Hoover sophomore Caroline Lawrence won the Class 200-yard IM.
Briarwood Christian junior Mason Mathias claimed three gold medals in the 54th AHSAA State Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday at Auburn University’s James E. Martin Aquatics Center.
Mathias won the Class 1A-5A boys 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:41.26 and won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:36.34.
He also was part of the Lions’ winning 200-yard medley relay that clocked 1:44.06. The other three swimmers on the team were freshman Nathan Watkins, seventh grader Andrew Groves and sophomore Holden Patterson.
T.R. Miller of Brewton registered 215 points to repeat as the boys Class 1A-5A team champions. Briarwood was fourth with 180 pounds.
In the girls Class 6A-7A competition, Hoover sophomore Caroline Lawrence had a solid meet. She won the Class 200-yard IM with a time of 2:06.87 and finished third in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:06.16.