Archive for Wednesday, January 23, 2008

FSHS 4th, LHS 6th at Topeka Invitational

January 23, 2008


— Free State Nolan Frank won the 100-yard backstroke, and Lawrence High's Skyler Criswell placed second in one-meter diving Tuesday at the Topeka Invitational swimming and diving meet.

The Firebirds placed fourth in the nine-team meet, and the Lions finished sixth.

Shawnee Mission East won with 595 points, followed by Blue Valley North with 471, Olathe South with 301 and Free Sate with 222. Lawrence High totaled 173 points.

Mitch Moore added a third-place finish for Free State in the 100 butterfly, and Lawrence High's Alex Boyer placed fourth in the 100 freestyle.

Lawrence's High's 200 freestyle relay team of Walter Summers, Will Pendleton, Zach Henderson and Boyer placed fifth, and Free State's 400 freestyle relay team of Julian McCafferty, Alec Wroten, Kendall Harris and Moore too fifth.

Both the Lions and Firebirds will compete in the Sunflower League meet Feb. 1-2 in Olathe. The state meet is Feb. 15-16 in Topeka.


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