The meet was held March 18-20 at Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.

Ashton Bloedoorn, an 11-year-old swimmer, brought home the most hardware, claiming top-three medals in six races in the 11-12 age division.

Bloedoorn won the 100-yard freestyle, 50 and 100 backstroke and 100 individual medley. He took silver in the 50 free and the bronze in the 200 free.

In the same age category, 12-year-old Kyle Thompson won the 50 breaststroke.

Gillian Manning, who competed in the seniors group, finished third in the 500 free and 200 butterfly races.

FAST coach Oscar Roverato said 18 more of his swimmers posted personal-best times at the meet, including all of the team's swimmers in the 10-and-under age divisions.

The Tar Heel States meet marks the end of the short course season.

The long course season begins in April