Beaufort Academy swim team makes waves at meet

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Congratulations to the BA Swim Team on their performances last Saturday at the SCISA A-AA State Swim Meet. Overall, BA had one individual state champion and the teams finished 4th of 15 schools in the A-AA division.

Girls Team Highlights:

• Freshman Sarah Avera is the state champion in the 50 freestyle with a 26.30!  This is a new BA school record.

• 3rd place: S. Avera, 100 freestyle, 58.82

• 5th place: Quinn Fleming, 500 freestyle, 6:40.73

• 5th place: 200 Medley Relay, Michaela Russell, S. Avera, Casey Kahn, Q. Fleming, 2:15.09

• 5th place: 400 Freestyle Relay, Maris Staley, Emma Melville, Anna Daubert, Jennings Tumlin, 5:19.97

Boys Team Highlights:

• Second place: Grant Hetherington, 100 backstroke, 1:03.55 (new BA school record)

• Second place: 200 Freestyle Relay, Drummond Koppernaes, Ben Hetherington, Andrew Maraska, G. Hetherington, 1:40.36

• Third place: G. Hetherington, 50 freestyle, 23.56 (new BA school record)

• 3rd place: 200 Medley Relay, B. Hetherington, A. Maraska, G. Hetherington, D. Koppernaes, 1:58.05 (new BA school record)

• 4th place: D. Kopperanes, 100 Freestyle, 55.7.