The 2020 Wyoming High School Boys’ Swimming and Diving State Championships are Thursday through Saturday in Laramie.

The Laramie High School Pool hosts the Class 3A Championships Thursday and Friday, followed by the Class 4A Championships Friday and Saturday.

CLASS 3A:

Teams Participating = Buffalo, Cody, Douglas, Kemmerer, Lander, Lyman, Newcastle, Powell, Rawlins, Riverton, Sublette County, Worland

Defending Champ = Lander (seeking 24th consecutive title)

Returning/Defending Event Champs = 200 medley relay – Lander; 200 freestyle – Nick Kulow, Lander; 200 IM – Jonny Kulow, Lander; Diving – Preston Plaisted, Lander; 100 freestyle – Jonny Kulow, Lander; 500 freestyle – Nick Kulow, Lander; 200 free relay – Rawlins; 100 backstroke – Richard Spann, Powell; 400 free relay - Lander

Schedule = Thursday: Diving Prelims & Semis, 2 p.m.; Swim Prelims, approx. 3:30 p.m.; Friday: Finals, 10 a.m.

Lander Soph. Jonny Kulow sets two new 3A state records. First in the 100 freestyle of 44.69 seconds breaking the old record of 45.94 from 1998 by Jake Rehard. His second came in the backstroke with a new time of 50.75 seconds, which eclipsed the old mark of 53.01 by Terry Rolfe in 2008.

Lander sets a new 3A state record in the 200 freestyle relay of 1:27.15 breaking the previous record of 1:28.07 by Rawlins in 1996.

FINAL RESULTS WILL BE POSTED WITH MORE OF A RECAP AND IN-DEPTH STORY IN A SEPARATE POST.

CLASS 4A:

Teams Participating = Campbell County, Cheyenne Central, Cheyenne East, Cheyenne South, Evanston, Green River, Kelly Walsh, Laramie, Natrona County, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Thunder Basin

Defending Champ = Laramie (seeking a 3-peat)

Returning/Defending Event Champs = 200 medley relay – Kelly Walsh; 200 IM – Max DeYoung, Laramie; 200 free relay – Laramie; 100 backstroke – Max DeYoung, Laramie; 100 breaststroke – Kellen Chadderdon, Kelly Walsh; 400 free relay – Laramie

Schedule = Friday: Diving Prelims & Semis, 3:30 p.m.; Swim Prelims, approx. 5 p.m.; Saturday: Finals, 10 a.m.

Pool records were set by Kellen Chadderdon from Kelly Walsh and Max DeYoung from Laramie in the preliminary round.

FINAL RESULTS WILL BE POSTED WITH MORE OF A RECAP AND IN-DEPTH STORY IN A SEPARATE POST.

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