9th Annual Twin Challenge Champs

The What: 9th Annual Twin Challenge Meet

The Where: Central Aquatic Center

The When: November 16, 2018; 7 PM

The Twin Challenge is a deep-rooted competition.


The Kennesaw Mountain Mustangs team up with Campbell High School, to take on teams from Duluth and Peachtree Ridge.

If you're wondering what this meet is about...it's about rivalry. Coach David Reason and his brother, Coach Jim Reason are twins. They're also competitive. Coach Jonathan Laird of Campbell and his brother Jeremy Laird of Peachtree Ridge, also coach teams. So with that said...this meet is held not only for the swimmers and divers, but for brother to beat brother.

The competition was fierce, and the energy was high. Each team swam well and many of the races were very close. The meet ended with the Mustang women taking third place, behind Duluth by 25 points. The Mustang men came out on top, beating Peachtree Ridge by 17 points. Overall the Kennesaw Mountain Mustangs came out on top...beating second place Duluth by 24 points.

Highlights of the event include the KMHS men winning the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1 minute and 34 seconds. Zach Lowe won the 200 Freestyle (1:50.21, Brett Reason won the 50 Freestyle (22.32), and Aiden Sherlock and Connor Haigh each won the 100 Freestyle (52.00), and 100 Breastroke ( 1:02.01) respectively.

The KMHS women won the 200 yards medley relayin 1.59.29. Addie Rose Bullock clinched the 100 backstroke in 58.45, while Gabby Auerbach took the 200 Freestyle with a time of 1:09.13.

Kennesaw also won the men's diving event, with Karsten Dixon winning the event by obtaining a 6-Dive score of 315.50 and Braden Hester finishing second with a 214.25.


Place School Points
1 Duluth 227
2 Campbell 209
2 Kennesaw Mountain 202
2 Peachtree Ridge 144
Total: 782


Place School Points
1 Kennesaw Mountain 233
2 Peachtree Ridge 216
2 Duluth 184
2 Campbell 144
Total: 777


Place School Points
1 Kennesaw Mountain 435
2 Duluth 411
2 Peachtree Ridge 360
2 Campbell 353
Total: 1,559

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