Atlanta, GA 30319
Swimming and Diving Championships
The middle school teams took place in the end of season championships Friday and Saturday at Marist. The Knights unloaded personal best performance after another!
The divers got things off on a positive note in strong competition with Emery placing 21st, Ansley F. 30th, and Ansli H. 37th! The competition had the most divers in meet history!
On Saturday, the teams arrived early and started out with some great performances in the relays to get everyone excited about what we could expect!
Boys boy’s team of Barrett, Coery, Ledger, and Luca placed 5th while Oliver, Watson, Walker, and Daniel finished 17th. For the girls, Sarah, Elowyn, Townsend, and Emery placed 23rd.
In the 200 free, we started to really see the time improvements with Caroline placing 7th, Elowyn-2th, and Townsend-25th.
The IM featured Barrett who again lowered his school record and a second play finish. For the girls, Kate finished 18th.
The 50 free had Luca-12, Corey-21st, Aidan-40th, Oliver-41st, Daniel-56th, Walker-73rd, Harrison-83rd, and Aarav 117. The girl’s top finisher was India coming in with her best time for 5th place. Sydney L.-91st, Amelia-118, and Dallis-136th.
The 100 fly had Ledger at 9th and Townsend-24th
In the 100 free, Luca was 14th, Watson-36, Daniel-37th, Oliver -41st, Aidan-42nd, Aarav-76th. The girls started with Ansli-48th, Sydney L.-74th, Dallis-100th, Amelia-105.
The 200 free relays were really exciting with the boys finishing 2nd, Barrett Corey, Luca, and Ledger. 21st was Daniel, Aidan, Harrison, and Aarav. The girls team of Marisa, Kate, Caroline, and India, had a great swim for 5th!. 31st was Ansli, Elowyn, Townsend, and Ellie,
Backstroke was an exciting race as Barrett lead the entire way and won with a near miss on the school record. Walker was 26th. Marisa was in a 3-way battle that saw lead changes and she stretched her way into 2nd place place! Claire was 19th, Sarah-22nd, and Ellie-37th.
In the 100 breaststroke, Ledger was 7th in his best time while Corey also had his best time and another 3-way battle to winning his heat. Watson was 20th and Harrison-32nd. Kate had a great raced for 11th as did Elowyn-20th, and Emery-22nd.
The 400 Free Relays concluded with the boys team of Aidan, Oliver, Watson, and Walker placing 13th and the girls team of Marisa, Caroline, India, and Kate were 6th!
The final team results were as follows:
Girls-8th of 27 teams
Boys-7th of 21 teams
Combined for 7th overall!
This season, the boys team broke seven school records!
Medley Relay-Easton, Barrett, Carter, Ledger
200 Free Relay-Easton, Barrett, Carter, Luca
400 Free Relay-Easton, Barrett, Carter, Luca
50-Carter tied with Charlie Kaye
Great season to the Knights MS Swimming and Diving Teams!