Swimming enters championship season

Girls claim victory and boys face conference tomorrow


Max Lindenmayer

SWIMMING IN FIRST Competing in the 200m Individual medley, Hannah Robbins, junior, takes first at the NCC conference championship. “Our goals for the rest of the season are to win sectionals as a team,” Robbins said. “I also want to win the 200 Individual medley and make it to state.”

Gage Hoekstra, Page Editor

Officially entering their championship season last Saturday, the girls claimed victory at their Conference meet here at MHS.

“Going into the meet, we as a team were all hoping that we’d win, but we just needed everyone to step it up and make it happen,” Hannah Robbins, junior, said. “At the end of the meet when we found out that we had won, we were all just so happy.”

While the girls celebrate their triumph, the boys are still in full preparation for their Conference competition, scheduled for tomorrow. While in many ways this training may look similar if not identical to the way it did last year, the teams’ actual competitions have been quite different.

“The biggest changes to this season have been the meets,” Coach Dillon Thompson, science teacher, said. “With all of our COVID protocols, most meets have no spectators, and swimmers must maintain distance while also wearing masks at all times except when swimming their races.”