The Mid-Carolina Swim Team had its' first meet of the season on Wednesday, August 21 at the Newberry YMCA pool versus Newberry, Camden, Lugoff-Elgin, and North Central. Many swimmers had best times. Junior, Dori Pitts, and sophomore, Sam Hawkins, both earned state consideration times in their individual events. Dori received consideration times in 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. Sam received consideration times in 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke. Both the MC boys' and girls' teams finished ahead of Lugoff-Elgin, Camden, and North Central. (Newberry does not have a boys team.) MC girls fell short to Newberry. In the combined team scores, MC finished in front of Lugoff-Elgin (127 to 94), Camden (126 to 92), Newberry (117 to 68), and North Central (136 to 4).
Mid-Carolina will be swimming at the Greenwood YMCA on Wednesday, August 28 versus Newberry and Emerald. The next home meet will be on September 4 at the Newberry YMCA versus Dutch Fork, Newberry and Keenan at 5:30.
Kelly L. Hawkins, Coach