The waters have receded for yet another girls high school swim season. And as a team Arapahoe had the most success. Arapahoe High School girls swim …
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The waters have receded for yet another girls high school swim
And as a team Arapahoe had the most success.
Arapahoe High School girls swim and dive finished seventh at the
Class 5A state girls swim championship meet Feb. 12 at the EPIC
Center in Fort Collins with 117 points, while cross-town rival
Heritage took 13th with 74 points.
The Warriors had several swimmers in the finals of their
respective events. Sophomore Emily Mayo had a great outing in the
200-yard freestyle with a fourth-place finish and a time of 1
minute, 53.73 seconds. She also earned the bronze medal in the 500
free with 5:05.38 as her time.
Bayley Krell also had a good showing in the 100 breaststroke
where she booked a time of 1:07.46 for fifth place. Teammate
Miranda Reetz, a sophomore stopped her clock at 1:08.47 for eighth
place in that event.
In the 200-yard medley relay, senior Morgan Turley, Krell,
senior Alyssa Countway and Reetz earned seventh place for Arapahoe
Turley also finished 12th place in the 100 backstroke and 13th
in the 100 butterfly.
Countway, Reetz, Mayo and junior Bridget Louis took 12th as
Arapahoe’s 200 free relay team. In the 400 free relay, Mayo,
Countway, senior Tasha Pfeiffer and Turley took ninth with
Heritage’s heavy roster of talent had quite a few bright spots
having climbed out of the preliminaries at the sate swim meet. The
Eagles’ best result was a sixth place finish in the 400-yard
freestyle relay, credited to freshman Mary Hinton, freshman
Samantha Chacon, junior Kassy Brisch and junior Karen Spofford who
together booked a time of 3 minutes, 38.30 seconds.
In the 200-yard medley relay, the Eagles foursome of Brisch,
Spofford, senior Catherine Hill and senior Catherine Smith took
eighth place with a time of 1:51.22.
Brisch was also eighth in the 50 freestyle with 24.44, and she
was 13th in the 100 backstroke with 59.62.
Hinton was 10th place in the 500 free with 5:11.35 on the
In the 1-meter diving event, junior Kennah Knowles scored 330.95
points to finish in 13th place.
Heritage’s times in the 200 free relay was good enough to finish
in eighth place, but the foursome was disqualified.
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