Top Returning Swimmers
• Steven Shek, Lenape, Senior: The All-South Jersey first-team selection, who will attend Notre Dame next year, took a silver medal in both the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke at the state meet, and won both events at the Coaches Invitational Division A meet.
• Alex Martin, Moorestown, Junior: The first-team All-South Jersey pick excels at every stroke and was state champion in the 200IM and 100 backstroke; Burlington County League champion in 100 freestyle and backstroke; won 200 and 500 freestyles at Coaches Invitational Division B meet; and led Moorestown to Public B state title.
• Jon Burkett, Shawnee, Senior: The All-South Jersey first-team selection was a bronze medal winner at the state meet in 100 butterfly and led Shawnee to South Public A semifinals.
• Mark Novatorskiy, Vineland, Senior: Finished 4th in at state meet in 100 freestyle; was silver medal winner in the 200 and 100 freestyles at the Cape-Atlantic League championships; and swam lead-off leg in gold medal winning 200- and 400-freestyle relays at state meet to earn All-South Jersey first-team honors.
• Zach Fong, Moorestown, Senior: Captured gold medals in the 500 freestyle and 100 butterfly at state meet; was the Burlington County League champion and Coaches Invitational Division B champion in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke, earning All-South Jersey first-team honors.
• Colin McHugh, St. Augustine, Senior: The All-South Jersey first-team pick was Cape-Atlantic League champion in 100 breaststroke and was the 200IM gold-medal winner and silver medalist in 100 breaststroke at Coaches Invitational Division A meet; finished 5th in 100 breaststroke at state meet.
• Eddie Parks, Vineland, Senior: Took bronze medal in 200 freestyle and gold in 100 butterfly at Cape-Atlantic League Championship meet; finished 8th in the 100 butterfly at the state meet.
• Duncan Brookover, Cherry Hill East, Junior: Was 9th in 200 IM and 15th in 100 backstroke at state meet; played major roll in leading the Cougars to S.J. Division A title.
• David Rowe, Cherry Hill East, Senior: Captured gold medal in 100 butterfly at Coaches Invitational Division A meet; was 7th in the 100 butterfly and 8th in the 100 backstroke at state meet.
• Ethan O’Neill, Cherry Hill East, Senior: Finished 2nd in both the Coaches Invitational 6-dive and Jim Roach 11-dive meets; won bronze medal in state meet; was state titlist as a freshman and runner-up in sophomore year.
— Bob Cabnet, For the Courier-Post