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Fairview’s Layton Sealman competes in the 100 yard breaststroke during the Colorado State 5A Boys Swimming Championships on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center in Thornton, Colo.


200 medley relay — Legacy (Jack Tran, Max Kulbida, Kyle Raskay, Tegan Barrier): The Lightning relay swam the second-fastest time in the state, going 1:31.02 in taking runner-up at the Class 5A championships.

200 freestyle — James Story, Fr., Silver Creek: The uber-talented freshman took second in the event at the 4A state tournament, going 1:43.95. He was also third in the 100 freestyle and led two relays to third-place finishes.

200 individual medley — Sam White, Jr., Legacy: The first-team all-state swimmer took bronze in the event at state, going 1:51.40. It was the fifth-fastest time in the state this past season.

50 free — Tegan Barrier, Jr., Legacy: He took bronze in the event at state and also had a sixth-place finish in the 100 freestyle, helping lead the Lightning to a third-place finish. He also anchored their state-winning 200 freestyle relay.

Diving — Jacob Dowlin, Sr., Silver Creek: Jacob finished seventh in 4A dive, while his brother Joshua took eighth. The senior’s final dive score was 399.80.

100 butterfly — Kyle Raskay, Sr., Legacy: The swimmer of the year won a state title in the 200 free relay and had runner-up finishes in the 50 free, 100 fly and 200 medley relay.

100 freestyle — Layton Sealman, So., Fairview: The breakout sophomore finished third in the event at state, going 46.11. He also finished fourth in the breaststroke.

500 freestyle — James Kershaw, So., Fairview: Kershaw had the 15th-best time in the state, going 4:47.55 at the state meet.

200 freestyle relay — Legacy (Kyle Raskay, Aidan Shepston, Sam White, Tegan Barrier): The four led Legacy to the fastest time in the state at 1:23.02 en route to the program’s first relay state title.

100 backstroke — Gavin Keogh, Fr., Monarch: The Coyotes freshman finished sixth in the event at state, posting the state’s 10th-fastest time of the season at 51.55. He and fellow freshman Ethan DiFronzo have the Monarch program on the rise.

100 breaststroke — Max Kulbida, Sr., Legacy: Kulbida was a part of the team’s 200 medley relay runner-up finish and scored more state points in the 200 IM and breaststroke. In the breaststroke, he finished 12th with a time of 58.17.

400 free relay — Legacy (Sam White, Aidan Shepston, Tegan Barrier, Kyle Raskay): The relay had the third-fastest time of the season earlier in the year at 3:06.11 and finished third at the state meet.

Coach of the year — Debbie Stewart, Silver Creek: The coach that makes the most of depth over top-end talent, led the Raptors to a runner-up finish in 4A. The Raptors finished inside the top 20 at 25 different spots.


Evan Baker, Jr., Fairview; Lucas Becker, Sr., Broomfield; Camden Burke, Sr., Fairview; Julian Champlin, Sr., Fairview; Stephen Codevilla, So., Silver Creek; Luke Corson, Jr., Monarch; Dylan Covington, Sr., Monarch; Ethan DiFronzo, Fr., Monarch; Joshua Dowlin, Jr., Silver Creek; Blake Frese, So., Broomfield; Rhys Gibson, Fr., Broomfield; Riley Glass, So., Broomfield; Jake Gutru, Sr., Silver Creek; Cal Hammond, Jr., Fairview; Jeremy Hansen, Sr., Fairview; Hudson Kammerer, Jr., Silver Creek;

Drew Lebsack, Sr., Fairview; Luke Leoni, Jr., Boulder; Joseph Lev-Tov, Jr., Fairview; Colton Lewis, So., Boulder; Jack Lingbeck, Jr, Broomfield; Brandon Lis, Sr., Silver Creek; Matthew Martino, Fr. , Monarch; Alek Matyjewicz, Sr., Silver Creek; Teagan Mayer, Sr., Boulder; Owen McClain, Sr., Broomfield; Nathan McCracken, So., Broomfield; Ian McLeod, Sr., Monarch;

Daisuke Nakashima, Fr., Legacy; Chay Ngampatipatpong, Fr., Silver Creek; Thomas Nguyen, Jr., Legacy; Kai Parker, Jr., Boulder; Ryan Shaffer, Sr., Monarch; Nathaniel Starbuck, Jr., Silver Creek; Roman Tagliola, Fr., Boulder; Patrick Vo, Sr., Monarch; Levi Walker, So., Silver Creek; Evan Welding, Jr., Silver Creek; Sean Wyatt, Jr., Silver Creek.

Silver Creek High School's James Story ...
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Silver Creek High School’s James Story swims in the 200 Yard Freestyle during Class 4A State Swimming Championships at the Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center in Thornton on Friday, May 13, 2022. (Matthew Jonas/Staff Photographer)