The Sunflower League recently hosted the 2023 Sunflower League Championships in Boys Swim and Dive. The meet was hosted by Mill Valley High School at the Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center. The three day meet consisted of diving prelims on Thursday, February 2nd, swimming prelims on Friday, February 3rd, and the finals for both swim and dive on Saturday, February 4th. The Shawnee Mission East Lancers scored 372 team points to take first place at the meet and became the Sunflower League Champions.

Team Results:

1st Place: Shawnee Mission East – 372
2nd Place: Olathe East – 299.5
3rd Place: Olathe Northwest – 244
4th Place: Lawrence Free State – 227
5th Place: Shawnee Mission North – 213
6th Place: Lawrence – 190
7th Place: Shawnee Mission South – 140
8th Place: Mill Valley – 139.5
9th Place: Olathe West – 122
10th Place: Olathe North – 83
11th Place: Shawnee Mission Northwest – 80
12th Place: Olathe South – 74
13th Place: Shawnee Mission West – 38
DNP: Gardner Edgerton

Individual Event Sunflower League Champions:

200 Yard Medley Relay: Olathe Northwest – 1:38.35 (Noah Branstrom, Keifer Yim, Farrell Joswara, Jack LaRue)
200 Yard Freestyle: Grady O’Conner, Shawnee Mission South – 1:40.89 (New Sunflower League Meet Record)
200 Yard IM: Giuliano Lule-Paredes, Lawrence – 2:01.62
50 Yard Freestyle: Kobe Otero, Olathe East and Dylan Miller, Mill Valley – Tied – 21.63
100 Yard Butterfly: Colin Crosby, Shawnee Mission East – 53.29
100 Yard Freestyle: Grady O’Connor, Shawnee Mission South – 46.27
500 Yard Freestyle: Jack McClelland, Shawnee Mission East – 4:48.34
200 Yard Freestyle Relay: Olathe East – 1:29.44 (Charlie Ross, Elliott Bowman, Adam Hagan, Kobe Otero)
100 Yard Backstroke: Noah Branstrom, Olathe Northwest – 52.12
100 Yard Breaststroke: John Costello, Olathe East – 1:01.22
400 Yard Freestyle Relay: Shawnee Mission North – 3:19.38 (Zak Kohoutek, Charlie Brooks, Jonathan Guild, Junior Lopez)
Diving: Charlie Matthews, Olathe East – 479.70

Congratulations to all of our Sunflower League Swimmers and Divers and best of luck at the upcoming state swim and dive meet!