The Dawsonville Racer swim team competed at the District 7 swim meet at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville last week.
Coach Stephanie Morgan's team was very successful at the July 7 event, sending seven swimmers to the state Park and Recreation Meet in Tifton July 17-18.
Earning state berths with a first place finish were Elliott Kinsey (boys 7-8) in the 25-yard breaststroke with a time of 30.19 and the 25-yard backstroke, Brooke Dare (18 and under girls) in the 50-yard breaststroke with a time of 37.73, Isabelle Kinsey (10 and under girls) in the 25-yard backstroke with a winning time of 17.78 and Aidan Kudlas (12 and under boys) in the 100-yard IM with a time of 1:25.87.
Taking second place and qualifying for state were Carsyn Kudlas (girls 7-8) in the 25-yard freestyle, Aiden Kudlas (boys 12 and under) in the 50-yard breaststroke and Brooke Dare (18 and under girls) in the 50-yard backstroke.
The top two swimmers in each race qualify for the state competition.
Dawsonville had several swimmers compete at district, including:
Maddie Wiley (25-yard breaststroke)
Maddie Siuta (25-yard breaststroke and 25-yard backstroke)
Carsyn Kudlas (25-yard breaststroke)
Ella Clark (25-yard breaststroke and 25-yard backstroke)
Maddie Wiley (25-yard butterfly)
Elliot Kinsey (25-yard backstroke)
10 and under boys:
Payte Rucker (25-yard freestyle and 25-yard backstroke)
Jacob Jones (25-yard freestyle and 25-yard breaststroke)
10 and under girls:
Abbie Hilchie (50-yard freestyle and 25-yard breaststroke)
Breanna Kudlas (25-yard breaststroke and 100 IM)
Isabelle Kinsey (25-yard breaststroke)
12 and under girls:
Ella Siuta (50-yard freestyle and 50-yard breaststroke)
Addie Rucker (50-yard freestyle and 50-yard breaststroke)
Sydney Long (50-yard freestyle and 50-yard breaststroke)
12 and under boys:
Avery Hout (50-yard freestyle and 50-yard backstroke)
Logan Buytendorp (50-yard freestyle and 50-yard breaststroke)
14 and under girls:
Adrienne Hilchie (100 IM and 50-yard butterfly)
14 and under boys:
Logan Starr (100-yard freestyle and 50-yard freestyle)
18 and under boys:
Keylan Steffins (50-yard freestyle and 50-yard breaststroke).