March 20, 2020—
Luke Paxton , a junior at Badin High School in Hamilton, Ohio, has announced his verbal commitment to The Ohio State University for 2021-22. Paxton won the 200 free at the 2020 OHSAA Division 2 Swimming and Diving Championships in February, going 1:39.16 in the final after having notched a lifetime best of 1:38.60 in prelims. He swam fly (21.64) on the 3rd-place medley relay and led off the 5th-place 400 free relay with 45.77. (Paxton had been the top seed in the 100 fly but was DQd in prelims.) In club swimming, Paxton represents Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA Tigersharks.
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