AUGUSTA — Palmetto Christian Academy of Greenwood’s swim program had its best finish Saturday at the SCISA Class 2A-1A State Swimming Championships in Augusta.
PCAG had nine top-10 showings at the meet, as the girls finished eighth with 52 points and the boys tied for ninth with 32 points.
Liz Van Swol had a 1:11.56 in the 100 back, which landed her in fifth place.
Van Swol also led PCAG’s 400 free relay team to a fifth-place finish with a 4:42.68 mark.
Katie Walencus placed fifth in the 200 IM at 2:43.73 and Sarah Grace Moore had a seventh-place finish in the 200 free with a 2:27.22.
Milaan Raj led PCAG’s boys in the 100 fly, finishing sixth with a 1:06.53.
Raj also helped PCAG’s 200 medley relay team to a seventh-place finish and the 400 free relay team to sixth place.
Cambridge Academy sent four girls swimmers to the meet, finishing 16th with 17 points.
Cambridge Academy freshman Lisbon Lopes had a fourth-place finish in the 100 fly at 1:08.55 and a fifth-place finish in the 500 free at 6:00.90.
“They’re excited,” said Tyler Will, who coaches Cambridge Academy and Emerald. “Now it’s just about trying to build the program; getting some guys and more girls. They’ve got a solid foundation. They’re all, I think, swimming yearround, so you should see a changed Cambridge team next year.”
Class 2A-1A times: http://sportstiming.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/SCISA-Results.pdf