The annual all-camp invitational swimming competition at Kutcher's Sports Academy this summer saw the Ranger team swim our camp to a place among the top three camps in the area.

In the 10 and under age group, Rick Anderson took a blue ribbon in a breathtaking tie for first place; Andrea Leighton raced in the 25 yard backstroke the finest boys in the area and held her own with a third place ribbon; and in the boys 100 yard freestyle medley, the coordinated efforts of Raisfeld, White, Gilbert, and Anderson swept past all but one for a second place ribbon.

The 12 and under bracket made a fantastic showing with Shelly Raab taking first place in the girl's 50 years freestyle and also a first in the 25 yard breaststroke with grace and ease; in a close race from beginning to end, the boys 25 yard breaststroke saw Danny Albert take a third place ribbon; the boy's 25 yard butterfly was a quick first place as Wayne Firsty broke the pool record for that event and Robert Glick took a third place in the boy's 25 yard back stroke; the unbeatable combination of Raab, Shipper, Corell, and Kornblum stole first place in the girls 100 yard freestyle relay and the boys fared nearly as well with Firsty, Glick, Bengel, and Albert scooping up the third place ribbon for their 100 yard freestyle relay.

The 14 and under team took a first by swimming David Licker in the boy's 50 yard breast stroke; Mindy Schuster placed first in girl's 50 yard back stroke with Jeff Lipton placing third in the boys 50 yard back stroke; and Fran Weinberg swept to a close second place in the girl's 25 yard butterfly.

The 17 and under group placed with Brad Roth taking a third place in boy's 50 yard freestyle, Jeff Nardoza taking a third place in boy's 100 yard breast stoke; and in a close race Joyce Rosen took first place in the girl's 50 yard breast stroke; Mike Raab nabbed a red ribbon second for boys 100 yard freestyle and Mike again placed third in boy's 50 yard backstroke; finally Arnold Capitanelli pulled a third place in a tight race for the boy's 100 yard back stroke event.

The day threatened rain, but Ranger placed third in the final team standings, thereby making the day sunny and happy for all.