02/11/13 — Goldsboro's Darden finishes state runner-up

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Goldsboro's Darden finishes state runner-up

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on February 11, 2013 1:47 PM

Goldsboro's Zach Darden emerged the Classes 1-A/2-A state runner-up during the men's 200-yard individual medley contested at the N.C. High School Athletic Association state swimming championship meet.

Darden touched the wall in 1 minute, 59.66 seconds.

Teammate Logan Cole secured the bronze medal (third place) in the 100 butterfly with a time of 52.54 seconds. Timmy Vick placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03.26.

Cole, Darden, Victor Prezbindowski and Christian Martens combined for a 15th-place effort in the 200 medley relay. The foursome finished in 1:52.07.

Southern Wayne senior Chad Davis recorded top-13 performances in the 100 free and 200 free events during the NCHSAA 3-A championship meet at the Pullen Aquatic Center.

Charles B. Aycock's Savannah Sauls, Kylie Robertson and Sam Chastain also competed in the day-long event.