Woodland boys 2nd at Invitational
Dec 15, 2012 | 660 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
More than 100 swimmers, representing 11 high schools, converged on Adairsville High School Saturday to compete in the second annual Wildcat Invitational.

Of those 11 teams, two represented Bartow County.

Woodland was one of two Bartow County high schools teams, the other was Cass.

Other schools competing were Alexander, Chapel Hill, Cherokee, Heritage-Catoosa, New Manchester, North Forsyth, North Springs, Ringgold, River Ridge and Sequoyah.

When all the scores were tallied after nearly six hours of swimming and 24 events, Woodland’s boys were quite excited about their second-place finish behind Sequoyah, while the Lady Wildcats congratulated each other on their fifth-place finish.

For Cass, it was all 7s.

The Colonels placed seventh, as did the Lady Colonels in their respective divisions. Their combined scores had them finishing in seventh place overall.

“You saw a lot of great swimmers competing here today,” Woodland coach Matthew Landolt said. “You also a lot of camaraderie between all the schools.”

They also saw Woodland’s Justin Coetzee win the boys’ 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:09.50. River Ridge’s Austin Maxwell was second with a time of 1:11.69.

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