Jacket swim team places fifth at state
The North Augusta High School girls swim team placed fifth in the state meet on Saturday out of 39 teams.
State team members included Kelsey Williams, Nicole Fuller, Elizabeth Creech, Emily Sam, Jenny Lewis, Katy Lewis, Carly May and Cassandra Hooper.
The team had two gold medalists: Kelsey Williams in the 100 free and Nicole Fuller in the 500 free.
Williams also received a silver medal in the 50 freestyle.
Bronze medalists included Sam, Creech, Fuller and Williams for the 200 freestyle relay. This marked the first time the school had a relay team make the podium.
Other huge points scored were: Elizabeth Creech with a fifth in the 100 free and an eighth place in the 50 free. Nicole Fuller had a fourth place in the 200 freestyle.
The 400 Free relay team placed fifth, and it included Creech, Sam, Fuller and Williams.
Emily Sam had a 12th place in the 100 breast and a 17th place in the 200 IM.
The medley relay of May, Hooper, Lewis and Lewis came in at 15th.
Lewis swam the 100 fly and the 200 free. Katy Lewis swam the 200 IM and the 100 fly. Hooper swam her best time in the 100 breast and May swam the 100 back.
New team swimming records included Williams in the 50 (24.17) and 100 free (52.63)
The relay records for the 200 (1:39.63) and 400 free (3:39.30) were also set by Williams, Fuller, Creech and Sam.
On the boys side, Drew Brown represented NAHS and swam the 100 fly and the 200 IM.