Local swimmers bring home medals and smiles!
Swim Charleston sent 32 swimmers to the S.C. Swimming 8/u State Championship meet in Greenville March 9-10. The swimmers, wearing superstar swim caps, had 81 percent best times and 20 top three finishes, bringing home lots of hardware and even more smiles!
Jason Chalupsky, a Daniel Island resident, was the individual state champion in four events for 7-year-old boys: 200 IM, 50 fly, 100 IM and 50 breast. Other state champions include the 6/u girls’ 100 yard free relay team of Daniel Island residents Charlotte LeVeen and Mary Cait Gaine, and their friends Stella Lewis and Katie Osgood. The 6/u boys’ 100 yard free relay team of Daniel Island residents Mick Mello and Benji Cumpelik, and their friends Nolan Chapman and Sully Carroll, also brought home gold medals. Daniel Island resident Willa LeVeen had four top three finishes in the 200 IM, 25 free, 100 free, and 50 breast.
Other Swim Charleston swimmers finishing in the top 10 in one or more individual events include: Jack Cahill, Sully Carroll, Stella Lewis, Mason Parkhill, CallieAnn Caldwell, Benji Cumpelik, William Dailey, Amelia Orr, Conrad Orr, Katie Osgood, Ethan Goxhaj, Cyprian Griffin, Saylor Hood, Charlotte LeVeen, Lukas martin, Lilah May and Nora Ross.