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HIGH SCHOOL: FHSAA 3A STATE RESULTS
Senior Blake Woodrow swam a personal best time in the 200 Free Consol Final with a 1:44.12 to finish 11th. Blake finished 15th in the 500 Free with a 4:41.98, and swam a PBT as the lead-off on the 400 Free Relay with 50.04.
Blake Woodow swam a personal best time in the 200 Free with a 1:46.04 to qualify 13th for tonight's Consol Finals, and finished 12th fastest in the morning heats of the 500 Free with a very good 4:39.88 to qualify 12th for Consol Finals.
FHSAA 2A STATE RESULTS
Senior Eddie Zacka had an outstanding swim in the 500 Free to come from behind in one of the most exciting races of the meet and take 3rd in the 500 Free at the FHSAA 2A Finals with a personal best time of 4:36.44. Eddie finished his high school swimming career with a very good 1:44:57 in the 200 Free (10th) to just miss wining the Consol Final.
Senior Courtney DeVeny closed out her high school swimming career with 5th place finish in the 200 IM with a 2:08.96, and won the Consol Final in the 100 Back to finish 9th with a 58:30.
Bean Faunce swam a very good 100 Fly to just miss the medal stand in a close finish to take 4th with a 58.36. Bean also finished 7th in the 200 IM with a 2:10.73 after a very strong PBT 2:08.48 in prelims.
Savannah Bowser finished 7th in the 200 Free with a 1:54.54, and 5th in the 500 Free with a 5:02.71, and a 4:59.53 in prelims. Savannah had a PBT in the 200 Free prelim heats with a 1:53.72.
Senior Lexi Faunce swam an outstanding PBT in the 500 Free prelims with a 5:06.37 to qualify 8th, and then swam a 5:08.41 in Finals to finish 8th. Lexi also finished 16th in the 200 Free Consol Final with a 1:57.76 (1:57.68 prelims).
Senior Nikki Mccollum swam a PBT in the 500 Free Consol final to finish 12th with a 5:09.92.
Darrien Heil swam a 4:55.33 to finish 2nd in the Consol Final to take 10th overall with a 4:55.33.
Paige Madden finished 24th in the 50 Free with a 26.19, and 22nd in the 100 Back with a 1:02.77.
The GCST girls helped lead Estero High School to their highest finish at States as they captured 2nd in the team totals.
Congrats on a great high school season GCST swimmers!
FHSAA 1A STATE RESULTS
Senior Matt Nielsen finished 3rd in the 500 Free to make his first medal stand appearance at the FHSAA 1A State Finals with a 4:29.19. He also won the Consolation Final of the 200 Free with a 1:41.56.
Matt Nielsen swam personal best times in the prelim heats of the FHSAA Class 1A Finals in the 200 Free with a 1:41.50 (9th), and the 500 Free with a 4:32.09 (5th).
Congrats to Matt on an outstanding 2013 high school season. Well done!!!
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3A REGION 3 RESULTS
Senior Blake Woodrow qualified for the 3A State Finals in the 200 Free, and 500 Free. Blake finished 8th in the 200 Free (1:47.19), and 3rd in the 500 Free (4:41.36).
3A Region 3 Results
3A State Selection Sheets
1A REGION 3 RESULTS
GCST swimmers turned in some outstanding swims at the 1A Region 3 meet.
Matt Neilsen won the 1A Region 3 title in the 200 Free with a Personal Best Time of 1:42.46, and finished 2nd in the 500 Free with a 4:33.11, and an All-American Consideration Time.
Nick Deguzman finished 17th in the 200 IM (2:14.17 PBT), and 9th in the 100 Breast (1:07.51 PBT).
Elijah Benzon finished 12th in the 200 Free (1:54.69), and 4th in the 100 Fly (56.90 PBT).
Sandra Baumgardner finished 16th in the 50 Free (27.77), and 8th in the 100 Fly (1:06.19).
Joshua Benzon finished 20th in the 500 Free (5:39.13 PBT).
2A REGION 4 RESULTS
GCST 2A swimmers had some outstanding swims at the FHSAA 2A Region 4 meet at FGCU with almost everyone having best time swims.
Senior Courtney DeVeny is the Region Champion in the 200 IM. Bean Faunce qualified for 2A States with her 2nd place finish in the 200 IM, and 100 Fly.
200 Free - Girls: Savannah Bowser 5th (1:54.42 ), Lexi Faunce 10th (1:57.94 PBT), Nikki McCollum 11th (1:59.15 PBT). Boys: Eddie Zacka 5th (1:44.13 PBT)
200 IM – Girls: Courtney DeVeny 1st (2:08.63), Bean Faunce 2nd (2:10.73), Bri Judah 12th(2:29.94 PBT).
50 Free – Girls: Paige Madden 6th (25.37 PBT).
100 Fly – Girls: Bean Faunce 2nd (58.51), Haley Tompkins 14th (1:05.19 PBT).
100 Free – Girls: Roe Marsala 14th (57.60 PBT).
500 Free – Girls: Savannah Bowser 5th (5:02.80), Lexi Faunce 7th (5:08.54 PBT), Nikki McCollum 9th (5:09.78 PBT). Boys: Eddie Zacka 2nd (4:37.44 PBT), Darrien Heil 6th (4:51.12 PBT).
100 Back – Girls: Courtney DeVeny 3rd (58.71), Paige Madden 5th (1:00.42 PBT). Boys: Darrien Heil 14th (59.82 PBT).
100 Breast – Girls: Roe Marsala 20th (1:18.36 PBT).
DISTRICT 3A-10 RESULTS
Senior Blake Woodrow finished 2nd in the 500 Free (4:48.41), and 3rd in the 200 Free (1:48.22) to qualify for Regions.
DISTRICT 2A-10 RESULTS
Senior Courtney DeVeny won the 2A District 10 titles in her last high school District meet as she captured the 200 IM (2:08.96), and the 100 Back (59.51) events. Savannah Bowser won the 500 Free (5:00.82) District title, and finished 2nd in the 200 Free (1:55.11). Bean Faunce won the 100 Fly (59.15) to claim her 1st District title, and finished 2nd in the 200 IM (2:12.70).
GCST Top 8 finishers:
200 Free - Girls Savannah Bowser 2nd, Lexi Faunce 4th, Nikki McCollum 7th. Boys Eddie Zacka 3rd.
200 IM - Girls Courtney DeVeny 1st, Bean Faunce 2nd, Bri Judah 4th (2:34.08 PBT).
50 Free - Girls Paige Madden 2nd (26.03 PBT) , Haley Tompkins 8th (28.17 PBT).
100 Fly - Girls Bean Faunce 1st, Haley Tompkins 7th (1:06.13 PBT).
100 Free - Girls Roe Marsala 5th Tie ( 58.48 PBT).
500 Free - Girls Savannah Bowser 1st, Lexi Faunce 3rd (5:11.75 PBT), Nikki McCollum 4th (2:02.44 PBT). Boys Eddie Zacka 3rd, Darrien Heil 4th (5:01.51 PBT), Patrick Shipman 8th.
100 Back - Girls Courtney DeVeny 1st, Paige Madden 5th, Izabella Michalski 8th. BoysDarrien Heil 3rd (1:02.36 PBT).
100 Breast - Girls Roe Marsala 8th (1:19.03 PBT).
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DISTRICT 1A-9 RESULTS
Senior Matt Nielsen won the 200 Free, and the 500 Free to finish his last District with 4 consecutive wins in those events through all 4 years of high school swimming. Matt swam a 1:44.18 in the 200 Free, and a 4:37.36 in the 500 Free.
Sandra Baumgardner swam a personal best time in the 50 Free (27.59) to finish 4th, and a PBT in the 100 Fly (1:04.33) to finish 2nd, Elijah Benzonswam a PBT in the 200 Free (1:54.18) to finish 4th, and a PBT in the 100 Fly (57.83) to finish 4th. Nick Deuzman finished 5th in the 200 IM (2:18.96), 5th in the 100 Breaststroke (1:10.68). Josh Benzon swam a PBT in the 200 Free (2:11.44), and a PBT in the 500 Free (5:40.24) to finish 10th in both events.