The Regional 6A Swimming and Dive Meet was February 9-10 2017 at the Pearland Natatorium. Both teams finished in third place.
The Friendswood girls finished with 207 points behind the Pearland Oilers and the first place Kingwood High School.
The Friendswood boys finished with 278 points behind Clear Falls High School and the first place Kingwood High School. Mark Theall from Friendswood won the Regional Male Athlete of the meet. Coach Haffelder was named Boys Regional Diving Coach of the Year and Coach Little received the Girl Swimming Coaching Award.
The top 2 finishers in each swim event automatically advance to the state meet. The top 3 places in the diving competition advance to state. The automatic qualifiers from Friendswood are:
Mark Theall – 200 Yard Freestyle 1:39.15 – 1st place Olivia Theall – 100 Yard Butterfly 56.14- 2nd place Mark Theall – 100 Yard Butterfly 48.76 (Automatic All American Time) 1st place Sadie Wilson, Olivia Theall, Allie Hansen and Sydney Gurry – 200 Yard Freestyle Relay 1:38.242ndplace Michael Claunch- 406.30 points- Diving- 2nd place Brandon De La Fuente- 363.35- Diving – 3rd place
The call ups to state – which are the next 8 fastest qualifying times in the state, are:
Allison Proulx, Sydney Gurry, Olivia Theall and Sadie Wilson – 200 Yard Medley- 1:46.68
Max Hardt, Nico Monroig, Mark Theall and
Josh Haffelder – 200 Yard Medley Relay- 1:35.57
Max Hardt- 200 Individual Medley – 1:53.14
Sadie Wilson – 100 Yard Freestyle- 52.22
Mark Theall, Max Hardt, Nico Monroig and Thomas McHenry- 200 Freestyle Relay- 1:25.83
Max Hardt- 100 Yard Breaststroke- 57.50
The State Meet will take place at University of Texas Austin February 17-18, 2017.