Maddie Gehrke New State Champ
Waukee High School’s girls swimming state qualifiers had an amazing state meet. Most of their personal best times exceeded all expectation. Waukee had four top 10 finishes including Maddie Gehrke who is the state champion in the 50 free with a time of 23.34 making her an automatic All-American Swimmer. Other highlights include Maddie Gehrke’s 3rd place finish in the 100 fly with a personal best of 56.24, Jenny Browns 5th place finish in the 500 free with a season best of 5:15.29 and a 7th place finish from the 400 free relay to end the meet smashing our school record with a time of 3:37.94 – participants on the relay were Camryn Somers, Jenny Brown, Ellie Blazenko, and Maddie Gehrke.
State Qualifiers included Camryn Somers (9), Maddie Gehrke (10), Ellie Blazenko (10), Emma Georgeff (10), Emma Gerdis (10), Jenny Brown (11), Maddie McCormick (11), Tori Bussanmas (11), and Limay Vong – diver (12)
Head Coach – Shelley Twigg
Assistant Coach – Dan Briggs
Diving Coach – Gail Rotich