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Blankstrom qualifies for state

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 3:10 pm

Fayetteville High School’s swim team competed in the Middle Tennessee High School Swim Association Region meet held in Nashville.

Sara Clark qualified for the region meet in the 50 Freestyle, and Gavin Barnes, 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle.

Garrett Blankstrom qualified for the region meet in the 50 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke and 100 Breaststroke. Blankstrom was only allowed to compete in two events, choosing the 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle.

Newton Collin, Matthew Giffin, Gavin Barnes and Garrett Blankstrom qualified for 200 Freestyle Relay.

Blankstrom qualified for the TISCA State Meet in the 50 Freestyle held at the University of Tennessee Knoxville Feb. 9.

The following are results from the Region event:

Female 50 Free – Clark, Sara – 30.36.

Male 50 Free – Blankstrom, Garrett – 23.92; Barnes, Gavin, 24.26.

Male 100 Free – Barnes, Gavin 55.36.

Male 200 Free Relay – Blankstrom, Garrett; Newton, Collin; Giffin, Matthew; Barnes, Gavin – 1:51.

Male 100 Backstroke – Blankstrom, Garrett – 1:08.10.