Asheboro girls make waves at league meet

KERNERSVILLE – Two Asheboro swimmers notched individual championships in the Mid-Piedmont Conference championships last week at Kernersville Family YMCA.

Maci Columbia of Asheboro was the winner in two events on the girls’ side. She topped the field in the 200-yard freestyle and the 500 freestyle.

Columbia’s time in the 200 freestyle was 2 minutes, 9.73 seconds as she topped a field that began with 17 entrants.

She swam the 500 freestyle in a winning time of 5:41.23. There were 11 entrants in that even.

Also for Asheboro, Fiona Wolfe-Roberts was the winner in the 100 backstroke among 15 competitors. Wolfe-Roberts posted a time of 1:15.04.

North Davidson won the girls’ team title with 288 points ahead of runner-up Oak Grove with 254, while Ledford came in third with 215 points, followed by Asheboro at 195, Central Davidson at 86 and Montgomery Central with 81.

On the boys’ side, Oak Grove was the team champion with 347 points. North Davidson (265), Central Davidson (196), Ledford (188), Asheboro (77) and Montgomery Central (53) rounded out the scoring

By Randolph Record