Pines Swimmers Set Records In State Meet

Pines Swimmers Set Records In State Meet
Ocean Pines Swim Team members Breyden Wright and Trista Harner last weekend competed in the Maryland under-14 state championships and set club records and personal bests in several events. Submitted photo

OCEAN PINES- Club records and personal bests in several events were recorded by two members of the Ocean Pines Swim Team during the Maryland LCS Under-14 championship meet last weekend at St. Mary’s College.

Trista Harner, 12, of the Ocean Pines Swim Team, competed in the girls’ 11-12 age group and set several club records and personal bests. Harner’ best finish was second in the 100-yard freestyle, which was a personal best and a new team record. The Maryland LSC under-14 championship meet represents the top swimmers from all over the state in that age bracket.

Breyden Wright, 13, also competed in boys’ 13-14 age group and set personal bests and team records in each of his events. Wright competed in the 100-yard backstroke, the 200-yard backstroke and the 100-yard freestyle.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.