High School Sports

N.C. Regional Swimming events begin Friday

The N.C. High School Athletic Association swimming regionals begin Friday.

Observer-area schools will compete at the Huntersville Aquatic Club, which is hosting the 1A/2A, 3A and 4A Western regionals.

The 1A/2A regional diving starts Friday at 9:35 a.m. The swimming begins Friday at 4 p.m.

The 3A regional diving is Saturday at 9:35 a.m. The 3A swimming begins Saturday at 4 p.m.

The 4A diving begins at 1:35 p.m. Friday. The 4A swimming begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

▪ The NCHSAA state championships are Feb. 10 (4A), Feb. 11 (3A) and Feb. 12 (1A/2A)...The N.C. Independent Schools state championships are Feb. 15 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Myers Park sweeps Southwestern 4A conference meet

Myers Park’s boys and girls swim teams swept the recent Southwestern 4A conference swim meets.

The Mustangs boys had 747 points, easily ahead of Butler (391) and Independence (344). The Mustangs girls tallied 754 points, well ahead of Butler (519) and Independence (249).