Carrboro’s swim teams snatch up first wins of the season

On Wednesday, November 20, Carrboro High School’s men and women’s swim team competed against Cedar Ridge High School (CRHS) at the Orange County Sportsplex in Hillsborough. The meet began at the at 4:30 p.m. and ended at 6 o’clock p.m.

The women’s team took home first place with their final score being 206 points to 88 points by CRHS. The men’s team also took home a first place win with a score of 187 points to 88 points.

There currently is some dispute regarding the Women’s 200 Medley Relay, making scores subject to change. Even so, with the two wins under the belts of Carrboro’s swim teams, the first meet of the season went off without any major problems.

The dual meet allowed all swimmers, new and returning, to put their weeks of training to the test and get an idea of where they are at the beginning of their season. 

Some notable swims were swam by Will Thompson, freshman, who placed first in all events he competed in. Also, Kate Hegland, who also placed first in all here events by large margins, excluding the Women’s 200 Medley Relay.

Carrboro’s next meet, Paws in the Pool, will be held Tuesday, December 3 at Homestead Aquatics Center. The meet will be against district rivals, East Chapel Hill High School and Chapel Hill High School. This tri-meet allows for the teams to compete against each other while being in different divisions.

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