Wednesday, February 4, 2009

1A/2A Swimming Championships Saturday

CHAPEL HILL-- State titles are up for grabs this weekend as the
North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds its eighth annual 1-A/2-A swimming and diving championships.

Diving competition will be held on Friday at the Pullen Aquatic
Center in Raleigh, and then the swimming competition is scheduled for
Saturday at the Willis Casey Aquatic Center on the N.C. State University
campus in Raleigh.


Swimming will commence on Saturday with preliminaries starting
at 9:15am and finals beginning at approximately 5:00 pm.
This is the largest meet in the history of the 1A/2A
classification for swimming, with 770 swimmers and divers qualifying for
competition.


Raleigh¹s Cardinal Gibbons has earned the last three team titles
in this classification in women¹s competition while the Gibbons men also won
last year, breaking a bid by East Lincoln to win three state crowns in
succession.


-- Observer News Services

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