CARY – Marvin Ridge High won two of three relay events and Boyd Poelke swam to victory in the 50 free as the Mavericks’ boys won the Class 3A State NCHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships title Feb. 8.
Marvin Ridge won the event with 246 points while Chapel Hill was second with 203 points.
Charlotte Catholic (183.5) was fourth while Weddington High (123) was also in the top 10 with an eighth-place finish.
The Mavericks set a Class 3A meet record in the 200-free relay with a winning time of 1:26.08. Marvin Ridge set the previous record last year. Poelke led off the 200 free with Nicholas Piscitelli, Josh Stablein and Charles Rothenberger following.
Marvin Ridge also set a Class 3A record in the 400-free relay with a winning time of 3:10.82. Poelke anchored the event while Rothenberger, Matthew Shen and Stablein all swam strong legs in the event.
Poelke won the 50 free in 21.53. The sophomore finished second in the 100 butterfly in a time of 50.34.
Weddington’s Curtis Wiltsey won the 500 free in 4:37.31.