4-A East swim regional still is scheduled for Saturday, but many other regionals have been postponed until Sunday.
West Johnston High School senior Sarah Henry verbally committed to Texas A&M on Tuesday night. Henry received full scholarship offers from Stanford, Texas and A&M, according to her father, Brian Henry.
Henry is a two-time NCHSAA 4-A state individual champion, winning the 500 freestyle in the 2008-09 season and the 100 butterfly in the 2006-07 state finals. She also competed in the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials.
The Aggies finished eighth in last season's NCAA Division I Diving and Swimming Championships.
Six area swimmers will compete at the 2009 USA Swimming World Championship Team Trials in Indianapolis July 7-11. The meet, which features world record holders like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, serves as the 2009 USA National Swimming Championships, and the top two swimmers from each event will be named to the USA team that will compete for the World Championships July 24-31 in Rome.
Among those competing will be Cary native (Enloe student) Gabi Shishkoff, Athens Drive alum Kirsten Smith (now at Florida), Cary native (now at Virginia) Erika Stewart, Cary High's Torrey Bussey, Green Hope's Dominick Glavich and Cary High grad (now at Auburn) Will Dove.
State champion Cardinal Gibbons girls accept scholarships
Providence girls, North Mecklenburg boys win (complete with agate)
East Chapel Hill wins PAC six boys and girls swimming titles
NCHSAA sold out last week's 1-A/2-A swimming finals.
CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina High School Athletic Association
state championships in two classifications of swimming are up for grabs this
The 4-A schools will compete at the Willis Casey Aquatic Center
on the N.C. State University campus in Raleigh, while the 3-A championships
are set for the Koury Natatorium on the campus of the University of North
Swimming will commence on Saturday with preliminaries starting
at 9:15am and finals beginning at 5:00 pm at both locations. Diving
competition will be held on Friday in both championships, with warm-ups
beginning at 1:30 pm.
Cardinal Gibbons is defending 1-A/2-A swimming champion in boys and girls