Walton boys, Lambert girls repeat as GHSA Swimming Champions

10:31 pm Feb. 7, 2015

By Lauren Goldstein

Saturday’s GHSA Swimming State Championships at Georgia Tech saw both boys and girls Class AAAAAA defending state champions repeat in dominating fashion.
The Walton boys kept the title in Cobb County, finishing with 310 points to top Alpharetta (303.5), Collins Hill (250.5) and Johns Creek (216). The Lambert girls beat Gwinnett County rival, Brookwood, 433 points to 355 to win their third consecutive state title. Lassiter placed third with

Swimming: Lambert girls shoot for a third straight state title

11:37 am Feb. 5, 2015

Class AAAAAA Boys

Since Brookwood’s state championship dynasty from 2008-2010, Georgia’s highest classification has seen four different teams fight to win the state title. In the Class AAAAAA 2014 state championships, Walton edged runner-up Chattahoochee in a come-from-behind second place finish in the last event (400 freestyle relay) to end the 14-year streak in which a Gwinnett County school had taken home the boys state championship.

Parkview won four consecutive Class AAAAA state

Swimming: Walton boys win fourth straight Cobb County title

5:46 pm Jan. 28, 2015

Walton boys racked up 601 points in the Cobb County meet to bring home its fourth straight county title. Lassiter finished runner-up with 454 points, followed by Wheeler (364.5), Pope (280) and Hillgrove (254).

The Walton relay team of David Dingess, Tyler Yuen, Nicholas Froemming and Thaddius Macon finished first in the 200-freestyle relay with a new county-record time of 1:26.25 seconds, breaking a 13 year old record of 26.85 set by

Swimming: North Oconee sweeps Clarke-Oconee Invitational

10:58 am Jan. 22, 2015

North Oconee’s swim team controlled the Clarke-Oconee Invitational on January 17th at the Ramsey Center. North Oconee’s Caroline Allen placed second in the girls 100-backstroke. The team of Caroline Allen, Emma Lowring, Alexis Shirley and Anna Rose Moore took the girls 200-free relay, Anna Rose Moore won the girls 500-freestyle and Eliza Petersen placed second in the girls 100-freestyle. Titans swimmers Megan Measel and Alexis Shirley placed first and third,

Swimming: Cox etches name in Westminster record books

10:51 am Jan. 15, 2015

Wildcat breaks long-time school record

In last Friday’s meet against Baylor (Tenn.), Westminster junior Derek Cox broke the oldest school swimming record set in 1979 by Alan Joel (46.72) in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 46.66.

Freshman Haley Arner takes over another Collins Hill record

Last weekend, Collins Hill freshman Haley Arner broke her second school record in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 58.83. Back in November, she captured

Swimming: Brookwood girls outperform field at Madeline Jude Brown Invitational

3:23 pm Jan. 8, 2015

Madeline Jude Brown Invitational at Emory University…

The Madeline Jude Brown Invitational at Emory University saw Brookwood girls swimming and diving team and Alpharetta boys’ take home first place finishes. Broncos boys’ swimmer Alex Taylor broke a pair of invitational records capturing the 200-yard individual medley in 1:53.16 and the 50 freestyle in 21.65, which helped lead his team to a seventh-place finish overall. Brookwood girls were victorious in three individual events

Swimming state championship meet results

4:25 pm Feb. 9, 2014

A-AAAAA results

Compiled by Score Atlanta

Team scores


1. St. Pius 199, 2. Marist 191, 3. Westminster 190, 4. Chamblee 172, 5. North Hall 143, 6. Northview 139, 7. Dalton 114, 8. Evans 112, 9. Starr’s Mill 100, 10. Woodward Academy 67, 11. Greenbrier 62, 12. Pope 56, 13. Holy Innocnets’ 51, 14. Rome 49, 15. Blessed Trinity 45, 16. Oconee County 44, 17. McIntosh 39, 18. Savannah Arts Academy 38, 19. Northgate 37,

Swimming: St. Pius, Walton boys surprise at state meet

11:12 pm Feb. 8, 2014

Score Atlanta

Two first-time team state swimming champions were crowned in the A-AAAAA state meet on Saturday and multiple individual state records were set. The St. Pius boys scored 199 points and edged second-place Marist (191.0) while the Woodward Academy girls accumulated 229.0 points to top second-place Westminster (203.0).

St. Pius had to place ahead of Marist in the final event, the 400 freestyle relay, in order to clinch its state championship.


Diving: Wesleyan, Etowah divers win state titles

10:20 pm Feb. 6, 2014

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Wesleyan freshman Abby Gardner capped off an undefeated season by winning the Class A-AAAAA girls one-meter diving title and Etowah junior Madison DuVall won in Class AAAAAA at the state diving championships Thursday at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center.

The Wolves placed four divers in the top 10.

 Gardner may be following in the footsteps of former Wesleyan great Lauren Hall, who graduated in 2012. Hall won four straight individual

Swimming: Collins Hill wins Gwinnett County title

4:16 pm Feb. 5, 2014

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The Gwinnett County Swimming and Diving Championships held at the West Gwinnett Aquatic Center last week may have offered a sneak preview of this weekend’s Class AAAAAA boys’ state meet at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. Collins Hill got the job done for its first county title since 2005 as it edged Parkview 1,018 points to 861 points. North Gwinnett finished a somewhat distant third, while Norcross and Brookwood