The North Lincoln men and womenâ€™s swim team finished third recently at the Kings Mountain Swim Meet.
Kings Mountain, St. Stephens and Chase competed.
Two of the womenâ€™s relay teams qualified for competition at the State Swim Meet. The 200 medley relay team of Nicole Baxter, Sara Edwards, Nickele Gates and Kelsey Lee, along with the 200 freestyle relay team of Baxter, Edwards, Lisa Haag and Lee met state-qualifying time.
Other ladies earning points were: Becky Duggan and May Eisner in the 200-yard freestyle, Lee in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke and Baxter in the 100-yard and 500-yard freestyle events. Other scorers were: Ellen Bunzey in the 550-yard freestyle, Sara Edwards in the 100-yard backstroke and Nickele Gates was second in the 100-yard breaststroke event.
On the menâ€™s side, the 200 medley relay team consisting of Sean Bertran, Mark Lambert, Collin Murdock and Matt Roseman placed third. In the 200 freestyle relay, the team of Bertran, Robert Howse, Murdock and Roseman placed second with the Knight team of Curt Begert, Lambert, Aaron Ng and Kyle Wilkinson finishing a close third.
Other males that earned points were: Lambert in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke, Murdock in the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyle, Bertran in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle. Roseman scored in the 50-yard freestyle along with Jesse Dick and Matt Williamson in the 500-yard freestyle, Matt Wentworth and Lambert earned points in the 100-yard backstroke. Wilkinson placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke.
The Knights will be in action on Monday against Lake Norman and Davie County at the Mocksville YMCA.
by John Mark Brooks