Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Big Splash: Dragons Win 5th Straight State Title

CarrState Swimoll Dragons coach Kevin Murphy and staff made a return trip into the pool at the Texas Swim Center on Saturday.
His ritual of taking a dive after a state title happened for the fifth consecutive year, as the Carroll boys’ team won the Class 6A crown. The Lady Dragons finished sixth overall.Carson Klein won state titles in the 200 and 500 freestyle events. Nate Hernandez won the state diving title and earned the second highest school in state history.Click here to view state meet photo album by CISD Intern Sean Murphy.Boys
1.  Carroll                      214
2.  Katy Cinco Ranch   164
3.  Klein                     126
4.  Austin Westlake     102
5.  Dallas Jesuit            97
6.  San Antonio Reagan 95
7.  Woodlands              92
8.  Keller                     78
9.  Lake Travis             77
10.  Cy-Ranch             70
Girls
1.   Austin Westlake    221
2.  Kingwood             195
3.  Keller                   148
4.  Woodlands           144
5.  El Paso Franklin    110
6  Carroll                      98
7.  Wood College Park  97
8.  Atascocita              92
9.  Rockwall               79
10.  Cy-Woods           77

Relay finishes for the Dragons included:
Girls:
5th  200 med relay 1:47.11 with Nasha Luevit, Olivia Coffey, Anya Ittiruck and Ashley Baker (season best)
       All-American Consideration
5th 200 free relay  1:38.09 with Casey Rose, Jennifer Owston, Ashley Baker and Olivia Coffey (season best)
10th  400 free relay  3:32.97 with Casey Rose, Jennifer Owston, Chantal Meyer and Nasha Luevit
Boys: 
4th  200 med relay 1:34.66 with Kyle Derevyanik, Evan Kolde, Gus Karau and Griffin Rea
       All-American consideration
5th  200 free relay  1:25.06 with Jack LeVant, Carson Klein, Austin Whalen and Kyle Derevyanik
       All-American automatic
3rd  400 free relay  3:04.79 with Carson Klein, Austin Whalen, John Everett and Jack LeVant  (season best)
       All-american Automatic
Individual finishes by our Dragons included:
Maddie Keiser     Diving   11th  385.95
Emilee Torres      Diving  13th  357.90
Nate Hernandez  Diving   1st  613.75  (2nd highest score in Texas HS history, All-American)
Luke McFarland   Diving  11th  367.00
Casey Rose      100 free      7th   52.28
Chantal Meyer  100 breast  11th  1:05.22
Carson Klein     200 free     1st    1:37.36  PR    All-American Automatic
Austin Whalen  200 free     10th  1:40.11  PR    All-American Consideration
John Everett    200 IM        5th   1:52.47  PR    All-American Consideration
Jack LeVant       50 free      6th      20.97  PR    All-American Consideration
Jack LeVant      100 fly        8th      49.75  PR   All-American Consideration
Gus Karau        500 free      8th  4:32.77   PR   All-American Consideration
Austin Whalen  100 free     15th     46.92
Carson Klein     500 free      1st  4:26.50  PR    All-American Automatic
-Coach Carolyn Hryorchuk was selected the Texas Boys 6A Diving Coach of the Year
-Nate Hernandez was selected the Texas Boys 6A Diver of the Year