Irving ISD swimmers collected 42 medals in 11 events at the District 6-6A Swim Meet, held January 20 at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium.
The MacArthur boys swim team finished third overall, while the girls’ team finished fourth. All 10 Irving High swimmers who competed in the meet earned regional bids, and the Nimitz boys’ 400-yard freestyle relay also medaled and advanced.
Medalists and regional qualifiers from Irving ISD are listed below by school, event and placement at the district meet. Congratulations to:
- Boys 50-yard freestyle, third place: Austin Rivera Scott
- Girls 200-yard medley, fourth place: Suheyli Sanches, Ashley Perez, Gloria Henriquez, Mildred Robles
- Boys 200-yard medley, fourth place: Alan Aldana, Austin Rivera Scott, Carlos Lazo, Kevin Carcamo
- Boys 100-yard breaststroke, fourth place: Austin Rivera Scott
- Girls 400-yard freestyle relay, fourth place: Ashley Perez, Alayna Sittig, Suheyli Sanches, Gloria Henriquez
- Boys 100-yard butterfly, first place: Hunter Capulong
- Boys 200-yard medley, first place: Hunter Capulong, Jeronimo Diaz, Daniel Navarro, Nicholas Cancino
- Boys 100-yard backstroke, second place: Hunter Capulong
- Girls 100-yard backstroke, second place: Leilah Osorio
- Boys 200-yard freestyle relay, second place: Jeronimo Diaz, Nicholas Cancino, Daniel Navarro, Hunter Capulong
- Boys 400-yard freestyle relay, third place: Ayman Abedin, Nicholas Cancino, Alfredo Ronco, Jason Reyes
- Boys 100-yard breaststroke, third place: Jeronimo Diaz
- Girls 200-yard freestyle relay, fourth place: Leilah Osorio, Natalia Montoya, Ashley Argueta Guevara, Vanessa Romero
- Girls 400-yard freestyle relay, third place: Natalia Montoya, Karla Rios, Ashley Argueta Guevara, Alexandra Huffman
- Boys 400-yard freestyle relay, fourth place: Stiven Sandoval, Luis Sustaita, Julian Palacios, Lorenzo Juarez Romo
The regional swim meet is Saturday, February 6, at Lewisville ISD Aquatic Center West, beginning at 9 AM. Best of luck, swimmers!