The Door County YMCA Doorfins had an excellent weekend at the YMCA State Championships at the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer. The team finished 5th out of 24 teams, but had a remarkable 6 State Records and 14 State Championship titles including the 8-under girls team that placed first.
Cassie Rankin was crowned State Champion in the 25 Free, 50 Free and 100 individual medley and joined Sylvia Townsend, Julia Michalski and Katie Norton on the State Championship 100 Free Relay. The 13-14 boys 200 medley relay team of Brock Aune, Trent Ehlers, Spencer Klika and Max McHugh also won a State Title.
The 15-18 boys 200 medley relay and 15-18 boys 200 free relay (Macoy Neinas, Jared Klika, Ryan Scripp, Max McHugh) set new state records. The same boys were also State Champions in the 15-18 boys 400 free relay.
Individual State Champions
Max McHugh won all of his individual events, setting 3 state records; 13-14 boys 100 Breast, 200 Breast, 50 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley. It was a busy weekend for Max, swimming five relays and four individual events-ending with eight State Championship titles and one 2nd place finish.
Jared Klika, 15-18 boys 50 freestyle
Ryan Scripp, 100 freestyle- State Record
2nd Place Finishers
Cassie Rankin, 100 free and 100 medley relay
Abigial Schauske, 100 butterfly
Katie Kaminski, 200 breaststroke
Drew Rass, 100 breaststroke
Brock Aune, breaststroke and 200 medley relay
Jared Klika, 100 butterfly
Jesper Johnson, 500 freestyle
Ryan Scripp, 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly
3rd Place Finishers
Brock Anue, 200 breaststroke
Drew Rass, 50 breast and 100 individual medley
Christiana Braun, 200 freestyle
Jared Klika, 100 free
Ryan Scripp, 200 individual medley