JPII swimmers tops at meet

10-23-14-jpii_swim2RIDGELAND— Meaghan Lyons and Sam Villalobos from John Paul II churned out top-scoring times at the SCISA State Championship Swim Meet held Oct. 4 at the Augusta Aquatic Center. Meaghan became the 2014-2015 A-AA State Champion in the female 100-yard breaststroke, giving the school its very first state title. Sam was runner-up in the state in the male 100-yard breaststroke. Over 400 swimmers in grades 6-12 competed in the meet. Sam and Meaghan also swam the 200-yard individual medley with Meaghan placing second and Sam fourth. Overall, Meaghan tied for second place in the A-AA female division and earned All-State Status (top 10 in the state) for the second consecutive year