MH girls’ swim team wins state title, boys finish 5th

The Mountain Home High School athletic department will be adding another state championship trophy to its case. The Class 5A State Swim Meet was held at Russellville, and the Lady Bombers came away as state champs.

Mountain Home’s girls ended up 14 points ahead of runner-up Russellville. Little Rock Christian was third. Maddie Lynch finished second in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly, and Nina Thomas was second in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Mountain Home took fifth place on the boys’ side. Russellville was crowned the champion, Lake Hamilton was second, Siloam Springs ended up third, and Benton was fourth. Hudson Pace won the 100-yard breaststroke in school record time and was second in the 200-yard individual medley.

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