Boys Varsity Swimming · Boys’ Swimming Takes District Title, Sweeps Awards


  Place Points
Valley High School 1st 483
Johnston High School 2nd 469
Lincoln High School 3rd 268
Lewis Central High School 4th 205
Grinnell Community High School 5th 196
Abraham Lincoln High School 6th 109
Atlantic High School 7th 98
Des Moines Hoover High School 8th 76

Valley pulled out a close battle with Johnston for the team title. Additionally, Valley swimmer Luke Johnson was named swimmer of the meet and Valley was named the coaching staff of the meet.

200 Medley Relay – 1st: Johnston (C. Phillips, Olson, G. Phillips, Storey) 1:37.60; 2nd: Valley (Li, C. Copple, Shaner, L. Johnson) 1:37.88 (Qualified for State)

200 Free – 1st: Elmore (Valley) 1:45.80 (Qualified for State); 2nd: Wallace (Valley) 1:46.55 (Qualified for State); 9th: K. Copple 1:50.81

200 IM – 1st: G. Phillips (Johnston) 1:58.00; 2nd: Li (Valley) 2:02.29 (Qualified for State); 3rd: Codel (Valley) 2:03.19 (Qualified for State); 4th: Dinkin (Valley) 2:03.92

50 Free – 1st: L. Johnson (Valley) 21.63 (Qualified for State); 4th: Shaner (Valley) 22.59; 9th: Bratz (Valley) 23.54

100 Fly – 1st: Shaner (Valley) 52.89 (Qualified for State); 3rd: Codel (Valley) 53.43 (Qualified for State); 4th: Bratz (Valley) 54.33

100 Free – 1st: L. Johnson (Valley) 48.41 (Qualified for State); 4th: DeJong (Valley) 50.11; 9th: Mills (Valley) 51.28

500 Free – 1st: Elmore (Valley) 4:46.31 (Qualified for State); 2nd: Wallace (Valley) 4:49.31 (Qualified for State); 6th: K. Copple (Valley) 5:00.44

200 Free Relay – 1st: Johnston (Storey, McGaughy, Gjoraas, Kaster) 1:30.66; 2nd: Valley (L. Johnson, Mills, Li, Codel) 1:31.69 (Qualified for State)

100 Back – 1st: Overton (Johnston) 52.63; 4th: Mills (Valley) 57.73; 5th: DeJong (Valley) 57.75; 7th: P. Johnson (Valley) 1:00.10

100 Breast – 1st: C. Copple (Valley) 1:01.40 (Qualified for State); 2nd: Li (Valley) 1:02.25 (Qualified for State); 5th: Dinkin (Valley) 1:04.11

400 Free Relay – 1st: Valley (Wallace, DeJong, Shaner, Elmore) 3:15.03 (Qualified for State)