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Big Dogs Win Byron Turkey Shoot

Big Dogs Win Byron Turkey Shoot

 

The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team traveled to Byron for a two-day invitational where they took the team title at the end of the meet.  We had 32 of our 42 swimmers who competed in the meet swim a career best time.  Overall it was an OK meet in which 93 of our 249 swims were career best times for an average of 37% for the meet.

 

The following swimmers had an outstanding meet with all of their individual swims resulting in best times:

 

Maddy Fitch

Evan Johnson

Max Palacios

 

After each meet, the coaching staff picks two swimmers, one girl and one boy, as the “Big Dogs” of the meet. Big Dogs are not only selected on their performance in the meet, but the coaches also take into consideration the swimmer’s practice attendance, work ethic, team spirit and sportsmanship. For this meet, Ava Bloyd, age 6, and Brendan Sullivan, age 13, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.

 

Team Scores

1.Dekalb County Swim Team           2558

2.Byron Tiger Sharks                           2442

3.Sterling Stingrays                             2290.5

4.Rockford Marlins                              2059