Seahawks lead strong local showing at state swim meet

mbswim-backboysThe Myrtle Beach High boys and girls swim teams posted top-five finishes and the best combined showing in school history at the SCHSL Class 4A Swimming Championships on Saturday at the USC Natatorium in Columbia.

Led by Isaiah Ivey’s state titles in the 50 and 100 freestyle, the Myrtle Beach boys finished in third place behind Eastside and South Aiken. The Seahawks were led by Ian Morgan’s fifth-place finish in the 500 free and sixth-place showing in the 200 IM, Sean McGonigal’s seventh-place finish in the 50 Free and 100 Backstroke. The trio joined Nestor Llanot to take third in the 200 Free Relay, and with Justin Roberts for bronze in the 400 Free Relay.

The Lady Seahawks took fifth behind Olivia McGonigal’s state championship in the 100 backstroke, finishing just ahead of runner-up Kate Wolff of St. James. McGonigal also joined Danielle Flaherty, Drew Kennedy and Catherine Miller to a runner-up showing in the Girls 200 Medley Relay and a third-place finish in the 200 Free Relay. Kennedy placed sixth in the 100 Butterfly, Flaherty finished seventh in the Girls 200 IM, just ahead of eighth-place Brynne Hardman of North Myrtle Beach. Flaherty also was eighth in the Girls 100, and Angwin McKenzie was eighth in the 500 free.

The St. James boys finished 12th overall with 120 points, led by Casey Mitchell’s third-place showing in the 100 Backstroke. The North Myrtle Beach boys placed 14th overall with 88 points, paced by Ty Costello taking seventh in the 100 Butterfly.

The North Myrtle Beach girls edged (134 points) edged St. James (133) by a single point for 13th place. NMB’s Brynne, Sydney and Shea Hardman were joined by Rivers Chandler to take seventh in the Girls 200 Free Relay. St. James’ Anna Wolff was fourth in 100 Free and eighth in the 50 Free. She teamed up with Camille Shkyler, Kate Bartley and Kater Wolff to take fifth in 200 Free Relay and seventh in the 200 IM Relay.

Class 5A

Carolina Forest had a big Friday night at the SCHSL 5A State Championship, led by Taylor Steele breaking her own school record with a fourth-place finish in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 1:07.62. She also placed 10th in the 200 Individual Medley, just missing the school record with a time of 2:15.82.

Peyton McWhorter, in her first High School state meet, placed 16th in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:02.67 and 19th in the 500 Freestyle. She also helped two relay teams to solid finishes. Elizabeth Gatley, Steele, Mcwhorter and Jensen Helgerson smashed their previous best time in the 200 Individual Medley placing and placed 9th amongst all 5A State Teams. Anna Fortenberry, Helgerson, McWhorter and Steele completed the night by dropping time in their 400 Yard Freestyle Relay and placing 17th.

For the Carolina Forest boys, Ethan Nechemia, also a first time attendee, placed 29th in the 500 Freestyle.

Socastee’s Jenn Paul took 18th in the Girls 100 Butterfly.

SCISA

The Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach swim team posted 13 top-10 finishes out of 20 entries at the SCISA state swim meet in Augusta (GA) on Saturday.

CAMB freshman Brae Jackson brought home her second Class AA state title in the 500 freestyle and finished third in the 200 freestyle. Sister Emie Jackson, the team’s only senior and team captain, placed second overall In the 100 backstroke and third in the 100 freestyle. It was her last high school swim meet as she says goodbye to the Christian Academy swim team she helped start from the beginning.

Miles Washington placed fifth in the 50 freestyle and sixth on the 100 butterfly, posting personal-best times in both events. Other top-10s finishes included Hannah Surface (seventh, 100 breaststroke), Will Jackson (fourth, 100 breaststroke and 10th in the 100 freestyle) as a seventh grader.

Personal-best times for the season were made by Hannah Surface, Brae Jackson, Emma Claire Everett, Abby Permenter, Sarah Cooke, Miles washington, Emie Jackson, will Jackson, and Lucas Harrelson.

CAMB’s relay teams also posted top-10 showings: the Girls 200 Medley (fourth), Girls 200 Free (fifth), Boys 200 Medley (fifth) and Boys 200 Free (ninth).

Photo by Prep Stars Media

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