The Regis Jesuit boys 200 medley relay also broke the overall CHSAA record.
Pueblo County freshman John Plutt won the 100 fly, shedding over 2 seconds off his prelims time of 52.43 to post a 50.26
The Colorado High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) Boys 4A State Championships on Saturday, May 19th ended in dramatic fashion when a disqualification due to a suit violation left Discovery Canyon, which was leading by 20 points going into the last event, finishing 2nd by 8 points.
A three-time Florida High School Coach of the Year has been removed from his swimming coach and teaching positions and is under school police investigation, per local newspapers.
16-year-old Carson Foster of the Mason Manta Rays passed veteran Matt Grevers on the fourth 50 to grab 3rd in the 200 back. Foster’s 2:00.60 was his fastest ever in-season swim
Bacon recently competed at the Irish Open, where she went a best time of 1:00.09 in the 100 back. It was her first time competing, or traveling, out of the country
Zoie Hartman also blasted an incredible 1:55.95 to win the 200 IM, although that time was still a ways off Ella Eastin’s meet record of 1:54.31.
Wichita-East defended their title with a total of 284 points, holding off Lawrence Free State which finished with 261 points, and Shawnee Mission-East, which tallied 256.5 points.
St. Thomas Aquinas won the overall team trophy, finishing with 289 points. Kapaun Mt. Carmel was hot on their heels and finished 2nd with 285 points, while Bishop Carroll took 3rd with 201 points.
Jack Moranetz (D’Evelyn) broke the 100 breast record, posting a 55.83 to come in just under the previous mark of 56.00.
Regis Jesuit senior Elijah Warren scared the CHSAA 5A state record in the 100 breast with a 54.76.
Taylor Ruck went head-to-head with reigning world champion Simone Manuel in Indy this weekend and didn’t flinch, taking the lead early and not giving an inch
Future Missouri Tiger Megan Keil scared her own state record in the prelims of the 50 free Friday morning, clocking a 22.83 and taking the top seed in finals by a second-and-a-half.
There were also 4 other events in which the top finisher came within half a second of the meet record going into Saturday’s finals session.
Lexie Shelton, who entered the meet as the top seed in both the 500 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, has thus far held her position in both races.