The Carmel boys swimming and diving team cruised to a seventh consecutive state championship at the IUPUI Natatorium. The streak of seven titles set a new state record previously held with Hammond High School. The Greyhounds started the meet with a victory in the 200 Medley Relay in 1:29.60. Carter Lancaster, Ryan Malicki, Christopher Holmes, and Will Kok won an extremely tight race against Zionsville. Carmel depth would take over for most of the meet as head coach Chris Plumb’s team had 21 individual swims at the finals session. Junior Ryan Malicki won the 100 Breaststroke in :53.71. The team closed the meet with a victory in the 400 Freestyle Relay in 2:58.70. The winning relay featured Griffin Hadley, Kayden Lancaster, Carter Lancaster, and Gus Rothrock.
- The 360 points scored by Carmel was the third-highest point total ever at the boys state meet.
- The margin of victory, 161.5 over Fishers, was the fourth highest margin of victory in meet history.
- The state championship was the 21st overall for the boys swimming & diving program.
- The title was the 10th for boys head coach Chris Plumb and 25th overall (15 with the girls program). Plumb extends the mark for most titles in state history by a coach.
- The state title marked the fourth IHSAA team state championship for Carmel during the 2020-2021 school year. It is the 23rd time the school’s athletic programs have won 4 or more state championships in one school year. It is the 11th straight school year the Greyhounds have won 4 or more titles in one school year .
Final Team Standings:
Franklin Community 169
Hamilton Southeastern 125
Center Grove 90