This weekend, the Nantucket girls and boys swim teams concluded their seasons by competing in the MIAA state meets. The Whalers sent seven swimmers (five girls and two boys) up to the pools at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus to compete against the best swimmers in Div. 2 across the state.
Sara Dussault (Freshman) - Swam the 100 yard breaststroke in 1:14.89. Dussault's best time this season was 1:12.74.
Hannah Gerardi (Junior) - Swam the 200 yard individual medley in 2:25.71. Gerardi's best time this season was 2:23.84.
Gerardi also swam the 100 yard breaststroke in 1:11.86, which was her best time of the season (previous best time: 1:12.01).
Myah Johnson (Freshman) - Swam the 50 yard freestyle in 25.21 and placed seventh out of 25 swimmers. Johnson was able to set a new personal best for the season (previous best time was 25.34)
Johnson also competed in the 100 yard freestyle and swam a 57.07. Her best time this season in the event was 56.77.
Martina Savova (Sophomore) - Swam the 100 yard butterfly in 1:06.31. Savova's best time this season in the event was 1:04.83.
Sara Dussault; Hannah Gerardi; Martina Savova; and Myah Johnson - Swam the 200 yard medley relay in 1:56.58, which was their best time of the season (previous best time: 1:57.03), and placed seventh out of 19 heats.
Hannah Gerardi; Hannah Harrington (Junior); Sara Dussault; and Myah Johnson - This group swam the 400 yard freestyle relay in 3:59.17. It was their best time of the season (previous best time was 4:01.39 and they placed sixteenth out of 21 heats.
Jake Johnson (sophomore) - Johnson had a tremendous weekend and the title of state champ may very well be in his future after the display he put on this weekend.
Johnson swam the 50 yard freestyle in 22.41, surpassing his previous all-time best of 22.56 and placing sixth out of all Div. 2 swimmers in the event.
Johnson also competed in the 100 yard freestyle and swam a 49.11, which surpassed another career best up until Sunday of 49.78. Johnson placed fourth in the event.
Justin Roethke (senior) - The senior capped off an excellent high school career on Sunday. It was a season where Roethke was, per usual, a great swimmer. But Roethke was an even better teammate and captain. He swam the 100 yard butterfly in 54.15, which beat his season best time of 54.38.
Roethke also competed in the 100 yard backstroke and swam a 57.10. His best time this season in the event was 56.21.