Friendswood Girls and Boys Win District 24-6A

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Friendswood Girls and Boys Win District 24-6A Swimming and Diving Championships While Setting New District and Pool Records

The Friendswood Girls took 1st place in the District 24 – 6A Swimming and Diving Championships with a total of 151 points. The Clear Falls Girls took 2nd place with a total of 97 points while the Clear Springs Girls took 3rd with a total of 68 points. The Friendswood Boys also took 1st place with a total of 165 points. The Clear Falls Boys took 2nd place with a total of 150 points while the Clear Lake Boys took 3rd with 66 points.

Coach John Little on his teams’ performance: “I thought it was a great performance by both teams. On paper we were the underdogs going in. They showed their Mustang pride.”

During the Diving portion of the meet Michael Claunch of Friendswood set a new Pool and Mustang Team record for the Boys 1 Meter Diving earning a total score 477.20 for his 11 dives performed.

During the Swimming portion of the Meet, 11 new District Records, 12 new Pool Records and 2 new Mustang Records were set.

  • The Friendswood Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay consisting of Katie Kosinski, Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati and Sadie Wilson set a new District and Pool Record with a time of 1:48.30.
  • The Friendswood Boys 200 Yard Medley Relay consisting of James Tomerlin, Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall and Mark Theall set a new District and Pool Record with a time of 1:37.43.
  • Molly Kuettel from Brazoswood set a new Pool Record in the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:55.89.
  • Daniel Theall from Friendswood set a new District and Pool Record in the 200 Yard Individual Medley with a time of 1:56.45 and also set a new Mustang Team Record in the 100 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:00.69.
  • Katie Kosinski from Friendswood set a new District and Pool Record in the 50 Yard Freestyle with a time of 23.85. Katie also set a new District Record in the 100 Yard Freestyle with a time of 52.29.
  • Mark Theall from Friendswood set a new District and Pool Record in the 100 Yard Butterfly with a time of 51.72.
  • Peyton Roemer from Clear Creek set a new Pool Record in the 500 Yard Freestyle with a time of 5:14.03.
  • The Friendswood Girls 200 Yard Freestyle Relay consisting of Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson and Katie Kosinski set a new District, Pool and Mustang Team record with a time of 1:38.16.
  • James Tomerlin from Friendswood set a new District and Pool Record in the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time of 51.81.
  • Sydney Gurry from Friendswood set a new District and Pool Record in the 100 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:06.19.
  • Jan Schlegel from Clear Lake set a new District and Pool Record in the 100 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 58.75.
  • The Friendswood Boys 400 Yard Freestyle Relay consisting of Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall, Mark Theall and Woody Connell set a new District and Pool Record with a time of 3:14.83.

Michael Claunch of Friendswood was named Boy Diver of the Meet. Katie Kosinski of Friendswood was name Girl Swimmer of the Meet. Friendswood’s Coach Haffelder was named Boys Diving Coach of the Meet and Friendswood’s

Coach Little was named Girls and Boys Swimming Coach of the Meet.

Kiana Harden of Clear Brook was named Girl Diver of the Meet and her coach Sarah Carpenter was named Girls Diving Coach of the Meet.

Gold Medalists and Regional Qualifiers for Friendswood High School:

  • Katie Kosinski, Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati and Sadie Wilson – 200 Yard Medley Relay
  • James Tomerlin, Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall and Mark Theall – 200 Yard Medley Relay
  • Mark Theall – 200 Yard Freestyle, 100 Yard Butterfly
  • Gina Fossati – 200 Yard Individual Medley, 100 Yard Butterfly
  • Daniel Theall – 200 Yard Individual Medley
  • Katie Kosinski – 50 Yard Freestyle and 100 Yard Freestyle
  • Michael Claunch – 1 Meter Diving
  • Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson, Katie Kosinski – 200 Yard Free Relay
  • Woody Connell, James Tomerlin, Thomas McHenry, Jonathan Nguyen – 200 Yard Free Relay
  • James Tomerlin – 100 Yard Backstroke
  • Sydney Gurry – 100 Yard Breaststroke
  • Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall, Mark Theall, Woody Connell – 400 Yard Freestyle Relay

Silver Medalists and Regional Qualifiers for Friendswood High School:

  • Sydney Gurry – 200 Yard Freestyle
  • Nico Monroig – 200 Yard Individual Medley, 100 Yard Freestyle
  • Sadie Wilson – 100 Yard Butterfly

Bronze Medalists and Regional Qualifiers for Friendswood High School:

  • Camille Hamilton – 1 Meter Diving
  • Nick Schmutz – 100 Yard Butterfly
  • Woody Connell – 100 Yard Freestyle
  • Jonathan Nguyen – 500 Yard Freestyle
  • Allison Proulx – 100 Yard Backstroke
  • Daniel Theall – 100 Yard Breaststroke
  • Chase Massey, Allie Hansen, Allison Proulx, Brittany Morgan – 400 Yard Freestyle Relay

Placing 4th and Qualifying for Regionals for Friendswood High School:

  • Sadie Wilson – 50 yard Freestyle
  • Audrey Sweeney – 1 Meter Diving
  • Chase Massey – 500 Yard Freestyle
  • Sinjin Sharma – 500 Yard Freestyle

Placing 5th and Qualifying for Regionals for Friendswood High School:

  • Chase Massey – 200 Yard Freestyle
  • Jonathan Nguyen – 200 Yard Freestyle
  • Josh Haffelder – 200 Yard Individual Medley
  • Woody Connell – 50 Yard Freestyle
  • James Tomerlin – 100 Yard Butterfly
  • Allison Proulx – 500 Yard Freestyle

Placing 6th and Qualifying for Regionals for Friendswood High School:

  • Brittany Morgan – 200 Yard Freestyle, 500 Yard Freestyle
  • Allie Hansen – 200 Yard Individual Medley
  • Isaac Rodriguez – 1 Meter Diving

The Region 6-6A Championship Meet will be held February 4th – 6th at the Pearland Aquatic Center. Diving will begin at Noon on Thursday. The swimming prelim session will begin at 10:00 am on Friday morning and the swimming finals session will begin at 2:00 pm Saturday morning.