WESTPORT, Conn. -- Westport swimmers helped the Wilton Y Wahoos swim team win the Connecticut YMCA State Championship and Connecticut Regional Championship in recent meets.
At the YMCA State championships, the Wahoos won the title for the 27th year in a row. The Wahoos also won the regional championship, and the 13-14-year-old boys won their division.
At the Regional Championship, Marisa Patel competed in the 13-14 girls division and she placed fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke, fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke and ninth in the 100-yard backstroke. Kate Griffin also competed.
In the 13-14 boys group, Justin Lovro placed seventh in the 500-yard freestyle. Blake Rainey won the 200-yard IM and placed second in the 400-yard IM, fifth in the 100-yard butterfly and seventh in the 200-yard IM. Josiah Tarrant placed third in the 200-yard butterfly and ninth in the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard IM.
For the 15-18 girls, Gabby LeBlanc placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke, sixth in the 100-yard butterfly and seventh in the 100-yard backstroke.
At the Age Group Championships, Mira Patel represented the 15-18 girls age group and placed sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke and achieved her first YMCA National time cut. Simon Ginsburg swam in the boys 15-18 division, where he placed tenth in the 200-yard breaststroke.