Swim Recap: 1A Championships (January 21)


MV Athletics | 1/23/2023

TALLULAH FALLS, Ga. - The Mount Vernon Varsity Swim team was in action over the weekend, competing in the 1A Championships at Tallulah Falls School on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Both squads each posted a third place finish in the meet.

Laney Whiting qualified for State in the Girls 100 Breast with a time of 1:14.33

The Girls 400 Free Relay team of Mary Fuentes, Nina Brooks, Sydney Morton and Chloe Cappola qualified for State as well with a time of 4:04.88.

Below are the other top finishers for Mount Vernon:

Girls 200 Medley Relay - 1st place - 2:02.66

Boys 200 Free - Christian Foster - 1st place - 2:13.84

Girls 200 IM - Sydney Morton - 2nd place - 2:35.97

Girls 50 Free - Laney Whiting - 2nd place - 27.46

Girls 100 Fly - Chloe Cappola - 1st place - 1:04.92

Boys 100 Free - Christian Foster - 2nd place - 59.10

Girls 100 Free - Sydney Morton - 2nd place - 1:01.82

Girls 500 Free - Mary Fuentes - 1st place - 6:46.06

Girls 500 Free - Grace Gilmour - 2nd place - 6:49.43

Girls 100 Breast - Laney Whiting - 1st place - 1:14.33

The Mustangs return to the water this week with the divers competing at the Marist Last Chance Meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 5 p.m.

The swimmers will take on Holy Innocents (at Westminster) on Tuesday night at 6:45 p.m.

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