Ten Pflugerville ISD swimmers advanced to the 2020 UIL Swimming and Diving State Championships Feb. 14-15 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Weiss High School junior Ana Herceg captured her third and fourth gold medals since her freshman year. Herceg won gold in the girls Class 5A 200-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle. Herceg previously won gold in the 200 free in 2018 and 2019, and also took silver medals in the 500 free the past two years.
Pflugerville High School junior Rylee Worley advanced to the state finals in the Class 5A 200 freestyle. Worley took sixth place in a time of 1:55.62.
PHS sophomore Paisley Tramp advanced to the Class 5A finals in the girls 100-yard backstroke, finishing sixth in a time of 58.38.
PHS sent eight qualifiers to state, including senior Justin Schaefer, who competed in four events. Hendrickson and Weiss each had one swimmer at the state championship meet.