GCHS swimmers headed to state this week
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The Grand County High School boys and girls swim teams are traveling to Provo this week to compete in the 2A state championship meet on Thursday, Feb. 9. The meet starts at 11 a.m. at the Brigham Young University swimming pool in Provo, and will conclude later that afternoon.

The event will be streamed online on the High School Sports Network (a fee is charged for live viewing) at www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/uhsaa/f9b2859fd4.

The Lady Devils, who are looking to defend the state title they won in 2016, have a total of nine swimmers qualified in 17 individual events this year, as well as the three team relays. The GCHS boys, who placed fourth in state last year, have 10 swimmers qualified in 17 individual events this year, plus each of the three relays. The girls team also will include one additional alternate swimmer and the boys team will have two alternates.

As many as 30 swimmers, or virtually the entire Red Devils team, will be traveling along with coaches Brian Pierce and Wendy Young on Wednesday, to stay overnight in Provo the night before the state championships. A full recap of the state meet will appear in next week’s issue of The Times-Independent.

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