County Meet is in the Books!
Another great Gwinnett County Swim Meet is in the books! Cedar Creek had another top ten finish, finishing 10th overall. There were some great swims this weekend. We had most of our swimmers save their best for last and swim best times this weekend. Cedar Creek had several swimmers win relay and individual events and heats, and we also had several swimmers win high point awards. Bristan Nocera won the U6 age group and walked away with a high point award. Samantha Stoffle finished third in U13-14 girls age group and received a high point award. Matthew Scalzi also tied for first in boy U13-14 age group and won a high point award. The boys 15-18 age group won both the Medley and Free relays and broke their own Free Relay record from last year. Nate Stoffle finished second in the 15-18 boys age group and also received a high point award. Don't forget our end of the year party is Saturday, August 3, from 5-9pm. More information to come.
Who Are We?
We are the Cedar Creek Stingrays, a neighborhood summer swim team established in 1974 in the Gwinnett County Swim League (GCSL), based in the Cedar Creek subdivision in Lilburn, Georgia. Under the tutelage of Coach David Reason since 1995, we are a proud member of the highly competitive South Central Division and placed 9th at the 2018 GCSL Championships. Our regular fast-paced season runs May to July and consists of traditional morning and optional evening and Saturday morning practices. We compete in approximately six dual meets on Thursdays or Mondays beginning at 6 pm. We host three home meets in a 25-yard pool with four competition lanes and our away meets are typically within ten miles of our clubhouse located at 853 Angevine Court.
Swimmers vary in skill and range in age from four years old to high school seniors. We do not host a preseason tryout. The only requirement needed to join our team is that a swimmer must be four years old by June 1st. Our coaches are all former Stingrays that have come through our program and they patiently teach correct technique in the four strokes. They build skills such as stroke development, dives, turns, improved endurance and heavily emphasize the value of the team appropriate for each swimmer's age and ability.
Summer league swimming is a "family" sport and parents are an integral part of our success. It is the expectation that our families give of their time and serve in a role at every home meet and most away meets in which their swimmer participates. The entire League is served completely by volunteers and the Stingrays are dependent upon everyone doing their part.
Our colors are royal purple, black and gray and competition gear may be purchased through our Team Store. Although we have a long standing post season tradition as a consistent Top 10 team finisher at the GCSL Championship at Georgia Tech in July, we recognize that swimming is a life skill and no prior swimming experience is necessary to join our team. Registration for our upcoming season begins in March. For more information about the Stingrays family and how we have made summers fun for 44 years, please select the Contact Us tab, email us directly or connect with us on Facebook. Past, present or future Stingrays, we'd love to hear from you!