"I am so unbelievably proud of every single one of the girls on this team."

EL DORADO — The McPherson high swim team competed in the AVCTL Division II-III-IV championships on Saturday in El Dorado and came away with a fourth place team finish. The Bullpups were without their Smoky Valley and Moundridge swimmers, who are not eligible to compete in league with the team.

Megan Cutting led McPherson with a first place finish in the 100 breaststroke and second in the 200 individual medley. Maize South was the overall team winner with 506 points, with Andover second at 353 and Winfield third at 286. Mac finished with 233 points and now wait to see who qualifies for the state meet.

"I am so unbelievably proud of every single one of the girls on this team," said Abby Bradstreet, McPherson coach. " They have worked all season and it definitely shows in all of the amazing time drops we had today. Now it is a waiting game to see who will get into the state meet and what they will be swimming but, I know we are all excited to be heading to Topeka with many different events next weekend."

Below are McPherson's results in the league meet:

200 medley relay – 3. MHS (Leaf, Starkel, Cutting, Cooks), 2:07.04.

200 freestyle – 13. Mierkiewicz, 2:31.50. 16. Moyer, 2:50.73. 21. Casebeer, 2:59.37.

200 individual medley – 2. Cutting, 2:21.36. 10. Starkel, 2:46.81. 16. Wiens, 3:16.29

50 freestyle – 7. Leaf, 27.95. 11. Cooks, 29.34. 12. Williams, 29.69. 26. Wiens, 36.65.

100 butterfly – 12. Vincent, 1:25.35. 13. Vontz, 1:25.93. 15. Moore, 1:27.28.

100 freestyle – 13. Cooks, 1:07.70. 14. Hubbard, 1:09.72. 22. Soukup, 1:18.85.

500 freestyle – 9. Mierkiewicz, 7:00.02. 11. Moore, 7:16.72. 15. Moyer, 8:04.37.

200 freestyle relay – 4. MHS (Leaf, Cooks, Williams, Cutting), 1:53.35.

100 backstroke – 4. Leaf, 1:10.70. 8. Hubbard, 1:16.16. 13. Williams, 1:21.79. 17. Lawrence, 1:26.08.

100 breaststroke –1. Cutting, 1:12.13. 9. Starkel, 1:22.79. 18. Vontz, 1:33.68. 22. Soukup, 1:38.34.

400 freestyle relay – 7. MHS (Williams, Mierkiewicz, Hubbard, Starkel), 4:40.86.