By John Johnson
MHSAA Communications Director
This season’s Lower Peninsula Swimming and Diving Finals were completed at three sites Saturday.
Below are a highlight from each MHSAA Final, with links for watching the meets in full.
CLOSE FINISH IN THE 100 FLY – The closest finish of the Division 1 L.P. Boys Swimming & Diving Finals was in the 100-yard butterfly, where Lake Orion’s Devon Nowicki out-touched Gust Kouvaris of Birmingham Brother Rice to win in 48.92 seconds. Watch the entire LP Division 1 meet and order DVDs by Clicking Here.
MORK MAKES HIS MARK – Midland Dow's Nehemiah Mork claimed the 50-yard freestyle at the MHSAA Division 2 L.P. Boys Swimming & Diving Finals, edging Nick Ross of Birmingham Seaholm with a winning time of 20.8 seconds. Watch the entire LP Division 2 meet and order DVDs by Clicking Here.
TIGHTEST FINISH OF THE DAY – The 50-yard freestyle was the tightest race of the Division 3 L.P. Boys Swimming & Diving Finals, as Joey Mangner of Chelsea turned in 21.27 seconds to nip Nathan Hein of East Grand Rapids. Watch the entire LP Division 3 meet and order DVDs by Clicking Here.
PHOTO: Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s Joey Puglessi swims to the LPD3 championship in the backstroke. (Click to see more at HighSchoolSportsScene.com.)
We take a look at all of the action from the 2023 MHSAA Boys Swimming State Finals
Congratulations to our State Champions
Division 1 - Ann Arbor Pioneer
Division 2 - Birmingham Groves
Division 3 - Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood