The Southeast Metro Sharks (SEMS) swim team, featuring participants from Newport, Woodbury, Hudson, Cottage Grove, Inver Grove Heights, St Paul Park, Maplewood, Oakdale, North St Paul and Lake Elmo, finished its season at the Senior State meet in Rochester from March 18-21, accomplishing its goals of a top-10 finish and ensuring Class AAA placement next season. For more on this story visit Beyond the Beat, a the news blog of the editorial staff at the Woodbury Bulletin.