Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Swim and Dive Sweeps 2021 UIL Regional Meet

This past weekend, the Dragon Swim and Dive teams pushed through some adversity and continued their tradition of excellence in the pool by sweeping the UIL 2-6A Regional Meet.

The Dragons will advance on to another UIL State Championship Meet later this month.

The Dragon Divers opened the weekend with a dominant performance on Friday morning. Hailey Hernandez, Manuel Borowski, and Jackson Miller finished in position to qualify for the state meet. Head Diving Coach Carolyn Hryorchuk was named the Region 2-6A Diving Coach of the Meet.

The Dragon swimmers overcame two relay disqualifications in the Girl’s 200-meter freestyle relay and the Boy’s 200-meter freestyle relay to still win the regional championships by considerable margins.  Kate Heintz (200-meter freestyle, and 500-meter freestyle), Corbyn Cormack (200-meter Individual Medley and 100-meter fly), Hailey Heldenbrand (50-meter freestyle), Jackson Pogue. (100-meter fly), and Max Hatcher (100-meter backstroke) all won their individual events. Cormack was named Region 2-6A Swimmer of the meet.

The. Girl’s 6A State Meet will take place in San Antonio on Friday, February 19 and the Boy’s will compete the following week in San Antonio on February 26.