Heath Hawks make big splash at Texas Swimming and Diving District Championships

Celebrating seniors! From left: from the left to the right: Yu-Kisselbach, Oliver, Meintel, Morrow, Gillentine and Conrad.

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 25, 2021 – Rockwall-Heath Hawk student athletes prevailed through a tough season and achieved strong results in the Texas Swimming and Diving District Championships.

Laci Black and Lucius Yu-Kisselbach were selected as the Athlete of the Meet which is based on power index points for swimming. Lucius is the first swimmer in Rockwall to have  been named Athlete of the Meet for three consecutive years! Josey Forrest as the Diver of the Meet.

Boy and Girl MVP 2021

The following student athletes have qualified in their individual events.

Laci Black- 200 IM and 500 Freestyle (Selected as Girls Swimmer of the Meet)

Kylee Conrad- 200 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke

Diver of the Meet

Josie Forrest- 1M Diving (Selected as Girl Diver of the Meet)

Josie Gillentine- 100 Freestyle and 100 Breastroke

Cameron Knox- 100 Backstroke

Karly Merriott- 200 Freestyle and 500 Freestyle

Bailey Morrow- 50 Freestyle and 100 Butterfly

Grayson Tidwell- 200 IM and 100 Backstroke

Lucius Yu-Kisselbach- 200 Freestyle and 500 Freestyle (Selected as Boys Swimmer of the Meet)

Girls 200 Medley Relay

Girls 200 Freestyle Relay

Boys 200 Freestyle Relay

Girls 400 Freestyle Relay

Boys 400 Freestyle Relay

Girls Gold!

Regionals, which will be broadcast through RISD TV, will be Feb. 5 (girls) and Feb. 6 (boys); preliminaries frokm 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and finals from 5 to 9 p.m.

Submitted story and photos by Jing Carpenter. 

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