With a team score of 272, the Farmington Hills Mercy Marlins took 2nd place in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division 1 swim and dive state championships, held Nov. 16-17 at the Holland Aquatic Center in Holland.
The Farmington Observer reports that the Marlins also captured their 22nd Catholic League High School championship on Nov. 10, scoring 673.5 points and easily outdistancing Birmingham Marian, which finished with 544.5 points.
State championship results
Division 1 - Mercy High School
Girls 200 Yd. Medley Relay - 4th, 1:45.75 (Elliott Schinella, Maddy Loniewski, Ellyse Conn, Roxanne Griffore)
Girls 200 Yd. Freestyle - Kathleen McGee, 3rd, 1:52.34
Girls 200 Yd. IM - Maddy Loniewski, 1st, 2:05.09; Jordan Ewald, 11th, 2:10.08; Annie Valentine, 12th, 2:10.63
Girls 50 Yd. Freestyle - Elliott Shinella, 5th, 24.04; Roxanne Griffore, 8th, 24.28
Girls 1 meter diving - Erica Allor, 12th, 359.00
Girls 100 Yd. Butterfly - Annie Valentine, 8th, 57.66; Elyse Conn, 10th, 57.16
Girls 100 Yd. Freestyle - Roxanne Griffore, 4th, 52.41
Girls 500 Yd. Freestyle - Kathleen McGee, 3rd, 5:03.40; Emma Michalzuk, 15th, 5:13.35
Girls 200 Yd. Freestyle Relay - 5th, 1:37.83 (Roxanne Griffore, Kathleen McGee, Annie Valentine, Christine Edwards)
Girls 100 Yd. Backstroke - Elliott Schinella, 1st, 54.91; Ellyse Conn, 6th, 57.51; Jordan Ewald, 10th, 57.95; Michaela Bargardi, 14th, 59.64
Girls 100 Yd. Breaststroke - Maddy Loniewski, 6th, 1:05.34
Girls 400 Yd. Freestyle Relay - 4th, 3:30.90 (Kathleen McGee, Ellyse Conn, Annie Valentine, Maddy Loniewski)