Trio of Bruton swimmers win 2A titles

Bruton's girls placed third and its boys finished fourth in the Group 2A swimming championships Wednesday in Christiansburg.

Maggie Walker of Richmond won both team championships. The Maggie Walker girls had 411 points, followed by Clarke County (231) and Bruton (187).

The Dragons' boys had 387.5 points, followed by George Mason (364), Clarke County (218) and Bruton (183.5).

The Bruton girls' Jenny Schuster won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:30.77 and was the 200 free runner-up in 2:01.65.

Caroline Helwig placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.32. Bruton was the 200 free relay runner-up (1:47.49) and the third-place 400 free relay (3:59.12).

The Bruton boys' Evan Lynch won the 200-yard freestyle in 1 minutes, 46.02 seconds and the 500 free in 4:53.38. Teammate John Morrow won the 100 free in 48.30 and was the 50 freestyle runner-up in 22.35.

The Panthers placed third in the 200 medley relay (1:47.86).

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