ATHLETE OF THE MEET
- Friendswood's Mark Theall
and Pearland's Jaden Bellina
were named the Boy and Girl Athlete of the Meet at the 6A Region 6 swim meet.
Theall finished with first place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.15) and 100-yard butterfly (48.76) to advance to state. The time in the butterfly earned Theall All-American honors.
Bellina won three gold medals and one silver while qualifying for four events at the upcoming UIL state swim meet. Bellina is a two-time state champion in the 200 Individual Medley and she will be seeking a three-peat. She also qualified in the 100-yard butterfly. She will swim a leg on the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay. (Photo by Kim Gurry)