High School Sports

Lancaster, South Pointe teams finish in top 20 at state swim meet

The boys and girls teams at Lancaster and South Pointe high school all finished in the top 20 Saturday at the state Class 3A state championship meet in Columbia.

The Lancaster girls team finished 13th and the school’s boys team finished 14th. South Pointe’s girls placed 17th and the boys were 20th.

South Pointe’s Claire Holliday earned a bronze medal and all-state swim honors. She finished third in the girls 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:10:68. She also finished fifth in the 100 backstroke with a time of 59:12. She broke the South Pointe record in both events.

Here are other top performers for both schools:


Girls: 200 yard medley relay, ninth, Baileigh Sizemore, Gracie Scott, Lauren Spencer, Alaina Houghtaling; 200 yard individual medley, Lauren Spencer, sixth; 100 yard butterfly, Spencer, 11th; 200 yard freestyle relay, 11th, Spencer, Charlee Brooke Henry, Houghtaling, Scott; 400 yard freestyle relay, 13th, Houghtaling, Makenzie Henry, Charlee Brooke Henry, Sizemore; 100 yard breastroke, Scott, 10th;

Boys: 50 yard freestyle, Nicolas Chance, third; 100 yard freestyle, Chance, seventh; boys 200 yard freestyle relay, eighth, Jonah Page, Luke Sowell, Kyle Smith, Chance; 100 yard breastroke, Sowell, 13th; 400 yard freestyle relay, 13th, Smith, Noah Phillips, Samuel Page, Sowell.

South Pointe

Girls: 200-yard medley relay, 18th, Maddie Neil, Mollie Barron, Claire Holliday, Sidney Barron; girls 200 yard freestyle relay, 15th, Mollie Barron, Holliday, Claire McAlister, Sidney Barron;

Boys: 200 yard medley relay, 16th, Gannon Cline, Brett Barber, Michael Ellenburg, Brandon Jones; 200 yard freestyle relay, 13th, Cline, Barber, Ellenburg, Jones.