The Papillion-La Vista/Papillion-La Vista South boys swimming team led all area teams with a second place finish at the Metro Conference Championships Thursday-Saturday at Millard West.
The Papio squad finished with 331 points while Creighton Prep won the meet with 448 points.
Bellevue West finished with 101 points while Bellevue East got 55 and Bryan finished with 14.
Noah Barr paced the Papio team by winning the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200 individual medley. For his efforts, Barr was named the 2016 Metro Conference Boys Swimmer of the Meet.
Riley Olson also won an event for Papio, winning the 200 freestyle. He also placed second in the 500 free while Grayson Stanton placed third.
Papio placed four swimmers in the 50 free; Billy Salber placed third; David Cavanaugh placed fourth; Julio Quinones placed seventh; and Javier Quinones placed eighth.
Salber added a second place finish in the 100 butterfly.
Javier Quinones also placed fifth in the 100 free while Julio Quinones took sixth.
Mark Cavanaugh placed fifth in the 100 backstroke with David Cavanaugh placing in eighth.
The 400 free relay team (Olson, Salber, Julio Quinones, Barr) and the 200 free relay team (Barr, Javier Quinones, David Cavanaugh, Olson) both finished in second.
Max Pope placed eighth in the 100 breast and the 200 medley relay team placed third.
Bellevue West was led by Christian Howell, who placed third in the 100 breaststroke.
Tanner Cardin placed fifth in the 100 fly and fifth in the 500 free.
The Papio girls placed fourth with 250 points. Marian won the meet with 476 points.
Emma Miller led Papio by winning both the 200 and 500 free races.
Jordan McCullough placed second in both the 100 free and 200 IM, breaking the school record in the 200 IM in the process.
Holly Olson placed sixth in the 100 fly and Kat Keller placed eighth in the 100 backstroke.
Miller, Keller, Holly Olson and McCullough teamed up to place second in the 400 free relay.
Jessica Warak led Bellevue West with a second place finish in diving, while teammate Kyla Balaberda placed sixth.
Michelle Pham placed fourth in the 100 breast and sixth in the 200 IM.
Ralston/Gross boys win RCC
Thomas Webster and Luke Hezel led the Ralston/Gross boys swim team to a championship Saturday at the River Cities Conference Meet.
Webster and Hezel each won two events at the meet. Hezel won the 100 free and 100 back while Webster won the 200 free and 500 free.
Hezel set a conference record in the 100 back with his time of 53.76 seconds.
Dillon Cowden and Beau Larsen also added wins for the team.
Cowden won the 50 free and placed third in the 100 free while Larsen won the diving competition.
Michael O’Brien (50 free), Joshua Morgera (200 free) and Nick Bowles (200 IM) each placed second while James Haase (200 IM) and Robbie McEvoy (diving) placed third.
The 200 medley relay team of Hezel, Morgera, Caleb Noah and O’Brien and the 400 free relay team of Hezel, Morgera, Bowles and Cowden each placed first.
Monica Blake led the Ralston/Gross girls swim team to a second place finish.
Blake won the 100 breast and the 200 IM, setting the conference record in the breast with a time of 1:07.09.
Ashley Black and Emily Jacobson also won events. Black won the 50 free and placed second in the 100 free while Jacobson won the 100 fly and placed second in the 200 free.
Anna Ryan placed second in the 50 free and third in the 100 back while Samantha Mora placed third in the 100 breast and second in the 500 free.
Jacobson, Black, Blake and Ryan won the 200 free relay and Ryan, Blake, Jacobson and Mora won the 200 medley relay.
Emma Budzinski placed second in diving while teammate Maya Shiroyama finished in third.