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The Lincoln Charter women’s swim team was 1A/2A West Regional champions at last weekend’s event, outsourcing second-place Lake Norman Charter 105-86.

Grace Wilson took first place in the Women’s 200-Yard Freestyle event with a time of 2:00.44 and the 400-Yard Freestyle Relay team of Brooklyn DeCann, Gabriella Malta, Lauren Manion and Wilson was Regional champion with a time of 3:48.56 to help lead the Eagles.

Lincoln Charter’s relay team of Jade Chamblee, Madeline Carey, Malta and Manion had a second-place finish in the 200-Yard Freestyle event with a time of 1:43.86. DeCann took third place in the Women’s 500-Yard Freestyle race and the 100-Yard Backstroke.

East Lincoln’s Devin Poteat had a good day, finishing second in both the 100-Yard Freestyle and the 100-Yard Breaststroke.

The Lincoln Charter boys team finished third overall in the 1A/2A West Regional as a team, trailing only Lake Norman Charter and Elkin.

Alex Givens took first place in the diving event, while teammate Davis Hutchinson finished third for the Eagles, while Blake Nelson was second in the Men’s 50-Yard Freestyle and third in the 100-Yard Freestyle.

The 200-Yard Freestyle Relay team of Andrew Lambrecht, Mitchell Swicegood, Russell Chamblee and Nelson took third place with a time of 1:34.95.

The East Lincoln Men’s team finished fifth in the Regional, led by a third-place finish for the 200-Yard Medley Relay team of Sam Brooks, Owne Barrineau, Zachary Clendenning and Jordan Fisher (1:49.59).

Lincolnton’s men’s team finished 15th in the Regional, while the East Lincoln women was 10th overall.

Below is a list of local top finishers at the 1A/2A West Regional.

Women’s Top Finishers

Lincoln Charter

Grace Wilson (1st) 200-Yard Freestyle, (5th) 100-Yard Freestyle.

Jade Chamblee (4th) 200-Yard Freestyle, (4th) 100-Yard Backstroke.

Brooklyn DeCann (4th) 200-Yard IM, (3rd) 500-Yard Freestyle.

Lauren Manion (4th) 50-Yard Freestyle.

Madeline Carey (7th) 50-Yard Freestyle.

Emily Lesniak (4th) 1-Mtr Diving.

Jillian Aganad ()7th) 1-Mtr Diving.

Abigail Decann (4th) 100-Yard Butterfly, (3rd) 100-Yard Backstroke.

Gabriella Malta (4th) 100-Yard Freestyle.

Olivia Lasarsky (8th) 100-Yard Breaststroke.

Brooklyn DeCann, Gabriella Malta, Lauren Manion, Grace Wilson (1st) 400-Yard Freestyle Relay.

Jade Chamblee, Madeline Carey, Gabriella Malta, Lauren Manion (2nd) 200-Yard Freestyle Relay.

Brooklyn DeCann, Grace Wilson, Abigail DeCann, Madeline Carey (5th) 200-Yard Medley Relay.

East Lincoln

Devin Poteat (2nd) 100-Yard Freestyle, (2nd) 100-Yard Breaststroke.


Men’s Top Finishers

Lincoln Charter

Alex Givens (1st) 1-Mtr Diving.

Blake Nelson (2nd) 50-Yard Freestyle, (3rd) 100-Yard Freestyle

Davis Hutchinson (3rd) 1-Mtr Diving.

Andrew Lambrecht (8th) 100-Yard Butterfly.

Russell Chamblee (9th) 200-Yard Freestyle.

Henry Powell (9th) 500-Yard Freestyle.

Andrew Lambrecht, Mitchell Swicegood, Russell Chamblee, Blake Nelson (3rd) 200-Yard Freestyle Relay.

Mitchell Swicegood, Kirill Polokhalo, Russell Chamblee, Blake Nelson (5th) 400-Yard Freestyle Relay.

Ryan Hughes, Kirill Polokhalo, Andrew Lambrecht, Josh Blanco (7th) 200-Yard Medley Relay.

East Lincoln

Sam Brooks (3rd) 200-Yard Freestyle, (4th) 500-Yard Freestyle.

Jordan Fisher (5th) 100-Yard Freestyle, (6th) 50-Yard Freestyle.

Zachary Clendenning (9th) 100-Yard Butterfly, (12th) 200-Yard Freestyle.

Sam Brooks, Owen Barrineau, Zachary Clendenning, Jordan Fisher (3rd) 200-Yard Medley Relay.

Sam Brooks, Owen Barrineau, Zachary Clendenning, Jordan Fisher (5th) 200-Yard Freestyle Relay.


Cordin Schrum (4th) 100-Yard Breaststroke, (5th) 50-Yard Freestyle.


Top Women’s Team Scores

1) Lincoln Charter 105

2) Lake Norman Charter 86

3) Elkin 81

4) Christ the King 66

5) Patton 57

9) Newton-Conover 19

10) East Lincoln 14


Top Men’s Team Scores

1) Lake Norman Charter 107

2) Elkin 82

3) Lincoln Charter 53

4) Christ the King 42

5) East Lincoln 38

15) Lincolnton 9

(Published February 10, 2021)

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