PHOENIX, AZ- The Baylor School Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving team was named Swimming World Magazine National Independent High School Champions for the 2017-2018 season. This is the fifth time that the Baylor School has received this honor from Swimming World. Swimming World Magazine conducts a mythical high school national championship based on the top times posted during the 2017-2018 season. In the overall rankings for both public and independent schools, the Baylor School boys finished third overall with a total of 98 points.
The overall boys championship this year went to North Allegheny High School (168.0 points) in Pennsylvania, while Carmel (142.5 points) in Indiana was second. On the girls side Nashville’s Harpeth Hall claimed the overall and Independent High School title scoring 170.5 points.
The Baylor School Varsity Boys team won Independent High School National Championships in 2008 and 2009. The Varsity girls team claimed the overall High School Championship in 2012, and they also graced the cover of Swimming World Magazine during that season. The girls also took Independent High School National Titles in 2009, 2010, and 2012.