Local swimmers stand out at state meet

Mount Pleasant Swim Club finished second in the S.C. State Championships meet in Greenville. File/Tommy Braswell

A number of area swimmers turned in strong performances in the South Carolina State Championships held Feb. 13-16 at Westside Aquatic Complex.

The Spartaquatics Swim Club took first place overall with 1,103.50 points. Mount Pleasant Swim Club was second with 1,051. LTP Racing Club of Mount Pleasant finished third with 439, and the Charleston Southern Marlins Racing Team finished sixth with 139 points. Twenty-three teams were represented in the meet.

Mount Pleasant finished second, the Southern Marlins were third and LTP sixth in the boys competition. Mount Pleasant was second, LTP third and Southern Marlins sixth in girls.

Caitlin Mason of Mount Pleasant was second overall in 10-under girls with 84 points. James Derek Haffner of Southern Marlins was third in 10-under boys with 53. Gabi Reed of Mount Pleasant won the 11-12 girls with 105 points and Kaitlin Healy of Mount Pleasant was third with 78. Matthew Gush of Mount Pleasant was second in 11-12 boys with 89. Elysse Pardus of Mount Pleasant won the 13-14 girls with 79 points and Ann Sawyer of Mount Pleasant was second with 62. Johnny Gush of Mount Pleasant was second in 13-14 boys with 80 points and Willem Goedecke of LTP was third with 64. Emma Gourdie of Mount Pleasant finished second in 15-18 girls with 81 points. Cooper Pitts of LTP tied for second in 15-18 boys with 48 points.

TOP FINISHERS

GIRLS 10U: Caitlin Mason, MPSC, 3-50 free, 28.65; 2-200 free, 2:14.42; 2-500 free, 5:58.64; 1- 50 back, 32.61; 2-100 back, 1:10.17; 2-50 breast, 30.48; 1-100 fly, 1:06.32; 2-100 IM, 1:13.88; 2-200 IM, 2:34.44. Sammy Kraft, LTP, 2-50 breast, 38.42; 3-100 fly, 1:11.80. Kate Green, 3-100 breast, 1:25.00. LTP (Anna Albert, Sammy Kraft, Avery Frece, Ann Thompson), 2-200 free relay; Ann Thompson, Gil Shaw, Sammy Kraft, Anna Albert), 2-200 medley relay. MPSC (Kate Green, Savega Bednar, Paisley Hodges, Caitlin Mason), 3- 200 free relay; (Paisley Hodges, Kate Green, Caitlin Mason, Savega Bednar), 1-200 medley relay.

BOYS 10U: Ryder Putnam, SMRT, 2-50 free, 28.52; 2-50 back, 33.41; 2-100 back, 1:14.59; 3-50 fly, 32.11. Matthew Sulkowski, MPSC, 3-50 free, 29.19; 2-100 free, 1:03.80; 2-200 IM, 2:41.68. James Derek Haffner, SMRT, 1:04.98; 2-200 free, 2:20.23; 3-50 back, 33.57; 1-100 back, 1:11.95. Rhett Andrews, SMRT, 1-50 breast, 38.66; 2-100 breast, 1:24.97. Rhett Norris, MPSC, 2-50 breast, 38.87; 1-100 breast, 1:24.93. Chase Healy, MPSC, 3-100 IM, 1:15.75. SMRT (James Derek Haffner, Rhett Andrews, Luke Nixon, Ryder Putnam), 2-200 free relay; (James Derek Haffner, Rhett Andrews, Luke Nixon, Ryder Putnam), 1-200 medley relay. MPSC (Chase Healy, Rhett Norris, Matthew Sulkowski, Justin Haffner), 3-200 free relay; (Charlie Green, Rhett Norris, Matthew Sulkowski, Chase Healy), 3-200 medley relay.

GIRLS 11-12: Emorie Thrasher, SMRT, 1-50 free, 25.53; 1-100 free, 54.74; 3-50 back, 29.51; 3-100 back, 1:03.92; 2-50 fly, 28.07; 3-100 IM, 1:04.20. Gabi Reed, MPSC, 2-100 free, 54.87; 1-200 free, 1:59.04; 2-50 back, 29.07; 1-100 back, 1:01.64; 1-50 fly, 27.33; 1-100 fly, 59.53; 1-200 fly, 2:17.34; 1-100 IM, 1:03.08; 3-200 IM, 2:18.64; 1-400 IM, 4:46.48. Kaitlin Healy, MPSC, 1-1000 free, 11:11.64; 1-1650 free, 18:42.57; Emma Sullivan, MPSC, 2-1000 free, 11:15.56; 2-1650 free. Melanie Rapach, MPSC, 2-100 back, 1:03.60; 1-200 back, 2:14.43; 3-100 breast, 1:11.63; 3-50 fly, 28.46; 3-100 fly, 1:03.67; 2-200 IM, 2:17.36. Kaila Pardus, MPSC, 1-50 breast, 30.60; 1-100 breast, 1:08.61; 1-200 breast, 2:34.91. MPSC (Gabi Reed, Kaila Pardus, Jenna Thrift, Kaitlin Healy), 2-200 free relay; (Melanie Rapach, Kaila Pardus, Gabi Reed, Kaitlin Healy), 1-200 medley relay; (Jenna Thrift, Quinn Barrier, Gelsey Jaymes, Emma Sullivan), 3-200 medley relay.

BOYS 11-12: Ellis Ross, SMRT, 3-50 free, 25.55. Matthew Gush, MPSC, 2-200 free, 1:57.29; 1-500 free, 5:11.32; 1-1000 free, 10:34.98; 1-1650 free, 18:08.18; 1-200 IM, 2:19.02; 3-200 fly, 2:25.71; 2-100 IM. Ethan Caldwell, MPSC, 3-1000 free, 11:26.47. Noah Davey, LTP, 1-50 breast, 32.04; 1-100 breast, 1:10.09; 1-200 breast, 2:34.89. Burke Arredondo, SMRT, 2-50 breast, 32.65; 3-100 breast, 1:11.99. Cal Frame, MPSC, 3-200 breast, 2:40.92. SMRT (Ethan Williams, Burk Arredondo, Gavi Milligan, Ellis Ross), 2-200 medley relay.

GIRLS 13-14: Elysse Pardus, MPSC, 3-50 free, 25.10; 1-100 back, 59.03; 3-200 back, 2:11.66; 2-100 fly, 58.50; 1-200 fly, 2:06.54. Mary Alice Dupree, LTP, 3-100 free; 1-100 fly, 58.40; 2-200 IM, 2:12.84; 2-400 IM, 4:36.56. Anna Sawyer, MPSC, 3-1000 free, 10:46.59; 2-100 back, 59.27; 1-200 back, 2:08.15; 3-200 fly, 2:10.40; 1-400 IM, 4:34.38. Allison Knight, MPSC, 3-100 back, 59.69. Tara McCaskill, MPSC, 3-100 breast, 1:08.70; 3-200 breast, 2:29.10. MPSC (Elysse Pardus, Annalise Hafner, Anna Sawyer, Ansley Jones), 2-400 free relay (Anna Sawyer, Tara McCaskill, Elysse Pardus, Ansley Jones), 1-400 medley relay.

BOYS 13-14: Justin Lawrence, SMRT, 2-50 free, 22.91; 3-100 free, 50.69; 1-100 breast, 1:00.28; 3-200 breast, 2:17.24. Johnny Gush, MPSC, 3-200 free, 1:48.67; 3-500 free, 4:57.39; 1-1000 free, 10:05.35; 1-1650 free, 16:53.16; 2-200 back, 2:03.66; 1-100 fly, 54.48; 1-200 fly, 1:58.59. Matt Agostinelli, SMRT, 2-500 free, 4:55.80. Daniel Kassis, MPSC, 3-1000 free, 10:08.18; 1-400 IM, 4:20.45. Willem Goedecke, LTP, 2-1650 free, 17:03.39; 3-200 fly, 2:04.02; 3-200 IM, 2:07.05; 3-400 IM, 4:23.01. Robby Gourdie, MPSC, 2-200 breast. SMRT (Justin Lawrence, John Brock Haffner, Karl Pless, Justin Sage), 3-400 free relay; (Karl Pless, Justin Lawrence, Matt Agostinelli, John Brock Haffner), 1-400 medley relay; Shane McDavid, Robby Gourdie, Johnny Gush, Daniel Kassis), 3-400 medley relay.

GIRLS 15-18: Peyton Wilson, LTP, 2-50 free, 23.65; 3-200 free, 1:52.54. Emma Gourdie, MPSC, 3-100 free, 52.97; 2-200 free, 1:51.55; 1-500 free, 4:59.94; 2-1000 free, 10:21.17; 2-200 back, 2:05.76; 3-200 breast, 2:25.82; 2-200 IM, 2:07.56; 2-400 IM, 4:27.97. Olivia Kinsinger, LTP, 3-1650 free, 17:43.9. Elaine Zhou, MPSC, 1-100 breast, 1:04.88; 3-100 fly, 55.90; 2-200 fly, 2:04.90. Meredith Welsh, MPSC, 2-100 breast, 1:05.11; 2-200 breast, 2:22.06. MPSC (Elaine Zhou, Allison Burton, Ashleigh Bennett, Emma Gourdie), 2-400 free relay; (Emma Gourdie, Meredith Welsh, Allison Burton, Elaine Zhou), 2-400 medley relay. (Emma Gourdie, Allison Burton, Anna Sawyer, Elaine Zhou), 3-800 free relay. LTP (Peyton Wilson, Rebecca Groves, Logan Kraft, Hannah Craig), 3-400 free relay, 3:33.01; (Jessica Weitz, Hannah Craig, Rebecca Groves, Peyton Wilson), 3-400 medley relay; (Peyton Wilson, Rebecca Groves, Logan Kraft, Hannah Craig), 2-800 free relay.

BOYS 15-18: Nicholas Wukovits, LTP, 1-500 free, 4:39.36; 1-100 breast, 56.45. Carter Brzezinski, MPSC, 3-100 back, 52.74; 3-200 back, 1:57.74. Cooper Pitts, LTP, 2-200 back, 1:55.95; 1-200 breast, 2:04.64; 2-200 IM, 1:56.71; 3-400 IM, 4:08.80. Jackson Seith, MPSC, 3-100 breast, 58.53. MPSC (Carter Brzezinski, Dan Sulkowski, Jackson Seith, Patrick Sullivan), 3-400 free relay; (Carter Brzezinski, Jackson Seith, Patrick Sullivan, Dan Sulkowski), 3-400 medley relay. LTP (Cooper Putts, Nicholas Wukovits, Noah Brazier, Emmanuel Emovon), 1-400 medley relay.