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4A state girls swimming finals

Cheyenne Mountain wins the 4A State team championships Saturday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Fort Collins. Photos by Christian Murdock

Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak celebrates after finishing second in the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak celebrates after finishing second in the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain coach Kate Doane coaches from the sidelines Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain coach Kate Doane coaches from the sidelines Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain fans cheer for the Indians swimmers Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain fans cheer for the Indians swimmers Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain’s Maggie Tibbitt swims to a second-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain’s Maggie Tibbitt swims to a second-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak swims the breaststroke during the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak swims the breaststroke during the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Rampart’s Catriona Clarke swims the backstroke in the 200-yard individual medley in route to a third-place finish Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Rampart’s Catriona Clarke swims the backstroke in the 200-yard individual medley in route to a third-place finish Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy’s Marie Cloonan swims the backstroke in the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy’s Marie Cloonan swims the backstroke in the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain’s Sophie Bricker swims the breaststroke during the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. The Indians team won the relay.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain’s Sophie Bricker swims the breaststroke during the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. The Indians team won the relay. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain’s Harper Lehman walks to the starting area before the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain’s Harper Lehman walks to the starting area before the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team jumps into the water after winning the 4A title Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team jumps into the water after winning the 4A title Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates in the water Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates in the water Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain’s Cat Wright floats on her back as she cools down after winning the 100-yard butterfly Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain’s Cat Wright floats on her back as she cools down after winning the 100-yard butterfly Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak swims to a second-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak swims to a second-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak celebrates with Rampart’s Edenna Chen after Olesiak finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy’s Aleks Olesiak celebrates with Rampart’s Edenna Chen after Olesiak finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain 400-yard freestyle relay team hugs after finishing fourth Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain 400-yard freestyle relay team hugs after finishing fourth Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain team cheers for their 400-yard freestyle relay team Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain team cheers for their 400-yard freestyle relay team Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Coronado 200-yard medley relay team prepares to compete Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Coronado 200-yard medley relay team prepares to compete Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain’s Cat Wright, left, Sophia Bricker and Harper Lehman reach for Maggie Tibbitt in the pool after the four won the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain’s Cat Wright, left, Sophia Bricker and Harper Lehman reach for Maggie Tibbitt in the pool after the four won the 200-yard medley relay Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ramparts swims to a third-place finish in the 200-yard Individual Medley Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Ramparts Catriona Clarke swims to a third-place finish in the 200-yard Individual Medley Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain’s Cat Wright swim to victory in the 100-yard butterfly finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain’s Cat Wright swim to victory in the 100-yard butterfly finals Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain fans cheer as Cat Wright swims to a victory in the 100-yard butterfly Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain fans cheer as Cat Wright swims to a victory in the 100-yard butterfly Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, during the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming coach Kate Doane smiles after being awarded 4A coach of the year Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after the Indians won the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming coach Kate Doane smiles after being awarded 4A coach of the year Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after the Indians won the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain girls swimming team celebrates Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Cheyenne Mountain girls swim team celebrates in the pool Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Cheyenne Mountain girls swim team celebrates in the pool Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, after winning the Colorado 4A Girls State Swimming Championships at the Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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