Calallen sophomore Jack McLaughlin was named District 31-4A’s Male Swimmer of the Year this Saturday at the district meet while setting a record in the process. McLaughlin’s time of 1:46.60 is the new best for District 31-4A boys 200-yard freestyle.

The sophomore’s 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