Her son, Andrew, was one of her family members in attendance. He, along with the rest of her family, husband Stephen, Kristy Morrison, Angela Eagle, and son Stephen, have supported her throughout her pool career.
“The whole place erupted when she won,” Andrew said.
That support made the difference, Janey said.
“The people from Clinton that came to watch were fantastic,” Janey said. “Them cheering me on helped a lot.”
Now Janey must move on to the master’s division next year for the state championships. The VNEA tournament includes two divisions, while the ISP state tournament has three divisions.
Finn squared off against approximately 200 people during each event.
And Finn isn’t finished yet with tournaments. She’s headed in May to Las Vegas with a team from the Quad-Cities for the national championships in pool.
Regardless of what happens, those three first-place plaques in a month will be a tough feat to beat.