Photo gallery: MVAC swim championships
Here is a photo gallery from Saturday’s Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference swim championships, taken by photographer Eric Lusk.
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Coach Oz Prim (back right) guided two teams to conference titles at Elkin this season. Prim was the league's coach of the year.
Elkin needed just 14 swimmers to claim both conference trophies.
Elkin's boys won their first conference swim championships in several years.
The Elkin girls repeated as conference champions.
Conference MVPs from Elkin: Sarah Singleton and Cory Eaton.
Forbush boys relay team members pose after their gold medal swim.
Chance Hogan helped add to Elkin's point total in the 100 breaststroke, placing sixth.
North Wilkes's boys team got maximum points in the 100 breaststroke from Tyler Dishman, a freshman.
Alleghany's Akiko Kawagoye placed third in the 100 breaststroke.
Starmount's Greysen Brendle finished eighth in the 100 breaststroke.
Samantha Dimmette gave Elkin a gold medal in the 100 breaststroke.
Olivia Shumate of North Wilkes was a double-winner Saturday, taking first in the 100 backstroke and the 50 free.
Coley McCulloch of Elkin strokes through the water in the boys 200 free relay.
Elkin and Forbush swimmers cheer for their respective relay teams.
Ellie Hooper swam the third leg of Elkin's 200 freestyle relay.
Sierra Collins glides through the water in the 20-lap, 500-yard freestyle event.
Ali Camp of Alleghany earned a top-eight finish in the 50 freestyle.
Bryan Winters of Forbush finishes off the freestyle portion of the 200 IM.
Elkin's Cory Eaton won the 200 IM and 100 butterfly on Saturday.
Cory Eaton flies to boys conference MVP status.
Elkin sophomore Lakan Beaver gave her team vital points in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke.
Leandra Lenderman of North Wilkes finished as the 200 IM runner-up to Elkin's Singleton.
Sarah Singleton of Elkin was voted the conference swim MVP for girls.
Sarah Singleton begins the 200 IM with a strong butterfly stroke.
Louis Allen of West Wilkes enjoyed a victory margin of more than 17 seconds in the eight-lap 200 free.
Louis Allen of West Wilkes won the two long-distance freestyle events, the 200 and the 500.
Hannah Morgan of Forbush finished as the runner-up in the girls 200 free
Aaron Calloway of Forbush soars out of the water during the medley relay.
Elkin won the 200 medley relay, with Chance Hogan swimming the breaststroke leg.
Leandra Lenderman swims the butterfly for North Wilkes' medley relay team.
Elkin's Samantha Dimmette swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 medley relay.