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Julia Poole named NCHSAA Top Performer

CHAPEL HILL— Julia Poole of Middle Creek High School and Connor Blandford of Corinth Holders High School has been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel with Jersey Mike’s Subs®. 

Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators. 

Poole broke the NCHSAA state record in the 200 Individual Medley and finished first in the 100 Breaststroke to claim State Champion titles in both events. She also aided Middle Creek’s 400 Freestyle Relay team to a third place finish and swam on the 200 Medley Relay. Poole, a junior, rounded out her NCHSAA Women’s 4A High School State Swimming Championship performance as the Most Outstanding Female Swimmer.