Class 3-A Swimming: Lander Valley’s Lady Tigers win third State Championship in a row; Riverton 9th

(Laramie, Wyo.) – The Lander Valley Lady Tigers won their third straight Class A State Swimming Championship Saturday in Laramie, with another overwhelming performance. The Lady Tigers rolled u p 279 points to easily outdistance second place Powell with 172. Riverton finished the meet in ninth place.

Lander Valley’s 200 Yard Medley Relay team (Olivia Fowler, McKenzieLilygren, Anastasia Cornale and Molly Fehringer) set a new 3A state record in the preliminaries, with a time of 1 minute 51.00 seconds.

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The Lady Tigers’ Cornale was named the Athlete of the Meet. Cornale won two individual events and was on two winning relays. Coach of the Year honors went to Shawna Morgan of LVHS.

Riverton’s Jose Dike was the champion in the 100 Yard Freestyle.

See the individual results below

2018 Lander Valley Girls 400 yard Freestyle Relay state champs on the podium. Photo h/t Mike Lilygren
Josie Dike, Riverton Wolverines, was the state champion in the 100 yard freestyle. Photo h/t Ernie Over

200 yard freestyle

1 Fowler, Olivia  LANDER 2:03.57

2 Dike, Josie  RIVERTON 2:06.08

7 Gose, Lily LANDER 2:09.93 

200 Yard Intermediate
2 Koch, Ashlon LANDER 2:19.80  

3 Lilygren, McKenzie LANDER 2:20.06  

7 McPherson, Makayla LANDER 2:26.61  

8 Harris, Noelle LANDER 2:28.68  

50 Yard Freestyle
7 Brown, Leah LANDER 26.05  

9 Fehringer, Molly LANDER 26.24

One Meter Diving
5 Pierson, Elizabeth RIVERTON 305.75  

100 Yard Butterfly

1 Cornale, Anastasia LANDER   58.73   

6 McPherson, Makayla LANDER   1:06.62   

8 Harris, Noelle LANDER  1:07.59  

10 Fisher, Katie RIVERTON 1:09.15  

100 yard Freestyle
1 Dike, Josie RIVERTON   55.08  

7 Harms, Anja LANDER  57.73  

12 Fehringer, Molly SR LANDER  59.58 

500 Yard Freestyle

1 Cornale, Anastasia  LANDER   5:25.20  

2 Koch, Ashlon  LANDER   5:45.15  

8 Gose, Lily  LANDER   5:53.67

200 Yard Freestyle Relay
2 LANDER  1:43.58

9 RIVERTON 1:50.97  

     1) Osborne, Michaela 2) Fisher, Katie 3) Ridgley, Winter 4) Dike, Josie
100 Yard Backstroke

1 Fowler, Olivia LANDER 1:00.56  

4 Brown, Leah LANDER 1:05.65  

7 McPherson, Kristen LANDER 1:06.91 

100 Yard Breaststroke
3 Lilygren, McKenzie  LANDER  1:09.34  

400 Yard Freestyle Relay

1 LANDER 3:43.69  

     1) Fowler, Olivia 2) Gose, Lily 3) Koch, Ashlon 4) Cornale, Anastasia
7 RIVERTON 4:04.28  

     1) Osborne, Michaela 2) Fisher, Katie 3) Ridgley, Winter 4) Dike, Josie JR

Team Scores:

1. Lander Valley  – 279 (Third Consecutive State Title)

2. Powell – 172

3. Buffalo – 154

4. Lyman – 139

5. Worland – 137

6. Jackson – 110

7. Sublette County – 92

8. Cody – 77

9. Riverton – 64

10. Douglas – 54

11. Kemmerer – 50

12. Newcastle – 32

13. Rawlins – 16

To see all the results from Class 3A click here.

Photos below h/t  Ernie Over

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