Sara Hertwig
Evergreen’s Remi Gucker competes in the 4A state swimming championships on Saturday in Thornton. Gucker finished fifth and eighth in two of her events.
Evergreen, Conifer excel at state swim meet

THORNTON — Especially after overcoming illnesses, the Evergreen and Conifer girls’ swim and dive teams exceeded expectations last weekend at the 4A and 3A state meets at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center.

At the 3A finals on Friday, Conifer placed 19th out of 26 teams with 34 points, and Evergreen placed 10th with 126 points after being seeded 18th prior to the meet.