Jeffco swimmers in state action

Staff report
Posted 2/18/20

Jefferson County athletes were well-represented in the 3A and 5A girls state finals swim meet, Feb. 14 and 15 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. The 4A meet began this week, after …

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Jeffco swimmers in state action

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Jefferson County athletes were well-represented in the 3A and 5A girls state finals swim meet, Feb. 14 and 15 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. The 4A meet began this week, after print deadline.

In 3A, the Evergreen girls won their second straight state title, starting off strong with the team win in the 200 medley relay, and continued that dominance, with another big win in the 400-free relay.

D’Evelyn’s 200 medley team took ninth. Green Mountain’s team took 24th.

Remi Gucker of Evergreen took 3rd in the 200-free, followed by Alexandria Ouellette in fifth.

A total of four Jeffco swimmers made the top-10 in the 50-free race. Junior Caitlin Smith of Evergreen, and freshman Ava Anderson of D’Evelyn tied for third place in that event.

Two Green Mountain divers, Lucy Meinert (11th) and Emily Kruse (19th) represented the top Jeffco divers.

In the 200 freestyle relay, Green Mountain’s team took fourth, edging out Evergreen’s fifth-place squad.

In 5A action, Ralston Valley can boast a state champion in diving, in Izzy Gregersen. Junior RV breaststroke swimmer Anslee Dickerson just cracked the top 10.

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