Rohan Freedman, Cape Elizabeth junior: Freedman won the 200-yard freestyle at the Class B state meet in 1:49.33. He also placed fourth in the 100 free and anchored the 200 medley (second place) and 400 free (third) relay teams. He ranked in the top five in the state in the 100 and 200 free.

Brian Hess, Brunswick senior: Hess won the Class A title in the 50 free in 21.87. He also was runner-up in the 100 breast to Bangor’s Colby Prouty and swam on two runner-up relays, the 200 medley and 400 free. His times ranked among the top four in three events.

Camden Holmes, Ellsworth junior: Holmes set a meet record in the Class B 50 free (21.16). He added a second straight 100 free title and anchored two winning free relays, including a meet record of 1:29.54 in the 200. The Eagles finished second at the meet.

Richie Matthews, Ellsworth senior: Matthews won all four of his events at the Class B state meet. He was the champ in the 100 butterfly (52.39, fastest in the state this season) and 100 breaststroke (59.37). He swam the third legs of the 200 and 400 free relays.

Brim Peabody, Cheverus freshman: Peabody won the 200 and 500 freestyle to lead the Stags to a sixth straight Class A title. He also swam on the winning 400 free and runner-up 200 free relays. He was fastest in the state this season in the 200 free (1:43.78) and 500 free (4:47.41).

Carson Prouty, Bangor sophomore: Prouty won his second straight Class A title in the 100 backstroke (51.81, fastest in the state this winter). He also was runner-up by .03 in the 200 free and led off the winning 200 medley and 200 free relays. He was among the top three in the state in five events.

Colby Prouty, Bangor senior: A four-time Telegram All-State selection, Prouty lowered his own state record in the 100 breaststroke to 56.17, winning for the fourth year in a row. He also set a meet record of 1:52.75 in the 200 individual medley, winning for a third straight year.

Liam Sullivan, Mt. Desert Island junior: Sullivan set meet records of 51.99 in the 100 backstroke and 1:53.66 in the 200 individual medley to help MDI win the Class B title. He also swam on the winning 200 medley and runner-up 400 free relays and was named Performer of the Meet.

Anthony Wardwell, Bucksport senior: For the second year in a row, Wardwell captured the Class A diving title. He scored 396.00 points, highest from either state meet, but well below his season high for 11 dives of 494.30.

Matt Yost, Brunswick junior: Yost won the Class A title in the 100 freestyle (49.13). He also placed sixth in the 200 free and swam on the 200 medley and 400 free relays, both of which finished second. He ranked among the state’s top 10 in the 100 butterfly and 100 and 200 free.


Tony DeMuro, Mt. Desert Island: The Trojans lost by 29 points to defending state champ Ellsworth in a December dual meet, and again by a point in their conference meet. But at the state meet, MDI surged past the Eagles to win the Class B title, 343-326.5. DeMuro credits assistant Dave Blaney for guiding the team when DeMuro was absent during the season for personal reasons.

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