Richmond Leads Wolves to Fifth-Place Finish

Richmond Leads Wolves to Fifth-Place Finish

GILLETTE – The Green River Wolves swimmers concluded a strong season with a fifth-place finish at the recent state tournament.

Michael Richmond added to his trophy case with two state titles. He has been tops in the 100 fly all season and took the title with another strong time of 51.90 He followed it with a win in the 200 IM, He also was part of the 200 IM relay team which scored a fourth-place finish and the 200 free relay team which came in fifth. His efforts led to him being named Athlete of the Meet.

Also earning All-State and just missing a state title was Ethan Moffatt. Cheyenne South’s Kevin Muela just edged out Moffatt in the finals of the 100 breaststroke with a time of 59.79. Moffatt touched the wall in a time of 59.89. He was also part of the 200 free relay and the 200 IM relay squads.

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Brendan Bloomquist is another Wolves swimmer who brought home several wins throughout the year. At state, Bloomquist raced to top-five finishes in the 100 breast and the 50 free.

In diving, Keyan Moore had a strong second day to move to fourth overall to lead the Green River divers. Coleton Spalding and Miles Moffat finished in the top 10 for the Wolves.

State Results

Team Scores

Gillette – 279
Laramie – 179.333
Kelly Walsh – 167.333
Rock Springs – 148
Green River – 145
Cheyenne South 118.333
Cheyenne East – 110
Sheridan – 83.5
Cheyenne Central – 79
Evanston – 60.5
Natrona – 14

200 Yard Medley Relay

4 Green River 1:38.76
Michael Richmond, Ethan Moffatt, Brendan Bloomquist, Lane Hutchison

200 Yard Freestyle

B-Finals
10 Dean Lyon, 1:54.25

200 Yard IM

A – Final
1 Michael Richmond, 1:57.60
B-Final
12 Ethan Moffatt, 2:10.41

50 Yard Freestyle

A-Final
5 Brendan Bloomquist, 22.41
Prelims
13 Lane Hutchison, 23.21

1 mtr Diving

Finals
4 Keyan Moore, 345.30
8 Coleton Spalding, 333.95
10 Miles Moffat, 287.35
Semifinals
15 Alejandro Grajeda, 204.70

100 Yard Butterfly

A – Final
1 Michael Richmond, 51.90
Prelims
18 Logan Johnson, 1:01.48

100 Yard Freestyle

B-Finals
12 Lane Hutchison, 51.20

500 Yard Freestyle

B-Finals
8 Dean Lyon, 5:11.27

200 Yard Freestyle Relay

5 Green River 1:32.81
Brendan Bloomquist, Ethan Moffatt, Lane Hutchison, Michael Richmond

100 Yard Backstroke

Prelims
18 Brastin Moore, 1:02.48

100 Yard Breaststroke

A-Finals
2 Ethan Moffatt, 59.89
4 Brendan Bloomquist, 1:00.51
Prelims
15 Logan Johnson, 1:07.75

400 Yard Freestyle Relay

B-Finals
9 Green River  3:43.24
Dean Lyon, Devin Ratliff, Brastin Moore, Logan Johnson


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