Patterson Wins 4 Medals at Zone Swimming Championships (2018-08-18 20:46:25)

MIDLAND, TX - Lauren Patterson, a member of the Watauga Swim Team and the
North Carolina Zone Team participated in the 2018 Southern Zone Age
Group Championships held in Midland, Texas on July 31st - August 4th.

Patterson swam in six events (the 50 and 100 meter breaststroke, the 50
and 100 backstroke, the 50 meter butterfly, and the 200 meter individual

Patterson posted a personal best time in four events with the
following times: 37.04 in the 50 breaststroke; 32.69 in the 50 meter
backstroke; 1:11.41 on the 100 meter backstroke; and 2:43.45 in the 200
meter individual medley.

Patterson medaled in four events placing 8th in the 50 meter
backstroke, 9th in the 100 meter backstroke, 9th in the 100 meter
breaststroke, and 10th in the 50th meter breaststroke.

Patterson’s medal wins contributed points to the 3rd place finish by
the girls’ team in the Southern Zone. The North Carolina Zone team placed
4th overall and won the prestigious Sportsmanship Award.