Lady Sharks Swim Into Third at County Championships

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The Central High School District’s Lady Sharks swim team recently competed and finished third overall at the Nassau County Championships held at Eisenhower Park.
 
They began the meet by breaking the district record in the 200M Medley Relay with an All-American consideration time. The relay, consisting of Liz Walsh, Georgeanne Zimmerman, Hazel Wilkins and Stephanie Walsh, will represent the district at the state championships in Ithaca Nov. 17-19.
Liz Walsh broke two individual district records in the 100-meter freestyle and 100-meter backstroke. Her backstroke time was also an All-American consideration time. Georgeanne broke the district record in the 100-meter breaststroke and finished third in the 100-meter freestyle. Both girls qualified as All-County in their events.

Marley Zimmerman and Kirsten Giovanniello finished All-Conference in the 500-meter freestyle. Stephanie Walsh finished All-Conference in the 200-meter individual medley and Hazel Wilkins did the same in the 100-meter butterfly. The 400-meter freestyle relay consisting of Georgeanne Zimmerman, Stephanie Walsh, Alina Tucker and Liz Walsh finished second, thus qualifying as All-County. 

Zimmerman, Tucker and Stephanie Kaplan will also be representing Bellmore-Merrick at the state championships.