Congratulations to U-High state swimming champion - Hannah Boyd!
Hannah, a freshman, finished 1st in the 200 yard freestyle (1:49.44) and in the 500 yard freestyle (4:53.31) after the first day of preliminaries. During the finals on Saturday, she won the 200 yard freestyle and placed 3rd in the 500 yard freestyle (4:52.39). Her 1st place finish time of 1:49.05 in the 200 yard freestyle made her the 6th state champion in Pantagraph area history!
U-High placed 15th overall. In the preliminary round, Brie Hines placed 13th in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:06.21), Emma Ronczkowski placed 14th in the 500 yard freestyle (5:02.63), and Meagan McManus was 38th in the 100 yard freestyle (53.48).
The Pioneers also claimed 14th in the 200 medley relay, Kira Webster, Brie, Elizabeth Madison, Hannah (1:48.06), 16th in the 400 freestyle relay, Hannah, Liz, Emma, Brie (3:33.70) and 18th in the 200 freestyle relay, Liz, Jennifer Toca, Danielle Ludwig, Meagan McManus (1:38.87).
Congratulations to all of all swimmers and divers on making it to the state tournament. We also have to thank Coach Ryan Burroughs and his assistants for the leadership they provide. Way to go Pioneers!