A total of 18 area swimmers, plus a number of relay teams, have qualified for the District 4 boys and girls swimming championships to be held this weekend at Bloomsburg University.

The boys competition will start at 5 p.m. Friday, with the girls competition being held Saturday at 5 p.m.

Shamokin's Samantha Carpenter is the highest seeded swimmer, where she'll look to defend her gold in the 100-yard breaststroke from the second seed. Carpenter's Shamokin teammate Emily Bridy is seeded sixth in the event.

Shamokin's Josh Scheuren is seeded third in the 500-yard freestyle and fifth in the 200-yard freestyle.

The top seeds in each event with all local qualifiers and times follow:

Boys

200 medley relay - 1. Bloomsburg 1:45.81, 7. Shamokin 1:58.62; 200 freestyle - 1. Joe Malafronte (Danville) 1:50.87, 5. Josh Scheuren (Sham) 1:55.51, 16. Michael Swatski (MCA) 2:08.90; 200 IM - 1. Noah Crawford (Bloom) 2:04.33, 9. Joe Colangelo (Sham) 2:26.09; 50 freestyle - 1. Blake Burlingame (Tow) 22.55, 8. Mike Rodarmel (Sham) 23.83; 100 butterfly - 1. Frank Chen (Athens) 52.58, 24. Darien Craft (Sham) 1:10.64; 100 freestyle - 1. Sam Calhoun (Bloom) 50.13, 13. Rodarmel (Sham) 54.96, 19. K.C. Long (Sham) 58.83, 23. Brian Stefanowicz (Sham) 59.42, 26. Cody Brozostowski (MCA) 59.68, 28. Dexter Haight (Sham) 59.90; 500 freestyle - 1. Hunter Krum (Central) 4:54.84, 3. Scheuren (Sham) 5:19.54; 200 freestyle relay - 1. Bloomsburg 1:32.34, 7. Shamokin 1:40.58; 100 backstroke - 1. Chen (Athens) 54.75, 11. Swatski (MCA) 1:06.99, 16. Stefanowicz (Sham) 1:10.05; 100 breaststroke - 1. Crawford (Bloom) 1:01.90, 10. Colangelo (Sham) 1:12.87; 400 freestyle relay - 1. Bloomsburg 3:25.04, 8. Shamokin 3:58.74.

Girls

200 medley relay - 1. Central Columbia 1:51.84, 6. Shamokin 2:04.65, 9. Mount Carmel 2:18.06; 200 freestyle - 1. Adrianna Grabski (Miff) 1:54.01, 12. Noelle Erickson (Sham) 2:17.83; 200 IM - 1. Caitlin Foley (Lew) 2:15.29; 50 freestyle - 1. Katie Saloky (Central) 24.29, 17. Stef Hile (Sham) 28.83, 18. Mariah Bielski (Sham) 28.84, 21. Evelyn Madrak (Sham) 28.89, 25. Lauren Hause (MCA) 29.00; 100 butterfly - 1. Beth Grazio (Central) 59.53, 6. Emily Bridy (Sham) 1:08.64, 13. Samantha Miscavage (MCA) 1:15.06; 100 freestyle - 1. Grabski (Miff) 51.71; 500 freestyle - 1. Grazio (Central) 5:26.43, 11. Erickson (Sham) 6:02.59, 12. Lauren Giordani (LM) 6:11.68; 200 freestyle relay - 1. Central Columbia 1:41.79, 6. Shamokin 1:56.11, 10. Mount Carmel 2:01.70; 100 backstroke - 1. Foley (Lew) 59.99, 14. Hile (Sham) 1:11.43; 100 breaststroke - 1. Saloky (Central) 1:08.28, 2. Samantha Carpenter (Sham) 1:11.12, 6. Bridy (Sham) 1:16.77, 10. Giordani (LM) 1:19.86; 400 freestyle relay - 1. Central Columbia 3:49.46, 8. Shamokin 4:21.34.