The Lady Caps Swimming and Diving team had many great performances as they finished 7th at the NC Eastern Regional Swimming and Diving Championships held this weekend. The medley relay of Rachel Shaw, Elisabeth Holmes, Kelsey Moore, and Adaira Brewer took 6th, the 200 freestyle relay with the same girls took 4th with a new school record of 1:40.65. The 400 freestyle relay of Brewer, Shaw, Sarah Wills, and Rachael Wills took 15th. Kelsey Moore took 1st place in the 200 freestyle with a new school record of 1:51.83. She also took 3rd in the 500 freestyle. Elisabeth Holmes took 8th in both the 200 IM and the 500 freestyle. Adaira Brewer took 18th in the 50 freestyle, Rachael Wills took 23rd in the breaststroke, and Angela Duncan took 11th in diving.
The men’s team finished 14th in the same meet. The medley relay of Alex Haugh, John Paul Baric, Crandall Close, and Nick Chomette finished in 19th. The 200 freestyle relay of Brandon Hodnett, Bancks Holmes, Alex Haugh, and Will Close finished 11th, and the 400 freestyle relay of Hodnett, Holmes, Haugh and W. Close finished 10th. Bancks Holmes took 17th in the 200 freestyle and 10th in the 500 freestyle. Alex Haugh took 20th in the IM. Will Close took 15th in the IM and 3rd in the butterfly. Brandon Hodnett took 12th in the 50 freestyle and 9th in the 100 freestyle. William Sally took 13th in diving.
Any swimmer or diver who placed in the top 8 qualifies for the state championship to be held this coming Thursday at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.
Congratulations CAPS on some super swims and good luck in the state meet!