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Niwot makes waves at Class 4A swim championships


February 14, 2019

Freshman Mary Codevilla prepares to enter the pool for her leg of the 400 freestyle relay while sophomore Emiley Yie cheers her on at the Class 4A state swim championship finals on Feb. 8.

Codevilla and Shaw lead Cougars to 2nd overall

 The Niwot girls swim team kicked-off the final round of the 2019 Class 4A swim championships on Feb. 8 with a dramatic fourth-place finish in the 200-medley relay, and the surprises just kept coming. Over the next 11 events at the VMAC in Thornton, Cougar swimmers collected six top-three finishes and ended the night with what head coach Sarah Stamp called “the best surprise of all.”

“We’ve been fourth before, but never gotten the hardware for runner-up, and I’m just delighted,” she said after Niwo...

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