Tuesday April 23rd, 2024 9:46AM

Swimming: North Forsyth, Grater lead way at state swim championships

By AccessWDUN Staff

ATLANTA — The North Forsyth boys led the way for northeast Georgia comeptitors on Saturday in the finale of the GHSA swim and dive championships at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta.

The Raiders nabbed two individual gold medals and a relay championship, while Chestatee's Lindsey Grater also took third in the Class A-AAAAA girls 500 yard freestyle. Grater touched the wall in 5:02.55 to finish with the bronze medal.

Meanwhile, North Forsyth's Jack DalMolin claimed the 200 IM (1:47.59) and also took first in the 100 breaststroke (54.89). The Raiders' boys 200 free relay also struck gold, finishing in 1:24.97.

‚ÄčNorth Forsyth wound up sixth as a team in the Class AAAAAA-AAAAAAA competition, compiling 166 points. The Raiders' Daniel Brisuda also finished sixth in the 100 free (47.00) and 10th in the 100 butterfly (52.71). North Forsyth's boys 400 free relay 3:09.32 also earned a bronze medal, taking third.

Other top finishers from northeast Georgia included Gainesville's Tanner Doan, who battled his way to seventh in the 200 IM (1:53.33) and seventh in the 100 breaststroke (58.60). Lumpkin County's Ben Moers also took eighth in the 100 butterfly (52.94).

On the girls' side, North Hall's Rosemary Schofield notched an eighth place finish in the 50 free (24.92), while teammate Julia Kelly was ninth in the 100 free (53.93). Jefferson's McKenzi Klinck also finished 10th in the 100 fly (59.50). 

The Lady Dragons finished 19th as a team in the Class A-AAAAA portion, as divers Addison Kelly and Sara Rogers also took fourth and fifth, respectively. North Hall finished with 65 points and Chestatee 37.

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