The Mid-Columbia has someone favored in each classification when the boys state high school swim meet begins Friday in Federal Way.
The contingent is led by Hanford’s Will Wertz, who is the top seed in the 3A 200 free and second seed in the 100 free.
Prosser’s Will Burgett is seeded second in two events in the Class 2A event: the 50 free and the 100 breast.
Meanwhile, the Class 4A 500 freestyle event has two swimmers who could win in top seed Tyler Jones (Walla Walla) and second seed Patrick Giedeman (Richland).
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Finally, Richland senior diver Mitchell Piper has a strong shot of winning his event.
Preliminaries are set for today at the King County Aquatics Center, with finals set for Saturday.
200 free, Patrick Giedeman, Richland, seeded 6th at 1:47.04
1-meter diving, Mitchell Piper, Richland, seeded 3rd at 393.85 points
500 free, Tyler Jones, Walla Walla, seeded 1st at 4:45.82
500 free, Patrick Giedeman, Richland, seeded 2nd at 4:45.97
Richland’s 200 IM relay, seeded 10th at 1:41.22
200 free, Jeff Kern, Richland, seeded 12th at 1:48.42
200 IM, Ashton Pollick, Richland, seeded 9th at 2:00.12
500 free, Jeff Kern, Richland, seeded 8th at 4:52.27
Richland’s 200 free relay, seeded 10th at 1:32.04
100 back, Ashton Pollick, Richland, seeded 8th at 53.63
100 back, Luke Jackson, Richland, seeded 11th at 54.49
Richland’s 400 free relay, seeded 7th at 3:19.02
200 free, Tyler Jones, Walla Walla, seeded 14th at 1:48.75
200 IM, Scott Francis, Richland, seeded 14th at 2:02.45
50 free, Corey Bradshaw, Richland, seeded 19th at 23.00
1-meter diving, Stuart Moore, Richland, seeded 20th at 292.75 points
100 fly, Russell Skorina, Walla Walla, seeded 17th at 55.61
100 free, Corey Bradshaw, Richland, seeded 16th at 49.97
100 free, Cole Westendorf, Richland, seeded 22nd at 50.63
100 back, Cole Westendorf, Richland, seeded 18th at 56.22
100 breast, Ryan Shiplet, Richland, seeded 22nd at 1:03.04
200 free, Will Wertz, Hanford, seeded 1st at 1:43.75
100 free, Will Wertz, Hanford, seeded 2nd at 47.36
Hanford’s 400 free relay, seeded 6th at 3:23.13
Hanford’s 200 free relay, seeded 7th at 1:32.07
200 free, James Bennett, Hanford, seeded 13th at 1:49.09
200 IM, Joel Johnson, Hanford, seeded 24th at 2:18.11
1-meter diving, Sam Hart, Hanford, seeded 13th at 273.80 points
200 fly, James Bennett, Hanford, seeded 15th at 54.49
100 free, Parker Schumacher, Hanford, seeded 18th at 50.68
500 free, Karl Kintner-Meyer, Hanford, seeded 21st at 5:16.49
500 free, Andrew Zimmel, Hanford, seeded 23rd at 5:23.74
100 breast, Karl Kintner-Meyer, Hanford, seeded 19th at 1:04.92
50 free, Will Burgett, Prosser, seeded 2nd at 22.17
100 breast, Will Burgett, Prosser, seeded 2nd at 1:02.45
Prosser’s 200 Medley Relay, seeded 12th at 1:49.86
50 free, Tim Bowen, Prosser, seeded 21st at 24.03
Prosser’s 200 free relay, seeded 23rd at 1:42.44
100 breast, Tavian Valenzuela, Grandview, seeded 15th at 1:09.10
100 breast, Micah Binfet, Grandview, seeded 17th at 1:09.47
State meet schedule
9:45 a.m. – 4A preliminaries
2:30 p.m. – 2A preliminaries
6:15 p.m. – 3A preliminaries
10 a.m. – 4A finals
2:30 p.m. – 2A finals
6:30 p.m. – 3A finals