Two Maricopa High School swimmers have qualified for the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division II State Championship Meet.
Sophomore Connor Schrader is ranked 11th in the 100-meter backstroke and 18th in the 100-meter freestyle. Junior Olivia Byers was placed 33rd in the 100 free, making her first alternate.
The top 32 compete.
Preliminaries start Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa. Finals are Friday.
Schrader and Byers are school record-holders for the Rams’ 2-year-old swimming program.