Eleven swimmers represented Tuscarawas County at the Ohio Special Olympics State Swim Meet recently. Close to 500 athletes competed in the two day event held at the Ohio State University McCorkle Aquatics Center. For the first time in Rockets’ history, athletes competed in traditional and unified relays. Despite facing some tough competition, the Rockets came away with several medals and ribbons for their efforts. Results by athlete are as follows:

? Abby Cool won a silver medal in the 4x25 unified freestyle relay and bronze in the 25m freestyle race.

? Diana DeMonte won a silver medal in the 4x25 unified freestyle relay and bronze in the 25m freestyle race.

? Joey Fulton won bronze in the 4x25 freestyle relay, fourth in the 25m freestyle and gold in the 50m freestyle race.

? Cady Harlan won gold in both the 50m freestyle race and the 4x25 unified medley relay and silver in the 50m backstroke.

? Chance Iannone won fifth in the 25m freestyle and bronze in both the 50m freestyle race and 4x25m freestyle relay.

? Nate Kamban won gold in the 4x25 unified medley relay.

? Donovan Nolan won gold in the 25m freestyle race and bronze in the 4x25 freestyle relay.

? Elise Thompson won gold in the 4x25 unified medley relay and silvers in the 25m butterfly and the 50m freestyle races.

? Emma Ward won sixth in the 25m freestyle race, bronze in the 4x25 freestyle relay, and silver in the 25m backstroke race.

? Kelly Wells won gold in the 4x25 unified medley relay and silver in the 4x25 unified freestyle relay.

Congratulations to these swimmers on their efforts.