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Chaparral swimmer crowned state champion in 500 freestyle

GRAND JUNCTION - Chaparral senior Carter Griffin finished first in the 500 freestyle at the 5A Boys Swimming State Championship.
The meet was held on Saturday May 18 at El Pomar Natatorium in Grand Junction. Carter swims for Ponderosa High School's swim team.
During the meet, Highlands Ranch's team came in 7th place, Ponderosa came in 11th place, and Douglas County High School rounded out the top twenty.
Here are the highlights:
-Highlands Ranch placed third in the 200 medley relay
-In the 200 freestyle, Carter Griffin came in second place and Nathan Mueller- a ThunderRidge junior, who swims on Highlands Ranch HS's team- came in third place.
-Gabriele Sasia- a junior at Mountain Vista High School, who swims on Highlands Ranch HS's swim team- came in 5th in the 100 butterfly.
-John Jenner- a senior at Castle View High School, who swims on Douglas County High School's team- came in sixth place in the 100 freestyle.
-Again, Carter Griffin won the 500 freestyle and Nathan Mueller took second place.
-Finally in the 400 free relay, Highlands Ranch came in 7th place.
June 1, 2013 | By Anonymous | Category: Communications

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