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Ridgewood Synchronized Swim Team Wins First Meet

Isabel Rhee, left, and Abigail Recchia won first place in the 13 and over Duet in the NJ Association meet at Montclair State University and at the Region B Championship in Phoenixville, Pa.
Isabel Rhee, left, and Abigail Recchia won first place in the 13 and over Duet in the NJ Association meet at Montclair State University and at the Region B Championship in Phoenixville, Pa. Photo Credit: Contributed
From back left: Victoria Ofcanska, Miriam Inbar, Katerina Sudentene, Libby Myers, Eden Zilberman. Middle front: Sofi Chkadua. These swimmers took third place in the 11-12 Team in the NJ Association meet at Montclair State University.
From back left: Victoria Ofcanska, Miriam Inbar, Katerina Sudentene, Libby Myers, Eden Zilberman. Middle front: Sofi Chkadua. These swimmers took third place in the 11-12 Team in the NJ Association meet at Montclair State University. Photo Credit: Contributed

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – The 2016 synchronized swim season has started off with great success for the YWCA Synchro Stars, a new team that trains at the YWCA of Bergen County in Ridgewood, when they placed in their first competition of the year April 23-24 at the NJ Association meet at Montclair State University.

Coached by Jonghee Lee, Laura Alt and Kris-Ann Gutenmakher, the team consists of young women ages 7 and older from all Bergen County. For most of the 12 and younger girls — who started synchronized swimming in September 2015 — this was their first experience in a major competition.

The following routines qualified the swimmers to compete in the recent Region B Championships in Phoenixville, Pa. — second place in intermediate figures 11–12; first, second and third place in figures 13 and over; first and third place in duet 11-12; first and second place in duet 13 and over; second and third place in solo 11-12; first, second and third place in solo 13 and over; third place in team 11-12; and first place in team 13 and over.

The following routines qualified the swimmers to compete in the East Zone Championships Sunday, June 5 in Lodi — first and second place in intermediate duet 11-12; first place in duet 13 and over; third place solo 11-12; first and second place solo 13 and over; third place team 11-12; second place team 13 and over.

The YWCA Synchro Stars will perform in the annual Aquacons Synchro Swim Show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the YWCA of Bergen County, 112 Oak St., Ridgewood.

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