Originally created 07/20/02

Georgia Games notes



TODAY'S STARS

Maggie McEnerney set a state record in the 11- to 12-year old age group also. She won the 1500-meter freestyle in 19 minutes, 17 seconds.

Kyle Diedrich set a state record in the age 11- to 12-year-old age group in the 200-meter butterfly (2:36.60).

TODAY'S EVENTS

BADMINTON: Augusta State University (10 a.m.)

YOUTH BASEBALL: Diamond Lakes, Eisenhower (9 a.m.), Fleming Community Center (10 a.m.)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: May Park, Garrett Gymnasium, WT Johnson, Mprphy Middle School, Glenn Hills Middle School, McDuffie Woods, Bernie Ward Community Center (9 a.m.)

DISC GOLF: Patriots Park (10 a.m.)

EQUESTRIAN: Pine Top Farm (7 a.m.)

JUDO: Patriots Park (10 a.m.)

ROWING: Langley Pond (8 a.m.)

SHOOTING: Pinetucky Gun Club (9 a.m.)

MEN'S SOFTBALL: Diamond Lakes (9 a.m.)

COED SOFTBALL: Diamond Lakes (9 a.m.)

SENIOR SOFTBALL: Fleming Community Center (9 a.m.)

LADIES SOFTBALL: Diamond Lakes (9 a.m.)

YOUTH SWIMMING: Agusta Aquatics Center (9 a.m.)

TABLE TENNIS: Augusta State University (9 a.m.)

TEAM HANDBALL: Cross Creek High School (9 a.m.)

TENNIS: Newman Tennis Center (8 a.m.)

YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD: Cross Creek High School (8 a.m.)

ULTIMATE FRISBEE: Patriots Park (1 p.m.)

VOLLEYBALL: Augusta State University (9 a.m.)

WAKEBOARDING: Savannah River (11:30 a.m.)

WATER SKIING: Lake Olmstead (9 a.m.)

ATHLETE OF THE DAY

NAME: Kyle Diedrich

AGE: 12

SPORT: Swimming

HOMETOWN: Lawrenceville, Ga.

TEAM: Dynamo Swim Club

RESULTS: Diedrich set a national record Wednesday in the age 11-12, 200-meter backstroke (2:16.98), and a state record Thursday in the 200-meter butterfly (2:36.60). He has won seven individual gold medals thus far in the Georgia Games Championships, and competes in several relay events today.

QUOTABLE: On breaking a national record Wednesday: "Just to think you're the fastest in the nation, it's just amazing. It doesn't really come together. I never pictured that I could evolve so highly in swimming. I'm just grateful to be here."

WEATHER

Partly Cloudy, chance of showers

High: 96. Low: 73.