PHOENIX, Oct. 9. Not much changes in Arizona — the Sonoran Desert, the hot sun and the perennial dominance of Brophy Prep. and St. Xavier in high school swimming. These two schools have held a stranglehold on Arizona prep swimming for more than a quarter of a century.
On Saturday, at the Xavier College Prep Invitational, it was more of the same, as Brophy's boys and the girls of St. X won the team titles. But individual titles were spread around.
Two boys were double winners. Brophy's Jon Ehret, a junior, took the 200 yard IM in 2:01.13, then came back to win the next event, the 100 fly, in 53.01.
Mountain Ridge's Scott Goodrich, also a junior, won the 50 free in 21.70 then swept the 100 back in 53.27.
Millennium freshman Skye Elbert was the only double winner among the girls. Elbert matched Goodrich's double, taking the 50 free in 24.11 and the 100 back in 58.29, winning both events by wide margins.
Brophy senior Brandon Lee got the season off right with a 1:01.43 clocking in the 100 breast. Chaparral junior Lezah Huff took the girls' 100 breast in 1:07.93.
Palo Verde' senior Emily Thompson snagged the 100 fly in 58.28 and finished second to Elbert in the 50 free (25.11).