July 26, 2019
GCY Shines Bright Again at Both NC State Championship Meets - BIG THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS!!!
At NC Senior Champs our team finished 3rd Place in our Division taking home one of the Team Awards at end of the meet, and at NC 14 &Under Champs we finished top 10 OVERALL again for the 8th consecutive time! BIG THANKS TO ALL OF OUR VOLUNTEERS THAT HELPED MAKE OUR MEET GO WELL!
McKenzie Campbell did it again, WINNING 2 state championship titles in lifetime best performances in both the 200 Fly and 400 IM! Walker Lin led the way at NC 14&Under Championships scoring 82 points finishing as high as second place in the 400 freestyle and 2 x 3rd place finishes in the 200 Breast and 200 Freestyle events!
Also making the podium at NC Senior Champs was Peyton Wilson and Emily Ally, and at NC 14&Under Champs Mason Duggins, David Masneri, Noah Rock, and Gabbie Schell all made the podium individually, and ALL 3 of the GCY 13-14 Girls Relays made top 8 featuring various combinations of Maeren McGonigal, Hadley Osborne, Ellie Hunt, Gracie Hunt, and Zoe Coburn! Other relays finishing top 8 were the boys 13-14 400 Medley Relay of Bailey Covington, David Masneri, Jason Brooks, and Noah Rock!
GCY also had 2 NEW first time YMCA National Qualifiers during this meet, congrats Danny Gatling and Patty Esposito!
GCY has now set 33 NEW TEAM RECORDS set this year during long course going into this last week of competition at NC Tar Heel States AND YMCA National Championships in College Park, Md.
Here are some fun pictures from the meets: