After killing it in the Florida High School Athletic Association District 11 meet (read more about it in our previous swimming article) the varsity swimmers took their talents to Ocala for the 2A state championship Friday, Nov. 3.
The Heritage swim had one of the best performances in school history, with multiple relays and individuals taking home a medal. Overall, the girls team placed 15th in points (out of 45 schools) and the boys placed fourth in points (out of 46 schools).
See below for top performers:
Alessandro Pereira (JR) – 3rd in 200 Individual Medley; also placed 7th in 500 Freestyle.
Rithvik Marri (SR) – 5th in 200 Freestyle and 4th in 100 Freestyle
Stepan Vandysh (FR) – Made B-division Finals with 15th in 200 Individual Medley and 14th in 100 Breaststroke.
Liliana Novak (FR) – Made B-division Finals with 10th in 50 Freestyle
Mia Guerrero (JR) – Made B-division Finals with 11th in 100 Backstroke
200 Medley Relay
Girls – Mia Guerrero, Katlyn Rhett, Madison Aguero, Isabella Dadios Perry (14th)
Boys – Stepan Vandysh, Alessandro Pereira, Gabriel Landron, Rafael Landron (7th)
200 Freestyle Relay
Girls – Liliana Novak, Katlyn Rhett, Audrey Prado, Isabella Dadios Perry (12th)
Boys – Sean Vittanakorn, Rithvik Marri, Rafael Landron, Tyler Zhou (12th)
400 Freestyle Relay
Girls – Liliana Novak, Madison Aguero, Mia Guerrero, Rose Seniuk (7th)
Boys – Rithvik Marri, Alessandro Pereira, Gabriel Landron, Stepan Vandysh (5th)