“Higley Swimming Program makes giant gains in 2018 Season”
By: Aubrey Ewing
Swimmers Compete in Their Last Meet of the Season
On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Higley Swim and Dive competed in their last dual meet of the season. The swimmers went against Gilbert High School and Marcos De Niza High School at McClintock High School. The boys’ team got 1st place, and the girls’ team got 2nd place. Congratulations on a great meet Knights!
Congratulations to the Junior Varsity team on a great last meet. They have had a great season. Way to go swimming Knights!
Varsity Swim competes in Their Last Invite of the Season
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Higley Swim competed in their last invitational of the season. It took place at Chandler High School. Many swimmers got their best times, some swimmers medaled, and some qualified for State, which is on November 2nd. Congratulations swimmers on a great season!
The State Swim Team Makes a Splash!
On Friday, November 2, 2018, Higley High’s state swim team competed in the state competition, at Skyline High School. Some of the swimmers qualified for the finals on Saturday, November 3rd. The Boy’s 200 Freestyle Relay medaled at state, with a 3rd place win! The relay’s members are Jaxson Scown, Ryan Walters, Carson Sundem, and Keaton Van Gieson. They will be headed to the Meet of Champions, which is the championship meet for all three divisions. Congratulations on an amazing season, Swim State Team!
The state dive team competed well too. On Thursday, November 1, 2018, dive competed in their state competition. Congratulations to Caleb Lamoreaux for placing 5th, Tanner Day for placing 7th, and Drew Martinez for placing 11th. In addition, congratulations to Miles Whiting, Maddie Ferrell, Sophia Hanning, and Madelyn Scheerhorn for all making prelims. Congratulations on an amazing season, Dive State Team.
Congratulations to all of the swimmers and divers on the state teams. They had an amazing season. Way to represent Higley well. Go Knights!
The Meet of Champions Team finishes the season!
On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, Higley had 4 swimmers compete in the Meet of Champions. Congratulations to the Boy’s 200 Freestyle Relay for competing. Swimmers, Carson Sundem, Jaxson Scown, Ryan Walters, and Keaton Van Gieson, swam in the relay, and represented Higley well. Congratulations for placing 6th in the entire state of Arizona. Well done, on a fantastic season! Go Knights!