Varsity Swimming · Lady Raiders finish 4th place at Forsyth County Championship


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North Forsyth High School 4th 353

The Lady Raiders placed 4th at the Forsyth County Championship this past weekend. They were led by Junior Hailey Galbraith who was the county champion in both the 50 free & 100 butterfly. Hailey set new school & county records in both of those events. She also set the county record in the 100 free as the lead off leg of the 400 free relay and was a member of the 200 free relay that set a new school record.

The Raiders placed 6th and were led by Senior Alex Gonzalez who won the county championship in the 200 free and finished runner-up in the 100 backstroke, which set a new school record. Gonzalez also capped of his day by committing to swim at the University of Iowa next year. Junior Logan Cornelison also had a big meet finishing runner-up in the 50 free, breaking his own school record, as well as taking 4th in the 100 butterfly.

Overall the Raiders broke 5 school records & 3 county records. Below are some of the top finishes from finals this weekend:

Boys 200 Medley Relay (Gonzalez, Riley, Cornelison, Brubaker)- 2nd
Girls 200 Medley Relay (Story, Runion, Wickman, Landis)- 5th
Boys 200 Free- Alex Gonzalez 1st, Matthew Luther 11th
Girls 200 Free- Carys Rountree 13th, Ansley Grimes 15th, MC Thompson 18th, Jenna Vincent 20th
Boys 200 IM- Asher Day 19th
Girls 200 IM- Ansley Grimes 15th
Boys 50 Free- Logan Cornelison 2nd (School Record)
Girls 50 Free- Hailey Galbraith 1st (School Record), Abigail Hutcheson 6th, Bella Landis 10th, Gracie Runion 11th, Abby Doedens 12th
Girls 6 Dive- Sydnee Etheridge 10th, Annelise Martin 12th
Boys 100 Fly- Logan Cornelison 4th
Girls 100 Fly- Hailey Galbraith 1st (School Record), Julia Wickman 20th
Boys 100 Free- Owen Brubaker 5th
Girls 100 Free- Abigail Hutcheson 7th, MC Thompson 15th, Hayden Whittington 16th
Boys 500 Free- Will Riley 8th, Owen Brubaker 11th, Matthew Luther 13th, Trey Jackson 16th
Girls 500 Free- Hayden Whittington 11th, Maryann Story 12th, Julia Wickman 17th, Lauren Fields 19th
Boys 200 Free Relay (Cornelison, Brubaker, Riley, Gonzalez)- 2nd
Girls 200 Free Relay (Runion, Hutcheson, Landis, Galbraith)- 2nd (School Record)
Boys 100 Back- Alex Gonzalez 2nd, Trey Jackson 18th
Girls 100 Back- Maryann Story 10th, Bella Landis 12th
Boys 100 Breast- Will Riley 7th
Girls 100 Breast- Gracie Runion 9th
Boys 400 Free Relay (Mullis, Jackson, Elzey, Luther)- 6th
Girls 400 Free Relay (Galbraith, Whittington, Rountree, Hutcheson)- 5th

The Raiders now turn their attention towards the 7A GHSA State Championship which will take place at Georgia Tech February 7th & 8th.