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Trojan swimmers triumph at state

MARSHALLTOWN– Another state championship trophy will be going into the case at West High as the Trojans won the 2014 state swimming meet Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Community Y in Marshalltown. West High dominated the 11-event meet with 205 points for the title. Runner-up Cedar Rapids Washington finished with 136 and City High finished in a tie for 19th place with Boone with six points.
West’s 200-yard medley relay (Mark McGlaughlin, Matt Anderson, Carson Miller and Oliver Martin) won in 1:35.94, Aiden Keen won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:40.91 and the 500-yard freestyle in 4:37.48 and McGlaughlin won the 50-yard freestyle in 20.67 and the 100-yard freestyle in 45 seconds. Martin, Will Scott, Miller and Keen took the 200-yard freestyle to the win in 1:25.46 while Keen, Scott, Anderson and McGlaughlin won the 400-yard freestyle in 3:08.43.
The team will lose Miller to graduation this spring.
200-yard medley relay: 1, IC West (Mark McGlaughlin, Matt Anderson, Carson Miller, Oliver Martin), 1:35.94, 32 points.
200-yard freestyle: 1, Aiden Keen, IC West, 1:40.91, 16 points.
200-yard IM: 1, Alex Walton, Muscatine, 1:53.47, 16 points. 9, Anderson, IC West, 1:59.23, 4 points.
50-yard freestyle: 1, McGlaughlin, IC West, 20.67, 16 points. 4, Martin, IC West, 21.62, 11 points. 10, Will Scott, IC West, 21.94, 3 points.
100-yard butterfly: 1, RJ Hemmingsen, Lewis Central, 47.84, 16 points. 3, Martin, IC West, 51.85, 12 points. 12, Miller, IC West, 53.97, one point.
100-yard freestyle: 1, McGlaughlin, IC West, 45.00, 16 points. 7, Scott, IC West, 48.09, 7 points.
500-yard freestyle: 1, Keen, IC West, 4:37.48, 16 points.
200-yard freestyle relay: 1, IC West (Martin, Scott, Miller, Keen), 1:25.46, 32 points.
100-yard backstroke: 1, Walton, Muscatine, 50.59, 16 points.
100-yard breaststroke: 1, Justin Winnett, Johnston, 56.38, 16 points. 7, Anderson, IC West, 59.93, 7 points. 18, Miller, IC West, 1:01.90.
400-yard freestyle relay: 1, IC West (Keen, Scott, Anderson, McGlaughlin), 3:08.43, 32 points.
Team rankings: 1, IC West 205. 2, CR Washington, 136. 3, Valley, West Des Moines, 124.