Mobile to Host the AHSAA 2014 South Sectional Swim Championship
Nov 21, 2014
MOBILE, Ala. – Mobile is set to host the 2014
AHSAA South Sectional Swimming and Diving Championship, Nov. 21-22, at the
Fredericka G. Evans Cultural Centre on the campus of Bishop State Community
College. In conjunction with the Alabama High School Athletic Association
(AHSAA), the two-day, first-time event was made possible through the efforts of
the Mobile Sports Authority (MSA), the City of Mobile Swim Association (CMSA)
and Bishop State Community College.
swimming and diving have been AHSAA-sanctioned sports since 1960 for boys and
1963 for girls, this year’s South Sectional Championship Meet will be a
first-time event for the AHSAA. It is also the first year the AHSAA has divided
the state into three sections with the three meets serving as qualifiers for the
main state championship meet to be held in Auburn next month.
inaugural South Sectional Championship in Mobile will bring in the state’s second-largest
contingency of the three sectional meets, behind the North Sectional, with 215
athletes coming in from high schools located mainly south of the Montgomery
area. The two other sectional meets will be held in Birmingham and Huntsville,
also on this same weekend. Traveling
with the athletes will be their coaches, families, friends and other supporters.
for all swimmers kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. CT with the finals set to start at
11:30 a.m. CT Saturday. The diving competition is slated for Saturday morning
at 9:05 a.m. CT. For more information, visit www.AHSAA.com.
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