Friendswood ready for state swim meet


FRIENDSWOOD — The Friendswood swim team is ready to go to Austin to compete at the Class 5A state swim meet at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center on the University of Texas campus on Friday and Saturday, February 14-15.

The Lady Mustangs finished second with 380 team points at the 5A regional meet behind first-place Magnolia who won regionals with 431 points.

The Friendswood boys finished third at 5A regionals with 213 points as Kingwood Park won regionals with 479.5 points while Grand Oaks finished second with 330 points.

Friendswood girls who automatically qualified for the state meet included:

Girl’s 200 Yard Medley Relay – 1st place, 1:45.73 , Team of Lezli Sisung, Peyton Becker, Olivia

Theall and Abigail Nelson- New Team Record set in prelims 1:45.19

Girl’s 200 Yard Individual Medley- 1st place , 2:05.71, - Olivia Theall

Girl’s 100 Yard Butterfly – 1st place, 54.71 – Olivia Theall , 2nd place, Lezli Sisung 56.00

Girl’s 100 Yard Backstroke- 1st place, 56.86- Lezli Sisung

Girl’s 400 Yard Freestyle Relay- 1st place, 3:30.72, Team of Lezli Sisung, Abigail Nelson, Leah

Givens and Olivia Theall - New Team Record

Friendswood boys who automatically qualified for the state meet included:

Boy’s 200 Yard Individual Medley- 1st place , 1:52.46, – Max Hardt

Boy’s 1 meter Diving – 3rd place, 401.20, points Gabe Costa

Boy’s 100 Yard Breaststroke – 1st place, 56.63-Max Hardt

Friendswood swimmers who were called up to participate at the state swim meet included:

Boy’s 200 Yard Medley Relay – 3rd place 1:40.41, Team of Trey Gurry, Max Hardt, Todd Sisung and Nathan Haney

Girl’s 200 Yard Freestyle- 3rd place 1:55.02, Leah Givens

Girl’s 200 Yard IM- 4th place 2:12.80, Peyton Becker

Girl’s 100 Yard Butterfly – 4th place, 58.15, Abigail Nelson

Girl’s 200 Yard Freestyle Relay- 3rd place 1:40.23 – Team of Peyton Becker, Bella Allen, Abigail Nelson and Leah Givens

Girl’s 100 Yard Breaststroke- 3rd place 1:08.02, Peyton Becker