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Girls swimming: Cougars third in Jeffco meet

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By Brian Forbes

The Evergreen swim and dive team placed third out of nine teams in the Class 4A Jeffco league meet.

Carrie Latimer and Lexie Malazdrewicz split Evergreen’s four first-place finishes. Latimer won the 50 yard freestyle and 100 backstroke, while Malazdrewicz was tops in the 200 individual medley and the 100 butterfly.

Evergreen scored 340 points, behind Golden and D’Evelyn.

Renee Gutberlet gave the Cougars a 1-2 finish in the backstroke, as she came in two seconds behind Latimer with a time of 1 minute, 5.17 seconds. Gutberlet also placed second in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:43.37.

The Cougars placed second in the 200 medley relay.

Senior diver Lily Werthan placed third with a point total of 296.70.

The state meet is this weekend in Loveland.