Nearly 400 swimmers from local high schools participated in the Cardinal Classic Swim meet on Jan. 16 at the Lamar pool.
The meet ended with Bellaire High school in first place for the boys and girls combined team scores. In second place was Lamar High School and in third The John Cooper School.
The Bellaire boy’s team won an overall first place in several events.
Bellaire dominated in the 500 yard freestyle in the boys and the girls division. Senior Kaleigh Ritter completed this event with 5:27.85 and Junior Cristian Vallejo won with a time of 5:22.85.
The boys also won the 200 yard freestyle relay and the 200 yard freestyle with Vallejo. The girls won the 100 yard breaststroke with Bridget Ritter and the 1 meter diving with Morgan Pfeil.