Harpeth Hall claimed its second straight girls Tennessee State High School Swimming and Diving championship last weekend at the Tennessee Aquatic Club in Knoxville.
The Bears, led by senior Sophie Pilkinton, tallied 250 points during the two-day event – 40 points more than second-place Hardin Valley. Pilkinton, who won the 200-yard individual medley, was also a member of Harpeth Hall’s 200-yard freestyle relay team, which won the event with a time of 1:35.20.
The Brentwood girls team finished in seventh place with 121 points, while Station Camp (40 points), Christ Presbyterian Academy (40), Ravenwood (25), Oakland (34), University School of Nashville (27), Hillsboro (25.5) and St. Cecilia (25) also landed in the top 25.
Brentwood’s boys team also captured a top 10 finish on Saturday, landing in seventh with 115.5 points – 157.5 behind defending state champion Baylor, which captured its second consecutive state championship with a dominating 273-point effort.
Montgomery Bell Academy, led by senior Chatham Dobbs, finished in 11th with 96 points, while Centennial (67 points), Franklin (36), Ensworth (35), Christ Presbyterian Academy (30), Hendersonville (27) and Pope John Paul II (27) also posted top-25 finishes.
Dobbs, an Arizona signee, won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.28.
Individual event winners from the Midstate include:
Girls 200-yard freestyle
CPA’s Tatum Wade (1:45.76)
Girls 200-yard individual medley
Harpeth Hall’s Sophie Pilkinton (2:02.14)
Girls 50-yard freestyle
Brentwood’s Jessica Wingo (:23.10)
Boys 50-yard freestyle
MBA’s Chatham Dobbs (20.28)
Girls 100-yard butterfly:
Station Camp’s Riley Gaines (:54.91)
Girls 100-yard freestyle
Station Camp’s Riley Gaines (:50.31)
Girls 500-yard freestyle
CPA’s Tatum Wade (4:44.00)
Girls 200-yard freestyle relay
Harpeth Hall’s Sophie Pilkinton, Kennon Isabel, Elizabeth Stinson and Julia Eskew (1:34.20)
Girls 100-yard breaststroke
USN’s Elena Escalas (1:03.12)
Men 100-yard breaststroke
Franklin’s Ethan Browne (:54.75)
Reach Michael Murphy at 259-8018 and on Twitter @Murph_TNsports.