March 13, 2013
Parker Kortas, left, and Frank Ruppel competed at the Colorado Age Group State Championship during the weekend in Fort Collins. Competing for the Old Town Hot Springs Steamboat Tridents, Kortas, 12, finished in the top 20 in the 100 breaststroke and had her best time in the 200 breast. Ruppel, 14, was fifth in the 200 back and eighth in the 100 back. He also was 12th in the 100 fly and 14th in the 200 fly.