Great Performances at Age Group Champs...

Olivia Linkel
Feb 20, 2019

We would like to recognize the great performances of our Sailfish swimmers at the NC AG State Championship!

Matthew Lucky (14) set two more NC State records in the 200 Breaststroke (2:03.03) and 200 IM (1:52.72).  He is the NC AG States Champion in the 100 Breaststroke - 57.27; 200 Breaststroke and 200 IM and placed 2nd in 100 Fly (51.52) and 100 Backstroke (52.54).  He also set 6 new Sailfish records in his events.

Nick Shulgin (12) won the 50 Freestyle (24.14); got 2nd place in the 100 Freestyle (52.25), and 3rd place in 200 Freestyle (1:56.13) and 100 Backstoke (1:00.34).  Also, Nick extended his medals collection with 5th place in 100 IM (1:01.42) and 6th place in 200 IM (2:15.23).  Furthermore, Nick set new Sailfish team records in the 50, 100 and 200 Freestyle!

Ava Simpson (10) set a new team record in the 50 Backstroke (34.05) and qualified for AG Sectionals.

Blake Johnson (14) finished 5th in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.38).  Harrison Ranier (14) finished 9th in the 200 IM (2:00.85).  Both of these swimmers have qualified for Senior Sectionals Champs as well.  

Sarah Henderson (10) finished 4th in the 100 breaststroke (1:23.97) and 7th in the 50 breaststroke (38.74). 

Sarah, Nick, Owen Sypolt (13) and Bhargav Vadapalli (13) have also qualified for AG Sectionals Champs.

Other swimmers who attended AG Champs include Grace TerPoorten (10), Keara Wiley (14) and Lily Witte (12).  Justin Gould (12) also attended and qualified for AG Sectionals.

Additional congratulations go out to Sarah Henderson, Nick Shulgin, Blake Johnson and Matthew Lucky for being chosen to attend the NC Swimming Select Camp based on top 5 finishes at this meet.