Thunder Mountain High School junior Micah Grigg swms in the 200-yard freestyle final on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. Grigg finished in fifth place. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School junior Micah Grigg swms in the 200-yard freestyle final on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. Grigg finished in fifth place. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Photos: State swim meet

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tyler Weldon capped his high school career with an exhilarating podium finish at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships on Saturday.

Weldon finished in third place in the 50-yard freestyle, just five-tenths of a second ahead of the other five swimmers in the race. Weldon was one of a handful of Juneau swimmers to advance to the finals on Saturday at the Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. Seniors Cian Hart and Cameron Howard, of JDHS, and junior Micah Grigg and freshman Nancy Liddle, of Thunder Mountain, were among the other Juneau swimmers to advance to Saturday’s finals.

Read about the meet in the Tuesday Empire or online at juneauempire.com.

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Cameron Howard swims in the girl’s 200-yard freestyle final on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. Howard finished in sixth place. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Cameron Howard swims in the girl’s 200-yard freestyle final on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. Howard finished in sixth place. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tate Goering swims the butterfly portion of the boys 200-yard medley relay on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. Goering and teammates Caleb Peimann, Tyler Weldon and Reed Gardinier finished in seventh place. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire) Pool in Anchorage. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tate Goering swims the butterfly portion of the boys 200-yard medley relay on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. Goering and teammates Caleb Peimann, Tyler Weldon and Reed Gardinier finished in seventh place. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire) Pool in Anchorage. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tyler Weldon speaks with coach Seth Cayce following his third-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. The second through eighth-place finishers all finished within 0.51 seconds of one another. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tyler Weldon speaks with coach Seth Cayce following his third-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle on Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swim & Dive Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage. The second through eighth-place finishers all finished within 0.51 seconds of one another. (Michael Dinneen | For the Juneau Empire)

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