Swimming Cavaliers Wrap Up Season with Successful State Meet

By Jase Peeler


COLUMBIA, SC- The Dorman Cavaliers ended their season on a high note at the State Meet in at the Blatt Center at USC Columbia. The boys team finished 5th out of 30 teams with 174.5 points. The boys also had 9 season-best swims. The girls team finished 7th out of 29 points with 148 points. The girls had 7 season-best swims.


The boys team closed out the season with two Top-5 relays: 3rd in the 200 Medley and 5th in the 400 Free, both season-best swims. Junior Jack Parker saved his best for last with 2 individual Top-6 finishes: 3rd in the 500 Free with a season best and school record swim and 6th in the 100 Back, also with a season best swim. Senior Andrew Johns had two Top-9 swims- 9th in the 200 Free and 100 Freestyle. 7th grader Brett Bailey also had two Top-12 swims.


The girls team had two Top-6 relays: 4th in the 200 Medley and 6th in the 400 Free, both season bests. The girls team was led by Senior Hannah Weber with two Top-3 swims: 3rd in the 500 Free and 100 Breast, both season bests. Junior Alaina Smith also had an 8th place finish in the 50 Free and an 11th place finish in the 100 Free. Sophomore Emily Hovis also had a 19th and 21st place swims.


Congratulations to the senior swimmers that competed in their last career meets Saturday:

Evelyn Shrader

Hannah Weber

Andy Cockrell

Andrew Johns

Dylan Rogers


State Results



200 Medley Relay- Emily Hovis, Hannah Weber, Evelyn Shrader, SR Alaina Smith- 1:51.61- 4th (season best)


200 Freestyle Relay- Evelyn Shrader, Addison Crump, Jennifer Chanes, Maddie Parker- 1:49.25- 17th


400 Freestyle Relay- Evelyn Shrader, Emily Hovis, Hannah Weber, Alaina Smith- 3:43.77- 6th (season best)


50 Freestyle- Alaina Smith- 24.97- 8th (season best)

Emily Hovis- 26.01 19th


100 Freestyle- Alaina Smith- 54.78- 11th (season best)


500 Freestyle- Hannah Weber- 5:10.98- 3rd (season best)


100 Backstroke- Emily Hovis- 1:02.96- 21st (season best)


100 Breastroke- Hannah Weber- 1:05.92- 3rd (season best)



200 Medley Relay- Jack Parker, Porter Martin, Brett Bailey, Andrew Johns- 1:40.23- 3rd (best 200 Medley time of the season)


200 Freestyle Relay- Dylan Rogers, Andy Cockrell, Matthew Wilson, Porter Martin- 1:35.24- 17th


400 Freestyle Relay- Andrew Johns, Ethan Johnson, Jack Parker, Brett Bailey- 3:21.38- 5th (season best)


200 Freestyle- Andrew Johns- 1:48.39- 9th


200 IM- Brett Bailey- 2:02.90- 11th (season best)

Caleb Bailey- 2:07.75- 18th (season best)

Tommy Giaimo- 2:14.54- 29th


100 Butterfly- Tommy Giaimo- 57.51- 21st (season best)


100 Freestyle- Andrew Johns- 49.76- 9th


500 Freestyle- Jack Parker- 4:44.56- 3rd (season best) (school record)

Caleb Bailey- 5:10.52- 18th (season best)


100 Backstroke- Jack Parker- 54.04- 6th (season best)


100 Breastroke- Brett Bailey- 1:02.87- 12th (season best)