Silver Creek wins 4A Boys State Swimming Championship
The Raptors won the tag team title in the State Boys Class 4A Swimming and Diving Competition.
THORNTON, Colorado – Another state championship is on the books!
The boys’ swim season ended Friday at the Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center with the State Class 4A competition.
Silver Creek returned home with the tag team title accumulating 314 points overall, 7 ahead of runner-up Cheyenne Mountain, who led to the final.
George Washington’s Xavier Hill stood out individually, winning two events in the 50 freestyle (20.80) and the 100 freestyle (46.11).
“It feels really good,” Hill said. “Watching my teammates and coaches applaud. It’s a really great feeling.”
D’Evelyn won the first event of the day, as the 200 QN relay team of Ryan Skrzekut, Andrew Carlson, Nathan Whittenburg and Drew Aparicio won in 1: 35.31.
The Cheyenne Mountain 200 free relay team of Ethan Carr, Davis McKellop, Xander Taylor and Raglan Ward won in 1: 27.49.
The final event of the competition, the 400 freestyle relay, was won by Taylor Wagner, Adam Pannell, Chance Ricca and Andrew McGill of Discovery Canyon in 3: 09.81.
- Chance Ricca of Discovery Canyon won the 200 freestyle in 1: 41.86
- Baylor Lewis of Greeley West won the 200 IM in 1: 50.83
- Jack Ryan of Denver North won the dive with 671. 65 points overall, knocking out the rest of the field by 219.80 points.
- Ian Haneke of Wheat Ridge won the 100 butterfly in 51.66
- George Washington’s Tristan McFarland won the 500 freestyle in 4: 37.97
- Shea Card of Glenwood Springs won the 100m backstroke in 49.95
- Andrew Carlson of D’Evelyn won the 100 breaststroke in 55.46
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