February 29th, 2024

swim team groupThe Liberal Redskin swim team and supportive staff gather in Great Bend after the Western Athletic Conference Championship swim meet. The Redskins finished third. Courtesy photoSpecial to the Leader & Times


The Liberal swim team’s season reached the Western Athletic Conference Championship meet in Great Bend for the final meet of the season.

“Everyone from all five schools brought their best to this meet by setting new personal records,” Liberal coach Ismael Carrillo said. 

In the end, the Liberal swim team finished third overall with a point total of 336, a new record for the team. 

“I couldn’t have asked for a better group of men,” Carrillo said. “They stepped up to the challenge and push themselves through the pain.”

Carrillo also said the team received much-needed support.

“I would like to thank also the parents of all these boys,” he said. “They supported us at meets and setting up meals for these men. And of course a shout out to all those at LHS that supported the swim program through moral support and appreciation.”


200 Medley Relay

4th Liberal A - Tanner Denoyer, Jackson Riley, Isaac Dominguez, Samuel Morales 

7th Liberal B - Cesar Pavia, Saul Ortega, Arnold Sanchez, Alejandro Pando


200 Freestyle

7th Enrique Morales

12th Mauricio Guereca


200 IM

8th Saul Ortega

10th Arnold Sanchez


50 Free

6th Isaac Dominguez 

11th Alan Flores

13th Luis Fernandez


100 Butterfly

4th Isaac Dominguez 

6th Samuel Morales 

10th Alejandro Pando


100 Freestyle 

10th Enrique Morales 

11th Tanner Denoyer

13th Arnold Sanchez


500 Freestyle 

9th Cesar Pavia

10th Mauricio Guereca 

13th Alan Flores


200 Freestyle Relay

7th Liberal A - Cesar Pavia, Mauricio Guereca, Alejandro Pando, Enrique Morales

8th - Arnold Sanchez, Alan Flores, Luis Fernandez, Saul Ortega


100 Backstroke

2nd 🥈 Jackson Riley

8th Tanner Denoyer

11th Cesar Pavia



100 Breaststroke 

8th Jackson Riley

9th Saul Ortega


400 Freestyle Relay

4th Liberal A - Samuel Morales, Enrique Morales, Jackson Riley, Isaac Dominguez 

8th Liberal B - Tanner Denoyer, Luis Fernandez, Alejandro Pando, Mauricio Guereca 

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