Swimmer of the Year

Mark Novatorskiy

Vineland junior

The Press Boys Swimmer of the Year and a returning first-team Press All-Star. He set or contributed to four school records at the state Meet of Champions. Finished fourth in the MOC 100-yard freestyle, the highest individual finish by a Cape-Atlantic League boy. Led off Vineland's two state champion freestyle relays.

Eddie Parks

Vineland junior

A first-team Press All-Star for the second straight year. He had the top splits (20.89, 46.15) as he anchored the Vineland 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relays to Meet of Champions titles. Also finished eighth at the MOC in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly. Won the 100-meter butterfly at the Frank Forde CAL Individual Meet.

Nolan Coyle

Mainland Regional senior

Won the 200-meter freestyle and 100-meter freestyle at the Frank Forde CAL Individual Meet, the only boy to win two non-relay races. Finished ninth in the Meet of Champions in the 200-yard freestyle.

Colin McHugh

St. Augustine Prep junior

Helped the Hermits to their 12th straight CAL conference title and finish their 11th straight year without a CAL loss. Won the 200-yard individual medley at the Coaches' Meet, and 100-meter breaststroke at the Forde CAL Meet. Took fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke at the MOC.

Johnny Malatesta

Vineland senior

A first-team Press All-Star for the third straight year, he swam the second leg for Vineland's winning 200- and 400-yard freestyle relay teams at the Meet of Champions. Also placed 14th in the 200 individual medley at the meet.

Matt Taccard

St. Augustine Prep senior

Another leading swimmer in the Prep's strong lineup. Won the 50-meter freestyle at the CAL Individual Meet and was second in the 100 backstroke. Took 11th in the 50-yard freestyle at the Meet of Champions.

Kyle Risley

Oakcrest senior

Placed second in the Cape-Atlantic League 100-meter butterfly, and was 10th in the 100-yard butterfly at the Meet of Champions.

Logan McHenry

Atlantic City senior

Won the State Individual Boys Diving Championship for the second straight year. Won the Cape-Atlantic League Individual 6-Dive title with a meet-record 352.85 score. Will dive for West Virginia University next season.

Ben Smith

Lacey Township senior

Won the Ocean County championship in the 100-yard butterfly, and holds five individual school records. Placed 13th in the event at the Meet of Champions.

Kevin Gill

Ocean City junior

Won the 400-meter freestyle at the Forde CAL Meet, and placed 13th in the Meet of Champions 500-yard freestyle.

Zach Washart

St. Augustine Prep freshman

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Won the 500-yard freestyle at the Coaches' Meet and finished 15th in the event at the Meet of Champions. Won the 200- and 400-meter freestyle events in a crucial 91-79 win over Mainland Regional.

Brian McGroarty

Mainland Regional freshman

Won the 200-meter individual medley at the Forde Cape-Atlantic League Meet, and had two individual wins in a 118-52 South Jersey Public B semifinal win over Ocean City.

Thien Le

Atlantic City senior

A first-team Press All-Star for the third time, he broke the 100-meter backstroke meet record for the third straight year at the Cape-Atlantic League Individual Meet (58.14). Also won the 100-yard backstroke at the South Jersey Coaches' Meet.

Dominick Merighi

Vineland sophomore

Swam the third leg of Vineland's two championship relays, the 200- and 400-yard freestyles, at the season-ending Meet of Champions.

Relay teams

200 medley relay

St. Augustine Prep 200

Matt Taccard, senior

Colin McHugh, junior

Ryan Seay, sophomore

Andrew Burr, sophomore

200 freestyle relay

Vineland

Mark Novatorskiy, Jr.

Johnny Malatesta, Sr.

Dominick Merighi, So.

Eddie Parks, Jr.

400 freestyle relay

Vineland

Mark Novatorskiy, Jr.

Johnny Malatesta, Sr.

Dominick Merighi, So.

Eddie Parks, Jr.