Florida Wins National Team Championships Competition

Florida repeated as the National Team champions at the 2018 National Championships in Maize, KS.

Dennis Longo, the Florida team captain worked overtime to put together a great team of athletes to complete for the team championships. The team members were:

Junior Team

Kristen Baldwin, Matthew Carson, Bodie Cole, Ryan Gay, Kennedy Hanson, Richard (Tri) Johnson, Conner Pauley, Erick Macias-Sedano, Cooper Tate, and Luka Zazadze.

Men Team

Russell Gay, Tim Huston, Bruce Kistler, Scott LaMarche, Dennis Longo, Tyler McDermeit, Jack Mills, Marc Shaw, and Stan Switzer.

Women Team

Kelley Breeden, Patricia Burt, Brenda Cavenaugh, Anna Gay, Debra Gradick, Leza Harrison, Mary Koenig, Jenna Morgan, and Camille Tyler.

Excellent skiing by all of our team members and a big thank you from the Florida Water Ski Federation membership.

Below are the top five team placements. Click on the link at the end of the article to view the scorebook for the 2018 National Water Ski Championships and click on Team Results at the top of the page to see all of the combined Team Results. Also attached is a list of the Florida team members and their scores for each event.

Combined Team Results

Plcmt Team Name Slalom Plcmt Trick Plcmt Jump Plcmt Total
1 FLA Florida 13,890.0 12,000.0 8,360.0 34,250.0
2 NCA NorCal Ski Team 12,965.0 9,310.0 6,020.0 28,295.0
3 NETX North East Texas 11,935.0 7,600.0 7,045.0 26,580.0
4 IL Illinois Ski Team 8,875.0 7,220.0 8,670.0 24,765.0
5 OKA Oklahoma Arkansas 10,740.0 8,050.0 5,580.0 24,370.0


Click here for the 2018 National Water Ski Championships scorebook

Click here for the 2018 Florida Team members scores

Congratulations to all of the Florida Team members!

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