-yard freestyle at the conference meet while Squires took third in the 100-yard breaststroke and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle.
Bridgeport claimed both individual awards.
Randy Keener was named the Big 10 Conference Swimmer of the Year while Jay Grisso was selected as the Big 10 Conference Coach of the Year.
Zac Basler – Robert C. Byrd
Preston Bennett – Buckhannon-Upshur
Patrick Fubio – Robert C. Byrd
Jacob Howe – Robert C. Byrd
Randy Keener – Bridgeport
Ryan Knapp – Bridgeport
Phillip Malenich – Bridgeport
Luke Pinti – Bridgeport
Marcel Rodriguez -- Bridgeport
Mason Titchenal – Bridgeport
Reese Allen – Bridgeport
Dane Ammons – Buckhannon-Upshur
Adam Fubio – Robert C. Byrd
Matthew Howe – Robert C. Byrd
Ellijah Jones – Elkins
Ivan Looney-Sanders – Elkins
Josh McPherson – East Fairmont
Blake Roessing-Fultineer – East Fairmont
Reed Smith – Bridgeport
Sam Squires – Buckhannon-Upshur
Luke Anger – Elkins
Will Angus -- Grafton
Franklin Bush – Fairmont Senior
Rafael Caniello – Elkins
Kirt Drennan – Fairmont Senior
Layne England – Grafton
Braxton Kenney – Elkins
Jacob McMann – North Marion
Luke Nibert — Grafton
Izack Whetsell – Elkins
Swimmer of the Year – Randy Keener (Bridgeport)
Coach of the Year – Jan Grisso (Bridgeport)