Kang wins two events at State as Hornets finish eighth


LITTLE ROCK — Minki Kang earned State titles in two individual events, Chandler Reep picked up a medal, while Justin Combs and Scott Mead captured medals in diving to highlight the work of the Bryant Hornets at the Class 7A/6A State swimming and diving meet at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday.

In addition, Kang joined Andrew Ball, Trace Rhode and Ray Weldon on a medal-winning performance in the 200-yard freestyle relay.

The Hornets, despite a disqualification in the 200 medley relay, accumulated 126 points to finish eighth in the 32-team field, which included the competing teams of the 5A-1A division. Bentonville won the team title with 409 points. Little Rock Central was second with 260 followed by host Little Rock Catholic (234), Fort Smith Southside (181), Springdale Har-Ber (146), Rogers Heritage (135) and Conway (127).

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