Athletes from Evans, Greenbrier and Lakeside high schools finished off the 2002-03 prep swimming season at the Georgia High School Association swimming and diving championships, which concluded last weekend at the Westminster School in Atlanta.
Evans junior Christian Kata led the Columbia County contingent by recording two second-place finishes in the Class AAAAA finals.
Columbia County results
Class A-AAAA team scores (34 teams competing)
Lakeside boys, 11th
Greenbrier boys, 16th
Class AAAAA team scores
Evans boys, 14th (out of 33 teams)
Evans girls, 38th (out of 38 teams)
Boys' finishes, Class A-AAAA finals
200-yard medley relay: Greenbrier, 1:45.07 (Tim Murray, Michael Hawkins, Matt Duffin, Tim Sears), seventh.
200 freestyle: J.R. Barrett (Lakeside), 1.53.31, 12th.
50 freestyle: Peter Caruana (Lakeside), :23.50, 15th.
100 butterfly: Matt Duffin (Greenbrier), :56.88, 14th; Eric Hauff (Lakeside), :57.57, 14th.
100 freestyle: Mike Gibson (Lakeside), :51.74, 13th; Tim Murray (Greenbrier), :51.78, 14th.
500 freestyle: J.R. Barrett (Lakeside), 5:09.61, 12th; Michael Hawkins (Greenbrier), 5:15.64, 14th.
200 freestyle relay: Lakeside, 3:29.29 (Caruana, Gibson, Barrett and Kevin Skenes), fifth.
100 backstroke: Tim Murray (Greenbrier), :55.27, ninth.
100 breaststroke: Michael Hawkins (Greenbrier), 1:07.14, 11th; Kevin Skenes (Lakeside), 1:07.14, 11th.
400 freestyle relay: Lakeside, 3:29.29 (Caruana, Gibson, Barrett, Hauff), fifth; Greenbrier, 3:42.74 (Sears, Hawkins, Josh Duffin, Murray), 16th.
Evans boys finishes, Class AAAAA finals
200-yard medley relay: 1:48.19 (Christian Kata, Peter Borschelt, Drew Hess, Justin Richards), 15th.
200 freestyle: Kata, 1:42.96, third (earned All-American consideration).
500 freestyle: Kata, 4:38.82, third (earned All-American consideration).
200 freestyle relay: 1:36.84 (Ben Lewis, Borschelt, Kata, Hess), 14th.
Evans girls' finishes, Class AAAAA finals
100-yard backstroke: Rebekah Moody, 1:02.31, 16th.
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