The Twinsburg Competitive Aquatic Team Tigersharks sent 12 swimmers to compete at Robert F. Busbey Natatorium in the Cleveland State University Dec. 6 to 8 for the Shaker Shark Invitational.

Bolstered by the trio of Ian Kimak (9), Mya Libertine (12), and Thesath Wickramasinghe (8), TCAT swimmers set 11 new team records and placed in the top 10 in eight events.

Two 8-and0under swimmers made their first 10-and-under finals: Gavin Kimak (7) in the 100-yardbutterfly, earning 19th-place and Wickramasinghe (8) in the 100 butterfly finishing 17th-place and the 100 breaststroke placing 20th.

Kimak (9) placed in the top 8 in all seven events he competed in and earned six team records in the 9-10 age group. He won the 100 butterfly and team record time of 1:09.91 (the fastest 10 and under 100 butterfly so far this season in Lake Erie Swimming), Two second-place finishes (200 individual medley and 100 freestyle in a team record and zone cut 1:02.30); Two third-place finishes (50 freestyle in 29.40; and 100 IM in 1:12.8, which were both team records); One fourth-place finish and team record in the 50 breaststroke 42.29; and an eighth-place finish and team record in the 100 breaststroke in 1:28.37.

In total, Kimak has earned seven 10 and under zone cuts this season.

Libertine set 11-12 team records in two events: The 200 IM in 2:45.09 and the 50 backstroke in 33.75.

Wickramasinghe finished eighth in the 500 Free with an 8-and-under team record 7:43.39. Additionally, Wickramasinghe achieved 8 and under team records in both the 100 Breast 1:40.10 and the 50 Breast 45.63.

Seven other TCAT swimmers set personal bests at the Shaker Shark Invitational:

• Arman Edilyan (12): 100 backstroke 1:2051, 50 Fly 34.30, and 100 free 1:07.69.

• Camryn Galosi (12): 500 free 7:00.25, 200 free 2:36.92, and 100 Back 1:21.23.

• Ethan Harvey (13): 100 free 58.53 and 50 free 26.30.

• Tamaya Peiris (12): 100 free 1:12.01 and 100 back 1:23.11

• Riley Smith (12): 50 free 31.35

• Alexis Weber (10): 50 free 34.66

• Isaac Zheng (13) 100 free 1:00.55 and 50 free 27.34

• Tarini Wickramasinghe (13) also competed in the 100 back and 50 free.

In total, TCAT swimmers set 11 team records, 14 personal bests, as well as earned eight top 10 finishes at the invitational.