GIRLS SWIMMING: Herricks dominates at state meet

GIRLS SWIMMING: Herricks dominates at state meet
Herricks swimmer Kailey Simons snagged two second-place finishes at the state swimming championships in November. Photo credit: Herricks H.S.

GIRLS SWIMMING: It was an absolutely sensational season for the Herricks girls swim team, with two individuals and two relay teams making the state finals in Webster on Nov. 18-19.

Then while there, senior Kailey Simons missed out on a state title in the 50 freestyle by two-hundredths of a second, snaring second place, and also finished second in the 100 backstroke.

Her teammate, senior Katie Yee, also excelled at states, grabbing third place in the 100 butterfly and fifth in the 200 IM. Both Herricks’ relay teams finished fourth as well. For their efforts, Herricks finished third

Manhasset freshman Samantha Anderson, who won the county title in the 500 freestyle, had a smashing states meet as well, placing fourth in the 500 free and sixth in the 200 free.

Manhasset freshman diver Victoria Wang snagged a third-place finish for her team at states.

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