Swimming: Griffith, Edmondson lead Panther teams at Greensboro meet

Swimming: Griffith, Edmondson lead Panther teams at Greensboro meet

GREENSBORO- The LaGrange swim teams competed well against Guilford, North Carolina- Pembroke, and Randolph in a meet Saturday at Greensboro College.  

"Even though we did not come out on top as a team we are still dropping time and continuing to show improvement." Coach Cassie Wendall said.

Gabriel Griffith won the 500 and 1,000-yard freestyle events against all teams.  Griffith dropped 11 seconds off his previous time in the 1,000 freestyle. David Edmondson also won two events.  Edmonsdoson was first in  the 50 and 100 freestyle events. 

On the women's side, Alexis Simmons swam a lifetime best by two seconds in the 50 freestyle. Jaida Rashad had lifetime best times in the 50 freestyle (by two seconds), 100 freestyle (five seconds) and 100 breaststroke (by four seconds) Destinee Tate dropped one second off her lifetime best in the 50 freestyle and 13 seconds in the 100 backstroke.