FARMINGTON HILLS — There is an expectation, fairly or unfairly, that needs to be upheld.
In 2017, the Farmington Hills Mercy swim team certainly lived up to it.
The Division 1 state swimming and diving state finals were held Nov. 17-18 at Oakland University, and once again, the Marlins asserted themselves as the top team in the state.
“It’s very cool,” second-year coach Mike Venos said. “This was the culmination of a very interesting season for us. But you have to take a lot of pride in this.”
With a total of 37 teams scoring in the two-day final, the Marlins finished with a score of 277.
Saline High was next-best with 248, and Harrison-Farmington came in third with 192.