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Brandon Gurney covers recruiting, high school sports, and BYU athletics for the Deseret News. Previously, he worked with scout.com for eight years, covering BYU, with an emphasis on recruit coverage. He joined the Deseret News full-time in the summer of 2011.

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Skyline coach Joe Pereira had a lot of young swimmers win individual honors, but made sure to highlight the efforts of his seniors.
The Miners proved as dominant as ever, breaking six 3A state records, several of which they previously owned, in blowing out the competition in both the boys and the girls competition.
It's the rarest of honors, but for all in attendance to see former Viking star CJ Wilcox have his No. 23 retired, the honor was well-deserved.
Park City was expected to dominate the 3A competition and certainly didn't disappoint through the first eight events on Friday.
Defending state champion Skyline appears poised to repeat in both the boys and girls competition judging from day one day of competition.
Senior Lexi Eaton Rydalch has worked nicely with juniors Kalani Purcell and Makenzi Pulsipher, to help lift the Cougars to great heights this season.
A key 14-0 run down the stretch, along with some clutch shooting by Lexi Rydalch, lifted the Cougars to a thrilling comeback win.
Grand County took the girls competition while North Summit took the crown on the boys side Thursday at Brigham Young University.
Both Viewmont and Skyline won the boys and girls state championships, for 5A and 4A, respectively last year, and hope to repeat. Park City, meanwhile, is expected to dominate the 3A classification.
Considering everything that has gone against Pacific this season, it's easy to understand why emotions ran high for Tiger players and coaches after they upset the Cougars on Saturday.