NCHSAA and NCISAA swimming postseason blog, 2014
01/27/2014 2:13 PM
03/04/2014 3:12 PM
Story links to this year’s boys and girls swimming & diving conference, regional and state championships as well as other awards.
4A championships: Green Hope boys repeat, girls are third; East Chapel Hill boys third
3A championships: Chapel Hill boys win, girls are runner-up; Cardinal Gibbons boys second
1A/2A championships: Raleigh Charter girls win 4th straight, N.C. Science & Math boys repeat
N&O All-Metro swim teams: 13 boys and 13 girls make this year’s team
N&O boys swimmer of the year: Announced in June.
N&O girls swimmer of the year: Announced in June.
State champions• Tom Bilden, Carrboro - 100 butterfly (1A/2A boys)
• Will MacMillan, Carrboro - 100 freestyle, 200 IM (1A/2A boys)
• Jacob Vosburgh, N.C. Science & Math - 500 freestyle (1A/2A boys)
• N.C. Science & Math 200 freestyle relay team of Matt Weaver, Gabe Shepherd, Jack Allen and Vosburgh (1A/2A boys)
• N.C. Science & Math 400 freestyle relay team of Weaver, Shepherd, Allen and Vosburgh (1A/2A boys)
• Olivia Ontjes, Raleigh Charter - 200 IM, 100 breaststroke (1A/2A girls)
• Raleigh Charter 200 freestyle relay team of Paige Whalen, Lily Whalen, Tara Martin and Ontjes (1A/2A girls)
• Raleigh Charter 400 freestyle relay team of Martin, Ontjes, Margaret Ireland and Paige Whatlen (1A/2A girls)
• Noah Cairns, Cardinal Gibbons - 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle (3A boys)
• Chapel Hill 400 freestyle relay team of Jake Pudik, C.J. Eron, Josh Taekman and Emery Harwell.(3A boys)
• Michaela Carter, Corinth Holders - 50 freestyle (3A girls)
• Becca Churchill, Cedar Ridge - 100 breaststroke (3A girls)
• Claire DeSelm, Chapel Hill - 200 IM, 100 butterfly (3A girls)
• Anabelle Durham, Chapel Hill - 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke (3A girls)
• Chapel Hill 200 medley relay team of DeSelm, Kaitlin Jones, Rachel Samuelson and Paige Jones (3A girls)
• Connor Callahan, Panther Creek - diving (4A boys)
• Colin Ellington, Holly Springs - 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle (4A boys)
• Koya Osada, East Chapel Hill - 200 IM, 100 backstroke (4A boys)
• Justin Ress, Cary - 500 freestyle (4A boys)
• Sean Yeh, Leesville Road - 100 breaststroke (4A boys)
• East Chapel Hill boys 200 medley relay (4A boys) of Koya Osada, Liam McCullough, Oliver Hudgins, Michael Wohl
• Hannah Moore, Green Hope - 500 freestyle (4A girls)
• Claire Fuscoe, Ravenscroft - 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle (NCISAA 3A girls)
• Chloe Mikles, Ravenscroft - 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle (NCISAA 3A girls)
• Madeline High, Ravenscroft - 100 butterfly (NCISAA 3A girls)
• Ravenscroft 200 freestyle relay team of Fuscoe, Mikles, Grace Bergstrom, Brittani Bryan (NCISAA 3A girls)
• Ravenscroft 400 freestyle relay team of Fuscoe, High, Mikles and Kaitlin Ramsden (NCISAA 3A girls)
• Trey Harris, Durham Academy - 100 butterfly (NCISAA 3A boys)
• Riley Mears, St. David’s - 200 IM, 500 freestyle (NCISAA 1A/2A boys)
• Emily Sarrat, Durham Trinity - 200 IM, 100 breaststroke (NCISAA 1A/2A girls)
• Mary Jeanne Hipp, St. David’s - 500 freestyle (NCISAA 1A/2A girls)
4A Central regional: East Chapel Hill boys win regional, girls finish third
1A/2A East regional: N.C. Science & Math boys and Raleigh Charter girls win regional, edging Carrboro boys and N.C. Science & Math girls
Cap Eight Conference: Millbrook boys and Leesville Road girls win
Greater Neuse River Conference: Garner boys and Clayton girls win
PAC-6 Conference: East Chapel Hill boys and girls win
Southwest Wake Athletic Conference: Green Hope boys and girls win
Big Eight Conference: Chapel Hill boys and girls win
Two Rivers Conference: Corinth Holders boys and girls win
Northern Carolina C onference: N.C. Science & Math boys and girls win
North Central Athletic-Tar Roanoke Conference: Raleigh Charter boys and girls win
Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference: Cary Academy boys and Ravenscroft girls win
Eastern Plains Independent Conference : Cary Christian boys and Kinston’s Arendell-Parrott girls win
Carolina Christian Conference: Sanford Grace Christian boys and Trinity Academy of Raleigh girls win
State qualifiers (boys)
4A:• Apex: William Ritchie, sophomore; Brayden Lauffer, junior; Brandon Medins, sophomore; Brian Legarth, sophomore; Connor Hale, senior.
• Athens Drive: Tyler Silver, sophomore; Jackson Richards, junior; Thomas Bell, sophomore; Tanner Jefferson, senior.
• Broughton: Will Close, senior; Holt Gray (diving), freshman.
• Cary: Tosh Kawaguchi, junior; Justin Ress, junior; Garrett Troxler, freshmen; Chase Millar, junior; Will Atkinson, sophomore; Rhys Kawaguchi, freshman; Nicholas Rosenberg, senior.
• East Chapel Hill: Koya Osada, senior; Liam McCullough, senior; Oliver Hudgins, senior; Michael Wohl, junior; Bijan Zakerin, junior; James Gildard, sophomore; Thomas Guest, senior; James Brady (diving), sophomore.
• Enloe: Tom Gordon, junior; Gannon Nawojczyk, senior; Robby Patterson, sophomore; Will Hines, senior.
• Green Hope: Henry Hollinshead, sophomore; Atalay Onol, junior; Chris Daniels, junior, Seth Maslowski, junior; Stephen Hollinshead, senior; Jonathan Glavich, sophomore; Alex Carson, junior; Gavin McCulloch, junior; Noah Sayre, junior; Connor Slater (diving), sophomore.
• Heritage: Ethan Lee, junior; Miles Saunders, senior; Gabe Nugent, junior; Stephen Tresslar, senior.
• Holly Springs: Colin Ellington, senior; Andrew Capobianco (diving), freshman.
• Jordan: Stephen Young, senior; Alex Bird, sophomore; Rob Schaefer, senior; James Dressman, senior; Jams Bradley, senior; Kyle Peek (diving).
• Knightdale: Patrick Capps, senior.
• Leesville Road: Jordan Kelber, junior; Sean Yeh, senior; Zachary Nicol, sophomore; William Countie, sophomore; Clay Boneham, sophomore.
• Middle Creek: Quinlan DeVal (diving), junior.
• Millbrook: Kevin Houchens, senior; Tristan Emm, junior; Steven Craig, senior; Kurt Wedegaertner, junior; Christopher Kohut, junior; Karl Boynton, sophomore; Sammy Brinkley, sophomore, Justin Staab, junior.
• Northern Durham: Connor Williams, senior; Michael Boyle (diving), sophomore.
• Panther Creek: Jamison Hauser, junior; Ryan Mathes, junior; Leif Reedstrom, junior; Peter Compton, freshman; Connor Callahan (diving), sophomore.
• Riverside: Aaron Daniels-Freeman (diving), junior.
• Sanderson: Graham Fulcher, senior; Jack Faller, freshman; Noah Franz, senior; Jon Suits, sophomore, Harrison Butler, junor; Dylan Johnson (diving), junior; Ryan Swiezy (diving), senior.
• Wakefield: Scott Kent (diving), senior.
3A:• Cardinal Gibbons: Christopher Raymond, sophomore; Noah Carins, junior; Andy Lui, senior; Shane Humphrey, sophomore; J.D. Humphrey, senior; John Cairns, freshman; Dylan Page, senior; Nathan Bohmer, junior; Sean Spangler, senior; Connor Battershall, senior; Boehlert, Julian, sophomore; Luke Stevens, sophomore; John Krawczk (diving), senior; Christopher Fischetti, freshman; Matthew Fitzgerald (diving), senior; Trevor Burns (diving), senior; Tim O’Donnell (diving), senior.
• Cedar Ridge: Elliott Orlowski, junior; Christian Fischer, freshman; Josh Chapman, sophomore; Ian Bunner, sophomore.
• Chapel Hill: David Baston, junior; Evan Rose, senior; Patrick O’Donnell, junior; Connor Korfas, sophomore; Josh Taekman, senior; Eli Rose, sophomore; Emery Harwell, junior; Jacob Werden, freshman; Ang Li, freshman; Jake Pudik, junior; Takoda Ren, sophomore; Evan Rose, senior; Daniel Margolis (diving), junior; James Willingham (diving), senior.
• Cleveland: Dalton Langston, freshman; Grayson Venters, junior; Patrick Martin, senior; Zach Mefford, freshman; Will Hall, sophomore.
• Corinth Holders: Connor Blandford, sophomore; Chris Carter, sophomore; Neal Quinn, junior; Bryce Sherrill, sophomore; Bailey Blackwell, junior; Grant Sullivan, sophomore; Jacob Stokes freshman; Eric Svadeba, sophomore.
• Lee County: Phil Morie, senior.
• Northwood: Josh Conger, sophomore.
• South Johnston: Zachary Bridges, sophomore; Garrison McLeod, junior: Cameron Keene, senior; Dennis Dinwiddie, senior.
• Southern Lee: Eli Brightbill, junior.
1A/2A:• Carrboro: Will MacMillan, sophomore; Aidan Marshall, senior; Thomas Bilden, junior; Simon Deshusses, sophomore; Finnbar Carroll, junior; Justin Laatz, junior; Connor Murphy, junior; Caleb Bollenbacher, freshman; Jack Dozier, sophomore; Myles Miller, sophomore.
• Durham School of Arts: Alex Strader, senior; Matt Jacobs, senior; Eugen Craciunescu, freshman; Jack Mountain, junior.
• N.C. Science & Math: Stefan Knorr, junior; Irwin Li, senior; Kevin Parham, senior; Nolan Hopkins, junior; Jacob Vosburgh, senior; Braxton Baird, junior; Jack Allen, senior; Gabe Shepard, senior; Prauj Pant, junior; Matt Weaver, senior; Anshu Subramanya, senior; Allan Jiang, senior; Nolan Jewell, junior; Howard Li, junior; Jared Noble (diving), junior; Chatham Ellwanger (diving), senior.
• Raleigh Charter: Zach Lewis, junior; William Oakley, sophomore; Christian Lam, sophomore; Nahusha Rao, junior; Vidusha Rao, junior.
State qualifiers (girls):
4A:• Apex: Jordyn Barham, senior; Claire Williams, junior; Emma Williams, senior; Katherine DeForest senior; Hannah Day, sophomore; Ashlyn Butkowski, sophomore; Allison Snyder, senior; Kathryn Godlewski, sophomore; Olivia Hair, sophomore, Madison Deters, freshman; Hannah Smedley (diving), senior.
• Athens Drive: Cameron Brown, senior; Kiko Lamb, senior; Tristan Thomas, senior; Julianne Strickland, senior.
• Broughton: Caroline Willis, freshman; Genna Brewer, freshman; Adaira Brewer, junior; Carson Harvey, freshman; Mary Brinn Gray (diving), junior.
• Cary: Elena Adcock, freshman; Basira Knight, senior; Megan Owens, senior; Christine Kerr, junior; Carson Steidinger, sophomore.
• Clayton: Dominique Quintero, sophomore.
• East Chapel Hill: Jennifer Xu, sophomore; Annie Huang, freshman; Kathy Dai, senior; Allison Lai, freshman; Morgan Smith, junior; Celia Marzinksy, junior; Anne Whitsel, freshman; orriene, Sept, sophomore; Laura Naylor, junior; Chelsea Yu, junior; Maya Sokoletsky (diving), junior.
• Enloe: Meagan Johnson, junior; Margaret Tobey, senior; Milena Korobina, junior; Melissa Crew, senior.
• Green Hope: Hannah Moore, senior; Kate Moore, freshman; Maddie Massey, senior; Jenny Nusbaum, sophomore; Brooke Rubendall, sophomore; Samantha Medlin, freshman; Emily Etgen, junior; Paige Rubendall, senior; Cami Andreini, junior; Christiana Cornea, junior; Mackenzie Michael (diving), junior.
• Heritage: Haley Bennison, junior; Caroline Knowles, sophomore.
• Knightdale: Brenna Hardy (diving), sophomore.
• Leesville Road: Alexis Vetrano, freshman; Jacalyn Schoening, sophomore; McKenna Nixon, sophomore; Abigail Toburen, freshman; Lauren Frank, sophomore; Natalie Muma, sophomore; Alexa Garbarino, freshman; Rachel Stephenson, sophomore; Monika Rank (diving), sophomore; Madalyn Beale (diving), sophomore.
• Middle Creek: Sara Giamber, sophomore; Julie Poole, freshman; Jessica Stringfellow, senior; Emily Stringfellow, sophomore; Charlotte Watts, freshman.
• Millbrook: Elizabeth Underkoffler, junior; Kayla Hunter, junior; Anna-Elizabeth Rinderer, junior; Jordan Kohut, freshman; Rachel Stefanic, junior.
• Panther Creek: Kristen Quint, sophomore; Julie Hu, junior; Haley Bishop, junior; Madison McGroarty, junior; Carly Catella, senior; Annie Bisantz, freshman; Sierra Tarrant, senior.
• Sanderson: Jackie Rogers (diving), freshman; Megan Gale (diving), freshman.
3A:• Cardinal Gibbons: Sierra Wombacher, junior; Olivia Allen, freshman; Adelaide Carins, freshman; Emma Sacco, sophomore; Emily Dykstra, sophomore; Jacqi Rocque, freshman; Sophia Lindem, sophomore; Haley Allen, sophomore; Sammy Stone, junior.
• Cedar Ridge: Sara Siemens, senior; Madeline Bonner, junior; Becca Churchill, junior; Hannah Kloetzer, freshman
• Chapel Hill: Anabelle Durham, junior; Kaitlin Jones, senior; Claire DeSelm, sophomore; Paige Jones, sophomore; Jaylyn Forrest, freshman; Sophie Pudik, junior; Rachel Samuelson, senior; Uma Knaven, freshman; Heidi Mickunas, senior; Julia Sisk, freshman; Natalie Thomas, sophomore; Kaitlan Hollowell, sophomore; Sarah Taekman, sophomore.
• Cleveland: Kaylee Davis, freshman; Rachel Quinn, junior; Amber Reese, senior; Brianna Traynor, senior.
• Corinth Holders: Skylar Potts, freshman; Ashley Heineman, freshman; Michaela Carter, junior; Stephanie Grandin, sophomore
• Lee County: Moran Vogelsang, senior.
• Northwood: Sarah Shepherd, freshman; Samantha Conger, senior; Rory O’Dell, junior; Elizabeth Conte, junior; Bailey Revels (diving), junior.
• Southern Lee: Saara Lindbolhm, junior.
1A/2A:• Carrboro: Maddie MacMillan, junior; Mia Morrell, junior; Katie Spang, junior; Leah Abrams, sophomore; Emily McDaniels, senior; Charlotte Costenoble, senior; Briana Merrigan (diving), senior.
• Durham School of Arts: Emily Burke, junior; Gabrielle Myers, freshman; Misha Neal, sophomore; Marie-Helene Boudreau, senior; Hannah Yueh, sophomore; Ana Carrell (diving), senior; Shelby Higdon (diving), senior.
• Franklinton: Camryn Gleason, freshman.
• N.C. Science & Math: Julia Yu, senior; Caroline Liu, junior; Dina Chen, junior; Stephanie Ding, junior; Savanna Michaux, junior; Gabrielle Beaudry, senior; Katelyn Johnson (diving), senior; Jaye Sudweeks (diving), junior.
• Raleigh Charter: Olivia Ontjes, junior; Margaret Ireland, senior; Lindsay Hatt, sophomore; Tara Martin, junior; Lily Whalen, freshman; Paige Whalen, junior; Emma Caulfield, freshman; Kristina Lane, junior; Ella Schauss, junior; Kylee Parsons, senior.
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