Syrupmakers are region 1-AAA champions!

The Cairo Syrupmaker swim team won the region 1-AAA championship last Tuesday in Albany, outscoring Westover 129-93.
James Bowen qualified for the state swim meet again this year and will represent Cairo High School at Westminster High School Feb. 12-13. 
The Syrupmaids finished third overall in the girl’s division behind Westover and Perry High School.
Gold medalists for the Makers included James Bowen with first place finishes in the 100-meter butterfly, and 200 IM. James Bowen, Jake Bowen Jordan Howell and Hunter Morrison finished first in the 200-meter medley relay and 200-meter freestyle relay. Jake Bowen also finished first in the 100-meter backstroke and second in the 50-meter freestyle. Tommy Mattis had a first place finish in the 500-meter freestyle and third in the 100-meter butterfly.
Cody Posey finished second in the 200-meter freestyle, third in the 100-meter freestyle and second in the 400-meter freestyle relay along with Conner Whigham, Tommy Mattis and Hunter Morrison. Phillip Lehman also had a second place finish in the 500-meter freestyle event, and third in the 200-meter freestyle event. Lehman, John Gainous, Alex Hudson and Brock Bell finished third in the 400-meter freestyle relay. Connor Whigham, John Howell, John Gainous, and Alex Hudson finished third in the 200-meter freestyle relay.

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