Falcons News · Boys Swim and Dive shine at League Championship!


The Olathe South Boys Swim Team came in third at the Sunflower League Championship meet. With only 9 swimmers and 2 divers competing in finals, one of the smallest teams there, they scored a cumulative 256 points. The team started out well with diving. Brice Faulkner placed 8th and Thomas Krusenklaus placed 14th. The 200 medley relay (Logan Smith, Fletcher Smith, Sam Stoeck, and Mac Clemmons) placed 6th! Fletcher Smith placed 2nd in the 200 IM and Owen Walton was 10th. Logan Smith placed 3rd in the 200 free, Mac Clemmons placed 5th, and Sam Stoeck placed 10th. Josh Giles was 8th in the 50 free and Trey Greene was 14th. Fletcher Smith was 8th in the 100 fly and Sam Stoeck was 9th. Josh Giles was 9th in the 100 free and Try Greene was 15th. Mac Clemmons was 4th in the 500 free. The 200 free relay (Giles, Powell, Walton, Greene). Logan Smith broke his own school record and won the 100 back while teammate Owen Walton placed 8th. Will Whitcomb placed 15th the 100 back. Ryan Powell was 12th in the 100 breast. The 400 free relay took third (Clemmons, Smith, Smith, and Stoeck).

Overall the team did outstanding with almost everyone going personal best times. Many state and state consideration cuts were made. The following boys will be going to state: Brice Faulkner, Mac Clemmons, Sam Stoeck, Fletcher Smith, Logan Smith, Ryan Powell, Josh Giles, Trey Greene, and Owen Walton. The best part of the meet was not that fast swimming, but the immense amount of support the boys showed for each other. High quality athletes with higher quality character.