March 8, 2017 - 6:14 pm
Head coach: Ron Aitken, 18th season
Top athletes: Nicholas Becker (Jr.)
Outlook: Becker was a state meet qualifier last year and leads a large group of returnees.
“Our team depth has improved,” Aitken said.
Here is the 2022 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada boys swimming and diving team.
The Palo Verde boys held off Coronado for their eighth consecutive swimming and diving state championship, and the Coronado girls easily won the title.
The Coronado and Palo Verde boys and girls are expected to battle for the Class 5A state swimming and diving championships.
Las Vegas native Bella Sims, who swims for Sandpipers of Nevada, helped qualify the U.S. for the 800-meter freestyle relay in the Tokyo Olympics, where it finished second.
When competition begins Friday, it will end a 401-day drought since the Clark County School District suspended all sporting events at the start of the COVID pandemic.
All-state teams in all eight spring sports will be released one per day, beginning on June 6 with boys golf.
Led by senior Tyler Edlefsen, Palo Verde scored 91 points to hold off second-place Coronado, which scored 84, and won the Class 4A state title.
The Cougars finished with 452 points to claim the title. Green Valley finished second with 444 points, and Bishop Gorman finished third with 284 points.
Aimee Garcia and Rose Pouch each won two individual events Thursday at UNLV to help Boulder City’s girls capture their seventh straight Class 3A Southern Region title.