Clovis News: Sports

Garces swims to D-II titles

Garces captured both the boys and girls titles at the Central Section D-II swimming and diving championships held Saturday at Tulare.

Yosemite finished second in the boys meet (376-185), while Kingsburg was second (294.5-290.5) on the girls side.

Dinuba's Justin Lopez-Lamb (50 free, 100 back) and Memorial's Eric Penman (200 free, 100 free) were double individual winners in the boys meet with Kingsburg's Caity Mitchell (200 individual medley, 100 butterfly) winning twice in the girls meet.

The section's three area meets are set for today at Clovis North (North Area), Exeter (Central) and McMurtrey Aquatic Center in Bakersfield (South).

Section finals begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Porterville's Granite Hills with the diving competition. Swimming preliminaries start at 1 p.m. Friday with the finals starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.