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MOORESVILLE — East Surry’s Kelsey Tunstall was a regional runner-up in two events at the Class 1A/2A West Regional championships over the weekend.


The top 12 finishers in each event qualified for the 1A/2A state championships, which get under way on Thursday at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.


Tunstall had the second fastest time in the region in the girls 200-yard individual medley at 2:12.40 and was second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:00.22.


The Cardinals’ 200 freestyle relay team of Ashley Hicks, Katherine Martin, Avery Tilley and Tunstall swam to a third-place finish at 1:46.89, and the same group took fourth in the 200 medley relay with a time of 2:00.67.


Mount Airy’s Emma Harrison placed fourth in the girls’ 100 backstroke with a time of 1:01.69 and fifth in the girls 100 freestyle at 57.53. Harrison teamed with Sydney Peavy, Anna Kriska and Micaela Tumbarello to finish seventh in the 200 medley relay with a time of 2:04.25.


The Bears’ 400 freestyle relay team of Tumbarello, Peavy, Harrison and Paige Berman was sixth with a time of 4:08.31.


Tilley qualified in the 100 breaststroke with a fifth-place finish time of 1:15.82. Martin was fifth in the girls 100 butterfly at 1:03.94 and sixth in the 200 IM with a time of 2:25.28. Surry Central’s Christine Hawks was sixth in the 100 fly at 1:04.72 and teammate Katelyn Southard was 10th at 1:05.91.


Hicks qualified with an eighth-place finish in the girls’ 50 freestyle at 27.15 and she was also eighth in the 100 fly at 58.59.


Tilley finished ninth in the girls 200 freestyle with a time of 2:10.86 and Southard also qualified for the state meet with a time of 2:13.63, good for 11th place.


On the boys’ side, East Surry’s Christopher Holshouser qualified for the state meet in two events, the 200 IM (2:12.52, 10th) and the 100 fly (1:01.67, 12th).


Raleigh-Charter is the three-time defending 1A/2A girls state champion. Carrboro won three straight boys 1A/2A state titles before N.C. School of Science & Math snapped the streak last year.


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