Falcon Swimmers Cannonball into Regional Competition

The Timber Creek swim team competed at their district meet on Saturday, January 21. The Falcons were one out of seven teams competing against the other schools in KISD, as well as alongside Paschal, Haltom, and Byron Nelson.

Boys finished third overall, with Girls placing close behind in fourth. Coach Knapp was awarded the honorable “Coach of the Meet” award. All six relays qualified for Regionals, with the 200 freestyle relay coming less than a second away from breaking the school record. Aside from the relays, nine individuals qualified for Regionals. You can find a list of Regional qualifiers and their events below.

    • Elaina Allen(12), 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Karoline Austin(12), 200 freestyle relay
    • Andrew Bau(12), 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Matt Goin(12), 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Kamron Gopffarth(12), 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay
    • Karson Gopffarth(10), 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Josie Gunn(10), 100 breastroke, 200 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Carolyn Kosek(9), 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Drew McDonnell(12), 100 butterfly, 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay
    • Bristol Putney(9), 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Pierce Phrasavath(10), 200 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay
    • Serena Shabout(9), 100 breaststroke

Regional Competition this year will be held in Lubbock at Texas Tech, from Feb. 2-4. Make sure you wish your Falcon Swimmers good luck!

Those not competing in Regionals will be competing at Non-Regional competition this Saturday, Jan. 28, at Keller ISD Natatorium. The meet starts at 10:30 AM. Tickets are $3 for a student, $5 for an adult, and $3 for a program.

See photos of TCHS Swim and Dive below:

Karoline Austin

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Karoline Austin is a Talon Broadcast Reporter and is the producer for N210 TCFM. She loves Space, twenty one pilots, and Hawaiian pizza.

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