They’re the Champions, again.

Iowa City West High and Liberty High’s varsity boys clinched the 2022 Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Championship Saturday, Jan. 22 at the conference Supermeet held at the University of Iowa’s Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.

The Trojan-Bolts topped the ten-team field with 444 team points, well ahead of runner up Linn-Mar (355).

Kirk Brotherton won both the 50 freestyle (20.93 seconds) and the 100 freestyle (46.35), Jordan Christensen won the 100 breaststroke (56.83), and Holden Carter won the 100 butterfly (50.59). Max Gerke was second in the 200 freestyle (1:44.79), and Andy Luo took second in the 100 butterfly (54.75).

2022 MVC Varsity Supermeet

Team scores — 1, IC West 444. 2, Linn-Mar 355. 3, Cedar Falls 218. 4, Dubuque Hempstead 213. 5, Iowa City High, 207. 6, Cedar Rapids Washington 204. 7, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 133. 8, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 100. 9, Dubuque Senior 94. 10 Waterloo West 75

Individual and relay results

50-yard freestyle — 1, Kirk Brotherton, 20.93. 5, Barrett Coffey, 22.48. 6, Quinn Wubbena, 22.62. 9, Christian Janis, 22.84. 26, Boyd Skelley, 25.00. 35, Andy Luo, 26.56

100-yard freestyle — 1, Brotherton, 46.35. 5, Max Gerke, 48.58. 6, Skelley, 48.89. 11, Wubbena, 51.28. 15, Lukas Swanson, 52.32

200-yard freestyle — 2, Gerke, 1:44.79. 4, Damon Conzemius, 1:49.38. 5, Swanson, 1:49.80

500-yard freestyle — 4, Gerke, 4:56.13. 6, Swanson, 5:00.56. 7, Conzemius, 5:02.56

100-yard backstroke — 3, Holden Carter, 53.39. 5, Skelley, 55.90. 7, Luo, 58.07

100-yard breaststroke — 1, Jordan Christensen, 56.83. 8, Nikolas Sung, 1:04.40. 11, Gavin Keeney, 1:05.67

100-yard butterfly — 1, Carter, 50.59. 2, Luo, 54.75. 10, Samuel Ruelas, 1:00.26

200-yard IM — 3, Christensen, 1:57.79. 5, Sung, 2:02.36. 12, Ruelas, 2:13.24

200-yard freestyle relay — 1, IC West, 1:26.20

400-yard freestyle relay — 2, IC West, 3:16.00

200-yard medley relay — 1, IC West, 1:33.89

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