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TAC Titans Claim North Carolina Age Group State Championship Over SwimMAC

TAC Titans Claim North Carolina Age Group State Championship Over SwimMAC
Photo: © Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

2017 North Carolina LC Age Group Championships

July 13-16, 2017
Cary, North Carolina
Triangle Aquatic Center
LIVE RESULTS

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After four days of hard-fought competition, the TAC Titans take home the trophy as the top age group team in the state of North Carolina. With longtime powerhouse SwimMAC Carolina in the mix, that is no easy feat but the Titans managed to get the job done with tremendous depth across the board.

Just like the first three days of the meet, Sunday saw more state records go down -- five to be exact. Check them all out below.

Girls 11-12 200m IM
​Elena Dry​ (12) of TAC Titans -- 2:24.90
​Previous Record: 2:25.40 (2016)

Boys 11-12 200m IM
​Nathan Jao​ (12) of Enfinity Aquatic Club -- 2:17.71
​Previous Record: 2:18.80 (2000)

Girls 10&U 200m Freestyle Relay
​TAC Titans​ -- 2:04.62​*
​Previous Record: 2:06.66 (2017)**
​*Same quartet that broke NAG record in 200m medley relay
​**Same quartet, breaking their own record from two weeks ago

Girls 11-12 200m Freestyle Relay
​SwimMAC Carolina​ -- 1:53.41
​Previous Record: 1:54.20*
​*TAC Titans also dipped below previous record with 1:53.61

Boys 11-12 200m Breaststroke
​Matthew Lucky​ (12) of Sailfish Aquatics -- 2:34.70
​Previous Record: 2:39.53 (2002)

While the individual achievements throughout the weekend were fantastic -- highlighted by a National Age Group record -- the team battle between the TAC Titans and SwimMAC Carolina was even more exciting.

In the end, host TAC Titans took home the crown as combined champion with a whopping 3649.83 points ahead of second place SwimMAC with 3303.16 points. In third was the Marlins of Raleigh with 1531.33 points.

The final top ten standings for combined, men, and women can be seen below.

Combined
​1.) TAC Titans -- 3649.83 points
​​2.) SwimMAC Carolina -- 3303.16
​​3.) Marlins of Raleigh -- 1531.33
​4.) YMCA of the Triangle Area -- 1063
​​5.) New Wave -- 691.33
​6.) Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg -- 636
​7.) North Carolina Aquatic Club -- 590
​8.) Raleigh Swimming Association -- 538.5
​9.) Greensboro Community YMCA -- 402
​10.) YMCA of Northwest North Carolina -- 352


Men
​1.) SwimMAC Carolina -- 1701.33 points
​2.) TAC Titans -- 1511.5
​​3.) Marlins of Raleigh -- 1023.83
​​4.) YMCA of the Triangle Area -- 474.5
​​5.) Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg -- 402
​6.) New Wave Swim Team -- 316.33 
7.) North Carolina Aquatic Club -- 257
8.) Granite Falls Swim Club Makos -- 196.5 
9.) Greensboro Community YMCA -- 177
10.) Sailfish Aquatics -- 176

Women
​1.) TAC Titans -- 2138.33
​​2.) SwimMAC Carolina -- 1601.83
​​3.) YMCA of the Triangle Area -- 588.5
​​4.) Marlins of Raleigh -- 507.5
​​5.) Raleigh Swimming Association -- 460.5
​6.) New Wave Swim Team -- 375
​7.) North Carolina Aquatic Club -- 333
​8.) Aquatic Team of Mecklenburg -- 234
​9.) Greensboro Community YMCA -- 225
​10.) YMCA of Northwest North Carolina -- 210


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