Girls Varsity Swimming · Benton sophomore Kairschner wins two events in state meet

Benton sophomore Ellie Kairschner won two events in Division II in the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Swim Meet last week at the SPAR Aquatic Center in Sulphur.

Kairschner, who was named Division II Female Swimmer of the Meet, won the 100-yard butterfly and the 100 backstroke.

Her time in the 100 fly was 58.19 seconds. Brianna Serrett of Alexandria Senior High finished second in 58.27. Kairschner swam the 100 back in 59.20, edging Gabriella Fouchi of St. Scholastica by .03.