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Highlander swimmers place at state
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander swimmers earned many medals at the state meet late in January in Atlanta. - photo by Patty Leon

First Presbyterian Christian Academy’s swim team did well at the state meet the last weekend of January at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta.

According to new FPCA swim coach Laura Braverman, the swimmers all improved their times from last year.
“It went phenomenal,” she said. “I was really proud of the swimmers. They kept getting faster and faster and their times from last year dropped tremendously. They are all doing well academically as well and that is important.”

According to final results posted on the Georgia Independent School Association website, FPCA’s results are:
Girls 200-yard freestyle varsity: Charlotte Osmers, second place
Boys 200-yard freestyle varsity: Xavier McCartney, ninth place
Girls 100-yard individual medley junior varsity: Mackenzie McCartney, sixth place and Sasha Hatfield, 11th place.
Boys 100-yard individual medley junior varsity: Jacob McCartney, fourth place
Girls 50-yard freestyle varsity: Osmers, ninth place
Boys 50-yard freestyle varsity: Xavier McCartney, 15th place
Girls 50-yard freestyle junior varsity: Hatfield, 16th place
Boys 50-yard freestyle junior varsity: Jacob McCartney, ninth place
Girls 100-yard fly stroke varsity: Osmers, fifth place
Girls 50-yard fly stroke junior varsity, Mackenzie McCartney, 12th place
Boys 100-yard freestyle junior varsity: Jackson Magan, third place
Boys 500-yard freestyle varsity: William Magan, seventh place
Girls 50-yard backstroke junior varsity: Mackenzie McCartney, 10th place
Boys 50-yard backstroke junior varsity: Jackson Magan, second place
Boys 100-yard breaststroke varsity: William Magan, 12th place
Girls 50-yard breaststroke junior varsity: Kendis Gardine, 10th place, and Hatfield, 20th place
Boys’ 50-yard breaststroke junior varsity: Jackson Magan, first place, and Jacob McCartney, third place.

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