Aiden Hayes Downs David Plummer’s 100 Back Record at Oklahoma 6A State

2019 Oklahoma Boys’ Class 6A State Meet 

  • February 15th-16th, 2019
  • Edmond Schools Aquatic Center, Edmond, Oklahoma.
  • Full results

Norman North High School sophomore Aiden Hayes downed a 100 back record set by future United States Olympian David Plummer to headline the 2019 Oklahoma Boys’ Class 6A State Meet. Hayes went 47.28 to win the race. Plummer, who set his record of 49.32 in 2003, congratulated him via Twitter, and Hayes’ parents posted a video of the race.

The race for second was a tie, with Stillwater’s Gavin Sires and Norman North’s Nathan Tucker both going 53.21. Just behind them was Jenks’ Andrew Truong in 53.37.

With Hayes leading off, Norman North’s 200 medley relay also set a state record. Hayes led off in 21.36, then Jonathan Tang followed in 26.58, Daniel Wilson split22.01, and Nathan Tucker anchored in 21.66 for a final time of 1:31.61. Jenks’ team took second in 1:38.29 and Bartlesville was third in 1:39.43.

Norman senior Caleb Sullivan was the only swimmer under 1:54 in the 200 IM, winning in 1:53.90. Jonathan Tang was second in 1:54.60 and Austin Bick third in 1:55.80.

Hayes added a state record in the 50 free, winning in 20.09. The only other swimmer under :21 was his teammate, Daniel Wilson, going 20.84. Wilson was the only swimmer under :51 in the 100 fly, breaking :50 to go 49.57. In second was Jazz Widney in 51.01, and in third Colin Goddard in 53.39.

Jenks junior Morne Wolmaran and Bartlesville junior Will Englehart got into the closest race of the day, with Wolmaran out-touching Englehart 58.56-58.57 in the 100 breast. Norman’s Caleb Sullivan was just behind in 58.96.

Other winners:

  • Jenks’ Alex Yanchunas won a close 200 freestyle in 1:44.42. In second was Bartlesville Gabe Rolfson in 1:44.58, and in third, Nathan Tucker in 1:44.75. Yanchunas also won the 500 by over six seconds, going 4:40.99.
  • Norman North’s Jonathan Tang was the only swimmer under :46 in the 100 free, winning in 45.74. Edmond’s Max Myers took second in 46.72 and his teammate Noah Froese was third in 48.14.
  • Jenks topped the 200 free relay in 1:27.93, well ahead of second-place finisher Stillwater (1:30.21).

Top 5 Team Scores: 2019 Oklahoma Boys’ Class 6A 

  1. Jenks High School Swim Team – 401
  2. Norman North High School – 295.5
  3. Bartlesville High School – 257
  4. Union High School – 186
  5. Stillwater – 162.5

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Josh Davis

Way to go Aiden!!!

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