Meet The News-Press 2020 Girls Swimming All-Area Group
Emphasizes: Blaine burst on the scene with an impressive freshman season, making 2 individual medals and 2 relay medals at the Class 2A state satisfy. She finished fifth in the 200 IM and eighth in the 500 totally free, also swimming legs on a pair of top-four relay groups. Blaine was the regional champ in the 200 IM and the district champ in both the 200 IM and 500 totally free.
Highlights: Fort delivered another outstanding season for the Wildcats, ending up third in the 500 free and sixth in the 200 totally free at the Class 2A state satisfy. She also swam on a pair of state-qualifying relay teams. Fort was the regional champion in the 500 free and the district champ in the 200 complimentary.
Emphasizes: Hiers assisted the Green Wave win a regional title and surface 4th at the state meet a strong postseason efficiency. Hiers finished sixth in the 100 free, seventh in the 100 backstroke and was a part of two runner-up relay groups at the Class 3A state fulfill. Hiers was also the local champ in the 100 complimentary and the district champ in the 100 back.
Emphasizes: Jeleniowski turned in an outstanding senior season for the Seahawks, completing fourth in the Class 2A state diving occasion. She was also the local champion and district champion in diving.
Emphasizes: Lehman provided a remarkable sophomore season for the Seahawks, helping the 200 assortment relay team finish third and the 400 totally free relay team take fourth at the Class 2A state fulfill. She also positioned sixth in the 100 freestyle and 11th in the 50 complimentary at states. Lehman was the district and regional champion in both the 50 and 100 freestyle events.
Highlights: McMurray capped her banner profession in great style, winning the 500 freestyle and completing second in the 200 IM at the Class 3A state meet. McMurray likewise assisted the 200 medley relay and 400 totally free relay teams win silver medals at state. McMurray was the district and local champ in the 500 complimentary and 200 IM, guiding the Green Wave to the local team title and a fourth-place finish in general at the state meet.
Emphasizes: Phillips was an essential contributor on a Green Wave squad that ended up 4th in the state, swimming a leg on Fort Myers’ second-place 200 collection relay group. She also completed 10th in the 100 breaststroke at the state fulfill. Phillips was 3rd in the district and region in the 100 breast.
Highlights: Rodriguez battled through an injury-plagued season to bring home 4 more state medals this season. She completed seventh in the 100 backstroke and 8th in the 200 totally free, likewise assisting the 200 medley relay and the 400 totally free relay teams to a pair of top-four surfaces. Rodriguez was also the district and local champion in the 100 back.
Highlights: Spencer was a key cog on the Green Wave’s regional champ and fourth-place state swimming group. Spencer swam legs on Fort Myers pair of silver medal relay groups at state, likewise taking sixth in the 100 butterfly and ninth in the 100 breaststroke. She was the district champion in the 100 fly and also the district and regional runner-up in the 100 breast.
Bishop Verot: Laura Baumgardner, Samantha Cioni, Miranda Gonzalez, Victoria Salzone
Evangelical Christian: Mia Incledon, Kelsey Moss, Julia Kelleher, Ginger Thomas, Kelsey Villaflor
Emphasizes: Keer directed the Green Wave to a regional champion and fourth-place finish at the state satisfy. The Green Waves had three people win medals – consisting of another gold for senior Olivia McMurray – and 2 relay teams complete as state runners-up.
At the conclusion of each high school season, the Naples Daily News staff sends out Collier County athletic directors an election form for coaches to choose and rank players for our All-Area first strings and to also nominate athletes for the junior varsity, respectable mention list and coach of the year. A mix of the Daily News’ research study and the coaches’ gamer rankings cause the teams being picked. The Daily News will not call player of the year finalists or winners.
This season a Southwest Florida High School Sports Award Team will be selected in each sport comprised of the finest professional athletes from both the News-Press and Naples Daily News All-Area teams. The combined local groups for the fall sports will be revealed on successive Sundays starting Dec. 20. The Southwest Florida Gamer of the Year in each sport will be picked from the regional team. The finalists for the award as well as the winners will be revealed during an online, on-demand sports awards show set up to premiere at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021, on naplesnews.com, news-press. com and YouTube. More details to come.