Woodland boys 2nd, girls 9th in regional meet
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Woodland’s swimming team finished fourth overall at the regional swim meet held over the weekend at Dalton High School.

“I’m very excited about our performance this weekend,” coach Matthew Landolt said. “As the season has progressed, we have come together as a team.”

Landolt was proud that the boys placed second behind Dalton and the girls finished in the top 10 in a division won by Blessed Trinity.

Top individual performances for Woodland boys included Bronson Castro placing third in the 200-yard individual medley (2:15.93) and David Jones coming in third in the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.37). Jones and Castro were also part of the boys’ 400-yard freestyle relay and the 200-yard freestyle relay team, which placed third in each of the two events.

For the girls, it was Ellie Tuck placing fourth in the 50-yard freestyle (28.37) and Samantha Patterson’s fourth place finish in the 100-yard backstroke (1:12.19).

Woodland and Cass were two of 17 teams competing in the swim meet.

Top 10 Overall: Dalton 325; Blessed Trinity 285; Rome 258; Woodland 164; Flowery Branch 141; Pace Academy 140; Cambridge 138; Northwest Whitfield 118; Jefferson 96; Habersham 92.

Top 10 Boys: Dalton 217; Woodland 141; Rome 123; Habersham 72; Flowery Branch 71; Pace Academy 69; Northwest Whitfield 65; Holy Innocents 52.5; Cambridge 38; Calhoun 36.

Top 10 Girls: Blessed Trinity 251; Rome 135; Dalton 108; Cambridge 100; Jefferson 81; Pace 71; Flowery Branch 70; Northwest Whitfield 53; Woodland 23; Coahulla Creek and Cass, 21.