Milan's Fernando Gomez was 13th in the state in the 100 yard breaststroke.
Milan's Fernando Gomez placed 13th in the 100 yard breaststroke at the IHSAA Boys Swimming & Diving State Finals on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Photo courtesy of Milan Athletics.
(Indianapolis, Ind.) – If he hadn’t already, Milan’s Fernando Gomez cemented his legacy as perhaps the best swimmer in school history with his performance at the IHSAA Boys Swimming & Diving State Finals.
Gomez, a senior, placed 13th in the 100 yard breaststroke at the state finals hosted at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis on Saturday. His 57.89 was a new school record in the event.
Fernando finishes 5th in his heat. With another school record. 57.89. 13th in State. Great job and great career at Milan. Good luck in the future. Once an Indian always an Indian. #weRmilan pic.twitter.com/ba0oO6tFiU— Milan Athletics (@MilanAthletics) February 23, 2019
East Central was represented by two swimmers at the state finals. Jacob Weber, a senior, placed 20th in the 100 yard butterfly at 51.72 seconds on Saturday.
Jackson Ketcham, a junior for the AquaTrojans was 26th in the 200 yard freestyle. His Friday prelim heat time of 1:45.95 was not fast enough to make the Saturday final.
View the full IHSAA Boys Swimming & Diving State Finals at http://www.ihsaa.org/Portals/0/boys%20sports/boys%20swimming/2018-19/201819StateResults.pdf.