DCST Defeats Cary For First NCISC Victory Of The Summer Season

 The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team defeated Cary in a dual meet at the Kishwaukee YMCA on Tuesday, June 12th by a score of 455 to 242.  We had 48 of our 69 participating swimmers go career best times and 88 of our 153 individual swims were best times calculating out to 58% best times for the team.


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


Nicholas Biundo

Connor Busch

Ellie Busch

Ava Carlson

Krispa Chapagain

Sam De La Cruz

Mikenna DeSpain

Ava Farrell

Kaitlyn Goff

Donovan Gooden

Jacob Gramer

Ana Hall

Sophia Hall

Georgia Harrelson

Lydia Heilman

Ava Karolewicz

Eileen Lehan

Ryann Lehan

Suzanna Lowery

Max Palacios

Caleb Piper

Hannah Raetzke

Kyle Rasmussen

Bella Rojo

Angelica Sanyal

Emma Scruggs

Maggie Simons

Lydia Zeitler

Miranda Zhang



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, Lydia Zeitler, age 8, and Jacob Gramer, age 12, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.