7 NISD Swimmers Place at UIL State Meets
7 NISD Swimmers Place at UIL State Meets
Posted on 03/04/2021
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Swimmers from NISD’s three comprehensive high schools Byron Nelson, Northwest and V.R. Eaton competed in the 2021 UIL Swimming and Diving State Meets last week in San Antonio. 

Qualifying times for state were met at the UIL Swimming and Diving Regionals, held at various local sites.

V.R. Eaton swimmer Zach Kilgore — 1st Team All State and All-American Consideration Time recipient — placed 6th overall in the 200 freestyle race with a time of 1:40.10. Gavin Peterman, a 2nd Team All State member, finished 14th with a time of 47.30 in the 100 freestyle. 

eaton swimmers

V.R. Eaton swimmers Zach Kilgore and Gavin Peterman

Byron Nelson swim

Byron Nelson swimmers Tess Wilson, Karen Zhou, Reagan Gerard, Azalea Shepherd and Lily Lenzer. 

Byron Nelson’s Azalea Shepherd placed 16th in both the 50 and 100 freestyle races with final times of 24.46 and 54.03. Shepherd joined teammates Reagan Gerard, Lily Lenzer and Tess Wilson, placing 14th overall and posting a final time of 1:41.18 in the 200 freestyle relay. 

Representing Northwest High School, Lauren Durbin placed 13th overall with a time of 24.69 in the 50 freestyle race. Durbin went into prelims seated 15th overall with a time of 24.61.  After going 24.92 at prelims, she was seated 14th going into the final heats.

Northwest swim

For detailed result information from the 2021 UIL Swimming and Diving State Meets, please visit the UIL Swim and Dive website.