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West High boys swim to second place at IHSAA district meet

IOWA CITY– The swimming Trojans of Iowa City West High placed second Saturday in a Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) District Meet held at the Mercer Park Aquatic Center and hosted by City High. West racked up 213 team points in the competition, which featured seven teams. Cedar Rapids Washington won the event with 327 team points, earing their 50th consecutive IHSAA District Championship.
West High’s 200-yard Medley Relay won in 1:37.26 with Mark McGlaughlin, Matt Anderson, Carson Miller and Aidan Keen. Keen also won the 200-yard Freestyle in 1:43.13, and the 500-yard Freestyle in 4:41.96 while Anderson took the 200-yard IM in 1:59.22. McGlaughlin won the 100-yard Freestyle in 47.13 seconds, and the 100-yard Backstroke in 53.05 seconds. Anderson took the 100-yard Breaststroke in 59.87 seconds.
Six district meets were held with the fastest 24 individuals and relay teams advancing to the state meet, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Community Y of Marshalltown.

200-yard Medley Relay– 1, IC West (Mark McGlaughlin, Matt Anderson, Carson Miller, Aidan Keen), 1:37.26.
200-yard Freestyle– 1, Keen, 1:43.13. 12, Will Scott, 1:58.46. 14, Nathan Druvinga, 2:03.66.
200-yard IM– 1, Anderson, 1:59.22. 5, Miller, 2:05.07. 14, Neil Wu, 2:22.47.
50-yard Freestyle– 9, Zach Hingtgen, 23.57. 11, Seth Barrash, 24.08. 12, Mason Weibel, 24.19.
100-yard Butterfly– 8, Logan Guerra, 57.92. 12, James Riley, 1:01.01. 14, Callum Scott, 1:02.24.
100-yard Freestyle– 1, McGlaughlin, 47.13. 14, Hingtgen, 51.60. 16, Weibel, 53.83.
500-yard Freestyle– 1, Keen, 41.96. 9, W. Scott, 5:32.02. 13, Druvinga, 5:44.35.
200-yard Freestyle Relay– 4, IC West (Miller, Hingtgen, Barrash, Weibel), 1:31.98.
100-yard Backstroke– 1, McGlaughlin, 53.05. 14, Guerra, 1:00.50. 17, Ross McCurdy, 1:03.36.
100-yard Breaststroke– 1, Anderson, 59.87. 8, Miller, 1:04.39. 9, Riley, 1:06.59.
400-yard Freestyle Relay– 2, IC West (Hingtgen, McGlaughlin, Anderson, Keen), 3:12.83.
Team Rankings– 1, CR Washington, 327. 2, IC West, 213. 3, CR Kennedy, 206. 4, Linn-Mar, 172. 5, IC City High, 159. 6, CR Jefferson, 77. 7, Ottumwa, 44.