The Chelsea swim and dive team came up just short in its bid for a top ten finish at the Division 3 state finals at Oakland University but still came home with an 11th place finish Saturday, February 9.

Chelsea finished with 84 points. Holland Christian won the championship with 323.5.

The Bulldogs qualified for Saturday’s finals in four events.

Wes Wickens finished 3rd in the 50 free and 100 free races

Senior Wes Wickens had a big day, coming away with third place finishes in the 50 free and 100 free races. He finished the 100 with a time of 45.84 and 50 in 20.84. His career ends as the school record holder in both events.

The 400 free relay team of Zander Hartsuff, Gabe Gasbarre, Landen Collins, and Wickens finished in fifth place, while the 200 free relay team of Gasbarre, Parker Olk, Hartsuff, and Wickens was 7th.