The names on the Hilton Head Island High swim team roster are different. The results, however, are still the same.
Out are two key players that propelled the Seahawks to back-to-back state titles the last two seasons. In are a new crop of seasoned veterans ready to help the Hilton Head High girls keep their place atop South Carolina swimming.
"I think they're really, really hungry for it," second-year coach Mike Lane said. "I think they have a real sense of the reality of the situation. If we do get it, it's probably going to be the hardest title of the three to get."
The undefeated Seahawks (9-0) will go for that third straight title Saturday afternoon in the state meet at 4 p.m. at the Carolina Natatorium in Columbia.
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They will do so without a pair of swimmers who catapulted Hilton Head High to each of its last two titles, as stalwarts Josie Cuda and Reed Penale have since departed for college.
Cuda -- who now swims at Florida State University -- was the S.C. Swim Player of the Year in each of the last two seasons, thanks in part to her consecutive state crowns in the 200 freestyle. She also owns school record times in both the 100 free (53.41 in 2011) and 100 fly (58.26 in 2009).
Joining her in the Seahawks' dominance was Penale, who scored in the top 20 in all of her events, Lane said. Both girls competed in relays for Hilton Head High, leaving Lane with some tough decisions to make in regards to this year's quartets.
He said he plans on deciding who will take part in the relays after seeing who swims the best early on.
"That's a lot of points that we're not getting," Lane said. "We're going to have to make up for it."
Stepping in for the Seahawks to help fill that void is senior Camille Felix, who was named co-MVP of last year's state meet alongside Cuda. Felix is a state champion in the 500 free and has earned a second-place finish in the 200 free.
Joining her in Columbia are fellow seniors Cassie Ley, who competes in the free and breaststroke, and Mary Bolgan, who also takes part in the free.
"We definitely are lighter," Lane said. "We lost key girls last year and we have a smaller team this year. But I think we're in a position to make a run at it and try to earn it again. It's going to take multiple efforts."
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SWIM MEET
Saturday, USC Natatorium, Columbia
Class 4-A, 11 a.m.; Class 3-A 4:15 p.m.
Admission $6, free for 5 and younger
Area athletes qualified for Saturday's state swimming meet at the University of South Carolina Natatorium in Columbia:
Coach: Eric Kemeny
Sebastian Bedon, 200 IM, 100 fly
Patrick Calvo, 200 free, 500 free
John Evans, 200 IM, 100 breast
Andrw Faciszewski, 200 free, 500 free
David Funk, 200 IM, 500 free
Sam Meighan, 200 IM, 100 breast
Jake Minasi, 50 free, 100 back
Drew O'Brien 50 free, 100 free
Nicholas Suaza 100 fly, 500 free
Miles White, 100 back
200 medley relay team (Jake Minasi, John Evans, Sebastian Bedon, Andrew Faciszewski)
200 free relay team (John Evans, David Funk, Miles White, Drew O'Brien)
400 free relay (Jake Minasi, Drew O'Brien, Sebastian Bedon, Andrew Faciszewski)
Danielle Faciszewski, 200 free, 500 free
Charlie Hancock, 200 free, 100 back
Emma Niccolini, 100 fly
Ashleigh Pangilinan, 200 IM, 100 free
Brittany Pangilinan, 100 fly
Alexandria Shaw, 200 free
Madison Wall, 50 free, 100 free
200 free relay team (Ashleigh Pangiliman, Danielle Faciszewski, Charlie Hancock, Madison Wall)
400 free relay team (Danielle Faciszewski, Charlie Hancock, Ashleigh Pangiliman, Madison Wall)
Hilton Head Island
Coach: MIke Lane
Bryan Biggans, 200 freestyle relay
Tristan Cummings, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke, relays
James Hammond, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, relays
Will Mcloud, 200 freestyle relay
Ryann Naddy, 200 IM, 100 breaststroke, relays
Clayton North, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, relays
Alex Reamy, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, relays
Mary Bolgan, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle
Camille Felix, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, relays
Lilla Felix, 200 IM, 100 backstroke, relays
Madison Field, 200 IM, 100 butterfly, relays
Victoria Gill, 200 IM, 100 breaststroke
Lilly Kerr, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle
Karah Kurtz, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke
Cassie Ley, 200 IM, 100 freestyle, relays
Rachel Mangin, 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, relays
Sarah Reamy, 500 freestyle
Makenna Reader, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle
Amelia Rzeczycki, 200 IM, 100 butterfly, relays
Caroline Vaniska, 500 freestyle
Coach: Mary Eklund
Jake Waldron, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle
200 freestyle relay team (Jake Waldron, John Hardin, Stephen Kadas, John Lee, Ryan Ackerman-a, Ryan Bestul-a, Daniel Lee-a)