On August 3 and 4 the Lakes Region Wavemakers Swim Team competed in the Granite State Swimming Association State Championship meet. The team placed 4th in Division III. The 10 and Under swimmers did a fabulous job representing the team. The 8 and under relay for the 100 free and the 100 medley races came in first. The 9-10 year old relay came in 3rd for the 100 medley. Overall the 10 and under age group had over 30 top 10 finishes these swimmers included Charolette Phillipy, Kathryn Hawkes, Rose Sinkus, Ela Goucher, Hannah Verville, Dagon Burr, Bethany Tanner, Kayla Cisneros, Ayden Malloy, Tessa Tanner, Sydney Irons, Joshua Kelleher, and Makayla Hastie. Chloe Wineriter age 9 achieved 2 personal best times, Ella Wineriter age 7 dropped 10 seconds off her 25 back and Phoebe Reynolds swam 3 events including the 25 back, 50 free and 25 free.
The 11 and older group competed in the 50 metered pool for the championship with over 35 top 10 finishes for swimmers Laurel Gingrich, Thor Burr, Beck McLean, Sarah Sundius, Katie Gingrich, Rebecca Cook, Kayla Phelps, Madison Reynolds, Alyxandra Huckaby, Madison Hastie, Eric Phelps, Logan Wineriter, Michael Hart, Matthew Sundius, Anna Stankes, and Heather Ausevich. Some of the highlighted dropped times during the meet were: Anna Stankes dropped 19 seconds off her 50 fly, Logan Wineriter 15 seconds dropped from his 100 freesytle, Madison Reynolds 50 seconds dropped from her 200 free style. Michele Young achieved a best time in her 50 free and 200 free. Audrey Chassie also achieved best times in her 50 back and 100 freestyle.
The Wavemakers' Fall/Winter season will begin September 3 and 4, 6:30-7:30 for swimmers new to the team and September 9 for veteran swimmers. More information is available at www.lakesregionwavemakers.com/.