TMI swimmers finish fast at State

TMI Episcopal varsity swimmers took home awards for some fast finishes at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) Division 2 State Championships, held Feb. 7 at Mansfield ISD Natatorium in Mansfield.

The TMI men’s team came in second overall among 21 schools competing, and the women’s team took third place out of 20.

The Panthers also made a strong showing in individual events. The team of Victor Alejos, Santiago Martinez, Sebastian Sotomayor and Jack Whittemore took first place in the men’s 200 yard freestyle relay.

Claiming second-place finishes were Victor Alejos, men’s 100 yard backstroke; Rachel McCafferty, women’s 500 yard freestyle; Sebastian Sotomayor, men’s 500 yard freestyle Third-place honors went to Alejos, Ituarte, Martinez and Whittemore in the men’s
200 yard medley relay; and Jessica Cox, women’s 100 yard breaststroke.

Cox also finished fourth in the women’s 200 yard individual medley, as did Sotomayor in the men’s 200 yard freestyle.