River Ridge Varsity Swimming

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Academic All American – Swim Team

Congratulations to Chris Cochran, Katie Hopkins & Tavyn Smith on their selection by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association to the Academic All American Team!  This recognition is awarded to graduating swimmers who lettered their senior year and maintained an overall 3.75 GPA.

2017-2018 All-County Boys Swimming

The Cherokee Tribune selected Sophomore Alex Blankinship to the 2017-2018 All-County Boys Swim Team.  Dylan Banker, Brock Edwards & Heath Roper were selected as honorable mentions!  

2017-2018 All-County Girls Swimming

The Cherokee Tribune selected Freshman Sarah Brown to the 2017-2018 All-County Girls Swim Team.  Katie Hopkins & Maddy Rogers were selected as honorable mentions for their great season!  

Swimming – 6A State Finals

Girls finish 11th & Boys finish 17th at 6A STATE! Alex Blankinship placed 8th in 50 Free & 11th in the 100 Free! Girls 200 Medley Relay finished 8th & Girls 400 Free Relay finished 12th!  Congrats to Katie Hopkins, Mackenzee Craig, Maddy Rogers & Sarah Brown!  Sarah Brown placed 5th in 200IM & 4th

Swimming – State Prelims

Knights swim strong at State Prelims!! Boys: 200 Free Relay (Kenley, Cochran, Banker & Blankinship) finished 39th beating Cherokee, Etowah, Creekview & Sequoyah. 400 Free Relay (Banker, Edwards, Kenley & Blankinship) also placed 39 to finish ahead of Cherokee, Sequoyah and Woodstock  Alex Blankinship qualified for finals in the 50 & 100 free! Girls: 200

Swimming – Spartan/Mustang Relays

The Knights swam fast against 12 other teams!  Out of 19 events, RR brought home 12 top ten finishes!  There were 6 top three finishes and a BIG event win in the mixed 200 yard medley 8×25 relay!  Congrats to Heath Roper, Maddy Rogers, Dylan Banker, Sarah Brown, Katie Hopkins, Mackenzee Craig, James Kenly &

Swimming – Last Chance Meet

Knights win! Girls placed 1st and boys placed 2nd to send off the seniors with 1st overall!  Maddy Rogers qualified for state in the 50 Free – congrats!  Good luck to all the swim team seniors in their future endeavors!

Swimming – County Championships

River Ridge took home 3 event wins at County on Jan 20. Congratulations to Freshman Sarah Brown for winning the girls’ 200 IM and 100 Breast! Sophomore Alex Blankinship won the boy’s 50 Free and set a new county record!  Alex also placed 2nd in the boys 100 Free setting a new school record.

Swimming – JanuEagle Meet

Fast swimming against 7 teams! RRHS finished 3rd overall with the boys placing 3rd & girls placing 2nd ahead of county rivals Sequoyah & Cherokee!  Out of 22 events, RR had 41 top ten finishes and 12 top three finishes.  Knights took home 5 event wins:  Girls 200 Medley Relay, Boys 200 Freestyle Relay, Girls

Spear & Shield Meet

Swimming took 2nd overall to edge out Cherokee High School at the Spear & Shield Meet on Jan 6th!  The girls team finished second and the boys team finished fourth.  Twelve teams attended and over 300 swimmers competed.  River Ridge placed in the top 3 in 11 events with wins in 6.  Alex Blankinship qualified