Class 5A swimming is in the books, and Heritage cracked the top five. Heritage High School’s girls swim and dive hit the 5A state championship meet …
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Class 5A swimming is in the books, and Heritage cracked the top
Heritage High School’s girls swim and dive hit the 5A state
championship meet Feb. 13-14 at the EPIC Center in Fort Collins and
took fifth place with 155.5 points, trailing fourth-place Boulder
Arapahoe High School, which took second place in the Centennial
A-League meet this year, took 11th among 5A teams at state, while
the Littleton Lions finished 24th.
Among the aqua Eagles to make a splash in their respective
finals was Michelle Patton in the 100 backstroke. She finished with
a silver medal in the event. Coming in behind Cherry Creek’s Bonnie
Brandon, who set a new state record, Patton took second with a time
of 56.05 seconds.
Heritage’s Julie Widmann took fifth in the 50 freestyle with her
time of 24.22 seconds. Creek’s Brandon also won that event.
Among the Eagles relay teams, Heritage took sixth in the 200
freestyle relay with 1 minute, 39.69 seconds, a fraction of a
second behind Rampart. In the 400 free relay, Heritage took fourth
with 3:33.46 behind third-place Fairview.
The Eagles also took sixth in the 200 medley relay with 1:49.68,
behind fifth-place Monarch.
For the Warriors, their best event was diving. In the 1-meter
diving finals, Beth Ambrozic of Arapahoe was third place with
430.10 points, behind silver medaler Mady Indmire of ThunderRidge.
In fourth place, diver Dani Howe booked 414.65 for the
Cherry Creek won the 5A title. It was the Bruins’ fifth
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