Dalton High School swimmer Ethan Young earned a spot at this upcoming weekend’s Speedo Winter Junior National Championships with a win Saturday at Georgia Tech in the Georgia State meet in the 100 backstroke. Young, a sophomore for the Catamounts who swam for the Carpet Capital Aquatics Club at Tech, won the race with a time of 49 seconds, 54 hundreths.
Other CCAC swimmers reaching the finals at state were Taylor Mathis, Bryant Mathis and Allen Trejo.
• Matthew Tankersley finished second at 106 pounds to lead Dalton at the Brett Warren Invitational wrestling tournament at Dade County on Saturday.
Other placers for the Catamounts were Brian Nunez (third, 138) and Werner Braun (fourth, 170).