Tigers dive into state swim meet

Top, Dripping Springs sophomore Savannah Karas simultaneously takes a breath of air and a stroke, accompanied by a big splash while making the dolphin kick in the girls 100 Yard Butterfly prelims on Feb. 14. Karas placed 8th overall with a time of 58.39 in the Championship Finals on Feb. 15 at the UIL State Swim and Dive meet. Bottom Left, Sophomore Riley Dalton rolls to take a breath while preparing to take a stroke swimming the third leg of the girls 400 Yard Freestyle Relay on Feb. 14. The Dripping Springs relay team of Dalton, Savannah Karas, Isabella Sites and Julia Carter finished 8th overall in the event on Feb. 15. Bottom RightSophomore Riley Dalton rolls to take a breath while preparing to take a stroke swimming the third leg of the girls 400 Yard Freestyle Relay on Feb. 14. The Dripping Springs relay team of Dalton, Savannah Karas, Isabella Sites and Julia Carter finished 8th overall in the event on Feb. 15.

Close to a dozen Dripping Springs Tiger boys and girls swimmers closed the 2020 season in style as they competed at the UIL state swimming and diving meet at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center in Austin. Leading the way for Dripping Springs was Tiger Savannah Karas who qualified for last Saturday’s finals race in the 100-yard butterfly and finished in 6th place with a time of just over 58 seconds. On the boys side, Dripping Springs’ Danny Henry also claimed a 6th place overall finish in the 200-yard freestyle race by clocking in at 1:41.69. 

Girls 

• Savannah Karas, 100-yard butterfly (58:37)
• Julia Carter, 100-yard freestyle (53.79)
• Addison Simons, Audrey Williamson, Riley Dalton, Julia Carter, Girls 200-yard freestyle relay (1:41.65)
• Savannah Karas, Isabella Sites, Riley Dalton, Julia Carter, Girls 400-yard freestyle relay (3:41.38 

Boys 

• Danny Henry, 200-yard freestyle (1:41.69)
• Danny Henry, 500-yard freestyle (4:36.25)
• Jackson Cimato, Boys 1 meter diving (173.65 points)
• Josh Dowdy, Benjamin Adams, Quinn Mauck, Danny Henry, Boys 400-yard freestyle relay (3:18.98)

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