Douglas High swim and dive
Douglas High senior Calvin Stevenson competes in the 200-yard freestyle in Friday's Northern Region Swimming Trials at the Carson Aquatic Center. Stevenson won the event and will advance to the state meet Saturday, May 20 at Carson Aquatic Center.
Photo by Thomas Ranson.
Seven individuals and two relay teams from Douglas High swim and dive will represent the orange and black this coming weekend at the Class 5A state swim and dive meet.
Tiger senior Calvin Stevenson claimed his second straight Class 5A North regional crown in the 100-yard freestyle, posting a time of 47.12.
However, he will share the crown with Carson High’s Cole Bennett, as the two tied when they hit the wall.
Stevenson, who was third last year in the 200-yard freestyle, won the event in 1:42.55.
Liam Jones was fourth for the Tigers in the 100-yard butterfly in 55.09, punching a ticket to the state meet as well.
On the girls side, Gracie Goss and Cammie Jahreis both will compete at the state meet as individuals.
Goss qualified in the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.62) where she was third while Jahreis was fourth in the same event in 1:01.43.
Goss, a junior, was a part of both girls relay teams that qualified for state as well.
The 200-yard freestyle relay team was Goss, Jahreis, Sweetpea Vieira and Keira Duffy. The foursome finished in 1:44.22.
In the 400-yard free relay, Goss, Vieira, Duffy and Caitlin Taylor qualified with a fourth-place finish in 3:56.
Tiger dive sends three to state
Junior Allen Baker will be back in the mix for a second straight Class 5A North 1-meter diving title after finishing second this year at regionals.
Baker put together a score of 448 in the regional meet.
Teammate Austin Pitts will join Baker at the state meet after finishing third in the same event with a 415.05.
On the girls side, senior McKenna Chappell was third with a total score of 376.
(Douglas High’s Sweetpea Vieira competes in the 100-yard freestyle at Friday’s Class 5A North regional swim trials. Vieira was a part of the Tiger girls 400-yard freestyle relay team that qualified for state. Thomas Ranson / Nevada News Group)