FSU Commit Clark Downs 100 Fly Record at Nebraska Boys’ States



  1. Creighton Prep 344
  2. Westside 298
  3. Lincoln Southwest 224
  4. Elkhorn South 181
  5. Lincoln East 146.5

The Creighton Prep boys swam to victory at the Nebraska Boys’ High School State Championships. Senior Rush Clark raced to a new Meet Record in prelims of the 100 fly, setting a lifetime best 47.21. He went on to win the final in 47.74. Clark, an FSU commit, put up a lifetime best 49.11 in the 100 back prelims. He won that race as well with a 49.54.

Teammate Daniel Perry was the 200 free champion. Perry dropped over a second from his best in 1:40.73, outpacing Grand Island’s Jonathan Novinski (1:41.57) on the back half. Novinski, a junior, later repeated as 500 free champion in 4:34.61.

Lincoln Southwest’s Tommy Palmer swept the sprints. Palmer was the only man under 21 in the 50 free, winning the race in 20.63. Palmer dropped over a second in the 100 free at this meet. He won the final by over a second in a lifetime best 45.17.

Additional Event Winners

  • Boys 200 medley relay: Westside, 1:32.67
  • Boys 200 IM: Nate Germonprez, Westside, 1:52.08
  • Boys 200 free relay: Creighton Prep, 1:25.56
  • Boys 100 breast: Kael Mlinek, Lincoln Southwest, 56.81
  • Boys 400 free relay: Creighton Prep, 3:04.90

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Carol Glover
1 year ago

Great racing!
Good luck at FSU Rush!
Believe Germonprez is only a freshman.

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