Highland Park brought back trophies for two team titles from the Class 5A Region III meet over the weekend in Frisco.
Highland Park will send 12 swimmers to the UIL state meet after winning both the boys and girls team titles at the Class 5A Region III meet on Feb. 3 in Frisco.
At regionals, the Blue Wave had 25 swimmers qualify for finals and 14 place in the top eight. The state meet is slated for Feb. 16-17 in Austin, where the HP boys won the team championship a year ago.
This year, five boys qualified for state in individual events, including Felix Van Cauwelaert, who won a regional title in the 200 freestyle and was second in the 500 freestyle. Other qualifiers include Ethan Nguyen (50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke), Henry Wang (200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke), Omar Hmimy (100 freestyle), and Peter Paulus (100 breaststroke).