GRHS Girls Swim Team won the District 23-6A Title last friday! Peyton Quattlebaum won the 200 and 500 Freestyles; Riley Murray won the 50 Free; Leann Anderson, Kate Hartman, Mari Liang, and Charlotte Johansen won the 200 Free Relay. Boys were runner up to a very strong Dawson team. Jake Gamble won the 50 Free; Camp Priest won the 100 Free; Jake Gamble, Camp Priest, Mark Kvinta, and Aaron O’Reilly won the 200 Free Relay; Jake Gamble, Camp Priest, Aaron O’Reilly, and Ryan Grote won the 400 Free Relay. Regions are this Friday and Saturday where many of our swimmers and relays will be fighting for a trip to the state meet.
GHRS swim and dive beat foster and Austin high school last night. Boys win 2/3 relays and individual event wins by Luis Muller in the 100 breastroke and Jake Alderman in Diving. Girls win all 3 relays and break a school and FORT BEND POOL record in the 200 freestlye relay. Kate Hartman, Peyton Quattlebaum, Charlotte Johansen, and Riley Murray. Peyton Quattlebaum also won the 200 freestyle and 500 feestyle with a new school record. Riley Murray won the 50 free and the 100 free with a new school record! Mari Liang, Gracie Liang, and Gemini Chancoco, and Kate Hartman also won events!! The 200 Freestyle time of 1:39.72 is the fastest time in the state this year 5A or 6A!
GRHS competed in the Spartan invite with several schools including seven lakes, Cinco Ranch, and Cy Creek. Girls were 4th overall and boys were 6th Kate Hartman, Riley Murray, Gracie Liang, and Charlotte Johansen got second in the medley relay. Camp Priest won the 50 freestyle Gracie Liang won the 50 butterfly Camp Priest 2nd I 100 breaststroke Riley Murray 2nd in the 100 freestyle Marisa Liang 2nd in 50 Breastroke GRHS will compete in the Exhibition LCISD quad meet on Tuesday.
GRHS boys and girls swim and dive team completed in the 5A state championships this weekend, Mark Kvinta, David Kvinta, Kyle Krush, and Camp Priest got 16th in the 200 medley relay; David Kvinta got 10th in the 200 IM with a school record time of 1:59.02; Charlotte Johansen got 14th in the 50 freestyle; Rachel Reed got 10th in 1M diving; Camp Priest got 12th with a new school record of 48.08; Kate Hartman, Charlotte Johansen, Elisabeth Markee, and Leann Anderson got 11th in the 200 freestyle relay; Jacob Gamble, Camp Priest, Aaron O’Rielly, and David Kvinta got 5th in the 200 freestyle. It was an incredible year. Good job Longhorns!
Longhorn Divers competed at Regionals last Friday. Senior Rachel Reed took second place and qualified for the state competition in Austin in girl’s 1 meter diving. Teammates Graciela Liang took third place and junior Stella Cunningham took 8th place, Freshman Dominic Daugherty finished out his season proudly representing the Longhorn boy swimming and diving team.
Swimming and Diving competed in the region 7 swim meet this weekend. The boys were regional runner ups and girls took 3rd place overall. We set 5 school records and will be taking 3 relays and 3 individual swims and 1 diver to the state championship meet in Austin Feb. 17-20th. Leann Anderson, Gemini Chancoco, Jacob Gamble, Jack Greene, Ryan Grote, Kate Hartman, Charlotte Johansen, Sarah Kinzner, Kyle Krush, David Kvinta, Mark Kvinta, Jacob Liang, Elizabeth Markee, Luis Mueller, Aaron Oreilly, Camp Priest, Gabriela Salazar, and Kathryn Voelkel All contributed to our team scores. David Kvinta defended his 200 IM title and rebroke his own school record. Charlotte Johansen broke the 50 free and 100 free school records. Camp Priest broke the 100 free record. Kate Hartman broke the 100 butterfly record. A complete list of state qualifiers will be announced later this week.
On Saturday the GRHS boys and girls swim teams took 2nd at the district swim and dive meet. Individual winners were David Kvinta in the 200 I IM and Kate Hartman in the 100 backstroke. Leann Anderson, Lindsey Bone, Allyson Bradley, Gemini Chancoco, Stella Cunningham, Dominic Daughtry, Jacob Gamble, Jack Greene, Ryan Grote, Charlotte Johansen, Sarah Kinzner, Kyle Krush, Micheal Kurmadas, Mark Kvinta, Graciela LIang, Jacob Liang, Elizabeth Markee, Kellee Meyers, Luis Mueller, Aaron Oreilly, Camp Priest, Rachel Reed, Gabriela Salazar, and Kathryn Voelkel all contributed by placing top 8 and scoring for GRHS. 6 relays and 32 swims have advanced to the regional meet this weekend.
GRHS Swim and dive finished their duel meet with a sweep of the LCISD SCHOOLS. Kate Hartman, Geminini Chancoco, Charlotte Johansen, Elizabeth Markee, Lauren Hardee, Hannah Moore Katie Voelkel and Gabriela Salazar all contributed to the Girls winning all 3 relays! Mark Kvinta, Aaron O’rielly, Kyle Krush, David Kvinta, Jacob Liang, Camp Priest, and Jacob Gamble contributed in winning 2 of the 3 boys relays. Kate Hartman, Geminini Chancoco, Charlotte Johansen, Gabriela Salaza, David Kvinta, Jacob Liang, Camp Priest, Jacob Gamble, Rachel Reed, and Dominic Daughtry, all won individual events. The district meet is January 28th and 30th where GRHS will go up against the LCISD schools and the Spring Branch ISD schools. In several events, last year’s district meet was the fastest 5A district meet in the state of Texas and is shaping up to be another very fast meet.
The swim and dive team competed in the 5A and under Fort Bend invite this weekend. This meet was a chance for some new contributors to contribute and they definitely took the opportunity. Mark Kvitna broke the 100 fly freshmen record with a 59.60, Kathryn Voelkel got 8th in the 500 free with a 5:52.86, Jacob Liang got 8th In the 500 free with a 5:37.44. Swim and Dive travel to Conroe this weekend to compete in the 2nd fastest meet of the entire swim season.