Swim Team Sends 2 to State Championships

“What a great season we had this year…” Coach Barb Toohey of Hanover Swimming and Dive told the team.  The girls’ season record was 6-5, and the boys were 5-5.

By Steve Ryserson
By Steve Ryserson

At the Massachusetts Sectional swim meet, four girls competed in individual events: Alex Kelly, Michelle Murphy, Calley Madison and Jodie O’Connor. Alex and Calley then advanced to the State Championship, where they were the only two individual swimmers representing Hanover High School.  At states, Calley placed 7th in both of her events, swimming personal best times. She was named a Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic for her efforts.

By Steve Ryerson
By Steve Ryerson

The boys put up a tough fight this season, and their hard work paid off! The boys had many standout performances such as Shawn Doolin’s 50-free personal best of 26.19! Also, Eddie Geswell swam his personal best in the 100 breast stroke! Congrats boys!

The swimming and diving team skyrocketed this year, led by captains Alex Kelly, Emily Doolin and Joe Eastman.

 

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