Sunday, March 3, 2024

Carroll Swim Teams Race To 6-5A Titles

The Carroll Dragon swimming and diving team began the postseason with a dominating performance in the District 6-5A Swim/Dive competition last weekend at the Keller Natatorium.

The Lady Dragons finished in first place and scored 265 points, which was 164 points ahead of second-place Keller. The Dragons were just as impressive scoring 266 points, well ahead of second-place Keller with 84 points. All five divers advanced to regionals and 37 swimmers advanced. Carroll set new Keller Natatorium pool records in 12 of 16 individual events and won 23 of 24 events. All six relays advanced to regionals.

Carroll swept the top honors in 6-5A.. Bryce Klein was named district boy diver of the year, Cassidy Lapp was named girl swimmer of year and Connor Nolan won boy swimmer of the year. Carroll’s Carolyn Hryorchuk was honored as district boy diving coach of the year.

Carroll advances to the Region 2-5A meet at the LISD Aquatics Center Feb. 4-5. in The Colony. The swimming competition will be at Loos Natatorium in Addison. Prelims will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. and the finals will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m.



1.  Carroll                   265

2.  Keller                     101

3.  Keller Central         79

4.  Coppell                    47

5.  Northwest                18

6.  Denton Guyer          16

7.  Saginaw                   14

8.  Fossil Ridge              6


1. Carroll                 266

2.  Keller                    84

3.  Northwest            63

4.  Coppell                 56

5.  Keller Central      42

6.  Fossil Ridge        24

7.  Saginaw                 8

8.  Denton Guyer        6

Relay District Champions for the Dragons:

Girls 200 Med relay  1:48.02 with Lyndsie Gibson, Elise Weisert, Taylor Derevyanik and Emily Zapinski

Boys 200 Med relay  1:38.13 with Ryan Walker, Connor Nolan, Curtis Goss and Ted Singley

Girls 200 free relay  1:39.74 with Cassidy Lapp, Kaitlyn Hogan, Lyndsie Gibson and Taylor Derevyanik

Boys 200 free relay  1:28.95 with Connor Nolan, John Ausdenmoore, Curtis Goss and John Remetta

Girls 400 free relay  3:34.21 with Cassidy Lapp, Emily Zapinski, Jillian Roberts and Kaitlyn Hogan

400 free relay 3:16.65 with Ted Singley, Ryan Walker, John Ausdenmoore and John Remetta.

The Dragons crowned 17 of 18 individual champions:

Bryce Klein               Diving       526.45

Emily Zapinski           200 free   1:53.01   new pool record

Connor Nolan            200 free   1:40.56   new pool record

MacKenzie Leonard   200 IM      2:08.39  new pool record

Jonathon Roberts      200 IM      1:56.10  new pool record

Cassidy Lapp             50 free        24.49  new pool record

John Ausdenmoore    50 free        22.30

Taylor Derevyanik     100 fly          57.43  new pool record

Ted Singley              100 fly          51.31   new pool record

Cassidy Lapp            100 free        52.78

John Ausdenmoore   100 free        48.33   new pool record

Emily Zapinski           500 free    4:59.61  new pool record

Connor Nolan            500 free    4:31.97  new pool record

Taylor Derevyanik     100 back       58.19  new pool record

Curtis Goss               100 back       53.36

Elise Weisert            100 breast  1:06.00

John Remetta           100 breast  1:00.43  new pool record

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