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Stillwater's Marcia Shaw is a member of The Oklahoman's All-City team. [Photo provided]
Stillwater's Marcia Shaw is a member of The Oklahoman's All-City team. [Photo provided]

Marcia Shaw, Stillwater

Class: Sophomore

Event: 50 Freestyle

The story: A year after winning her debut in the event, Shaw followed with a second-place finish in her Class 6A debut and a time of 24.42, just 0.28 seconds behind Bartlesville’s Sydney Perry. Shaw also finished second in the 100-yard freestyle (53.70).

Carlynn Fast, Putnam City

Class: Freshman

Event: 100 Freestyle

The story: Fast proved she has a bright future behind a dominant regular season and then a strong showing in the state meet, finishing fourth with a time of 55.79 and tied for fifth in the 50-yard freestyle (25.65).

Ashley Leader, Newcastle

Class: Freshman

Event: 100 Butterfly

The story: Debuts are the theme this year. Leader, another star freshman, won the Class 5A event in 1:01.18, edging Carl Albert senior Sylvia Shaw. Leader also finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke to McGuinness’ Hanna Newby.

Grace Shapard, Heritage Hall

Class: Freshman

Event: 100 Backstroke

The story: There might not have been a better debut this winter than Shapard. She won the backstroke by nearly 4 seconds (59.25) and the 100-yard freestyle by 0.45 seconds (54.32), while also helping the Chargers win two relay events.

Swimmer of the Year

Hanna Newby, McGuinness

Class: Senior

Event: 100 Breaststroke

The story: Breaking her own records is what Newby did throughout her career. She only got one this meet, breaking the 200-yard IM in prelims, before she dominated the final round in both the breaststroke (1:02.00) and the 200 IM (2:02.66). An Auburn signee, Newby has been the Swimmer of the Year for three straight seasons.

Chloe Case, Edmond Santa Fe

Class: Senior

Event: 200 Freestyle

The story: Case completed a strong career with two second-place finishes. She started in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:56.45, just behind Bartlesville’s Harris June (1:55.51), and then the 500 freestyle in 5:07.08, this time behind Bartlesville’s Hollis Gilbert (5:05.92).

Bria Boreham, Norman North

Class: Sophomore

Event: 200 Individual Medley

The story: Boreham finished third in the event, swimming in 2:12.03. She also swam the 100-yard breaststroke, where she finished tied for third with Edmond North’s Emma Reynolds at 1:08.70.

Maya Ferrell, Edmond North

Class: Senior

Event: 500 Freestyle

The story: Ferrell took home third in the event, swimming in 5:08.80. She was just behind Case, an Edlam rival who hit 5:07.08. Ferrell also finished fifth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:58.18.

Coach of the Year

Kirk Norman, Mid-Del Public Schools

The story: The longtime swimming coach led Carl Albert to its first state championship despite an early qualification in a relay. The Titans rallied to win the 200-yard freestyle relay midway through the meet to ultimately edge power Altus 273-258.

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<strong>Putnam City's Carlynn Fast is a member of The Oklahoman's All-City swim team. [Photo provided]</strong>

Putnam City's Carlynn Fast is a member of The Oklahoman's All-City swim team. [Photo provided]

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