Mon, 02/08/2021 - 7:37pm

Greenie Swimmers Record Best State Finish in 4 Years


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Christ School placed seventh as a team in Monday's NCISAA Division I state meet in Greensboro.

Christ School swimming has been steadily progressing the past four years. The proof was in the pool Monday at the NCISAA Division I state meet.

Buoyed by 10 individual qualifiers and three relay teams, the Greenies placed seventh out of 16 teams in the Greensboro Aquatic Center with 127 points. This marks the best team showing for Christ School at the state level since the 2016-17 season.

Individually, highlights were a pair of fourth-place finishes from Frank Howden ’22 in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:00.81) and 200-yard individual medley (1:57.08). Sam Jarrett ’22 swam to a ninth-place showing in the 500-yard freestyle (5:02.26) and was 10th in the 100-yard butterfly (55.54).

The combination of Frank, Sam, Jake Jarrett ’24, and Caleb Fountain ’21 was fifth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:32.52). Caleb, Jake, Grayson Scott ’21, and John Steven ’23 were seventh in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:41.00). Finally, Frank, Grayson, Sam, and Daniel Du ’22 came in ninth in the medley relay (1:47.91).

NCISAA Division I State Meet

Monday at Greensboro Aquatic Center

Team Scores

1. Charlotte Latin 446; 2. Cary Academy 308; 3. Ravenscroft 233; 4. Charlotte Providence Day 216; 5. Cannon School 177; 6. Charlotte Country Day 165; 7. Christ School 127; 8. Covenant Day 85; 9. Greensboro Day 83; 10. Charlotte Christian 77; 11. Wesleyan Christian Academy 63; 12. Durham Academy 56; 13. Metrolina Christian Academy 40; 14. Rabun Gap (Ga.) 32; 15. North Raleigh Christian Academy 20; 16. Carmel Christian 18. 

Individual results (Christ School results)

Medley relay: 9. Christ School 1:47.91; 200-yard individual medley: 4. Frank Howden 1:57.08; 21. Colin Brazas 2:21.55; 50-yard freestyle: 33. Grayson Scott 25.26; 38. John Steven 26.73; 100-yard butterfly: 10. Sam Jarrett 55.54; 13. John Barton 59.15; 100-yard freestyle: 27. Caleb Fountain 55.52; 30. Jake Jarrett 56.26; 34. Daniel Du 57.57; 42. John Steven 1:02.03; 500-yard freestyle: 9. Sam Jarrett 5:02.26; 12. Martin Moran 5:07.73; 15. John Barton 5:14.50; 200-yard freestyle relay: 7. Christ School 1:41.00; 100-yard backstroke: 19. Martin Moran 1:00.66; 24. Colin Brazas 1:02.35; 29. Daniel Du 1:05.73; 100-yard breaststroke: Frank Howden 1:00.81; 17. Grayson Scott 1:09.49; 400-yard freestyle relay: 5. Christ School 3:32.52.