Calallen sophomore Jack McLaughlin was named District 31-4As Male Swimmer of the Year this Saturday at the district meet while setting a record in the process. McLaughlins time of 1:46.60 is the new best for District 31-4A boys 200-yard freestyle.
The sophomores time of 22.09 was also good enough to take first in the 50-yard freestyle. McLaughlin also anchored the Wildcats 200-yard freestyle relay that captured second place.
As a team, Calallen finished fourth on the boys side and the girls took sixth place.
The Tuloso-Midway Warriors finished with 133 points, finishing 47 points behind Flour Bluff for second place on the boys side. The Cherokees finished third for the girls.
The top six for individual events and top three for relays advanced to regionals Feb. 8-9 in San Antonio. The following Calallen and T-M swimmers qualified:
Amely Cardenas Sixth 200 freestyle, Fourth 100 freestyle
McLaughlin First 200 freestyle, First 50 freestyle
Tanner Tate Fourth 1M diving
Betsy Riojas Sixth 100 butterfly
Brandon Bristow Fourth 100 freestyle
Richard Walker Sixth 100 freestyle
Bristow, Walker, Jarrett Campbell, McLaughlin Second 200 freestyle relay
Marissa Wooten, Naomi Gonzalez, Kelsey Lange and Alexandria Baldwin Second 200 medley relay
Alec Calk, Andrew Wymore, Weston Cooper, James Crisp Third 200 medley relay
Wyatt Paschal Third 200 freestyle, Sixth 100 backstroke
Lange Third 200 IM, First 100 butterfly
Cooper Second 200 IM, Second 500 freestyle
Tyler Hoelscher Fifth 200 IM, Second 1M diving
Baldwin Third 50 freestyle, Third 100 freestyle
Wymore Sixth 50 freestyle, Third 100 freestyle
Lane Kahla Fifth 1M diving
Wooten Fifth 100 butterfly, Third 100 backstroke
Alec Calk Fifth 100 Butterfly, Third 100 backstroke
Lauren Barker Third 500 freestyle
Nicole Alonzo Sixth 500 freestyle
Crisp First 500 freestyle
Jonathan Craig Third 500 freestyle
Caiman Vargas Fifth 500 freestyle
Alec Calk, Paschal, Noah Calk, Wymore Third 200 freestyle relay
Gonzalez Fifth 100 Breaststroke
Josiah Wallace Fifth 100 Breaststroke
Baldwin, Wooten, Lange, Barker Second 400 freestyle relay
Crisp, Cooper, Noah Calk, Paschal Second 400 freestyle relay