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DCST Takes Overall & Girls Scoring Lead after 1st Day of the District Champs

DCST takes Overall & Girls Scoring Lead after 1st Day of the District Championships

                After the first day of the Northwest District Championships held in La Salle – Peru, DCST had the overall and girls scoring leads.  In the girls division, which included swimmers ages 12 and younger on day 1, DCST had a 181 point lead over second place Rock River Valley (Rockford).  In the boys division, which includes swimmers ages 10 and younger on day 1, DCST was in fourth place 144 points behind first place Sage (McHenry).  In the combined scoring division, DCST lead second place Sage (McHenry) by 100 points.

                 In age group scoring, DCST won 2 of the 5 divisions contested on Saturday.  DCST finished tied for first in the boys ages 9 – 10 division and won the girls ages 11 – 12 division.  In the other divisions, DCST finished 2nd in girls ages 9 – 10 age group, 3rd in the girls ages 8 and younger division, and 6th in the boys ages 8 and younger division.

                Other highlights:

·        DCST won one Relay Event

·         Girls ages 11 – 12 Medley Relay (Athena Ye, Abby Pardridge, Celia Carpenter and Sarah Hein)

·        DCST won 7 Individual Events

·         Nicole Skrzypek – Girls ages 8 & Younger 25 Backstroke

·         Sarah Hein – Girls ages 11 – 12 200 Freestyle

·         Athena Ye – Girls ages 11 – 12 50 Backstroke, 50 Butterfly and 200 IM

·         Dane Pardridge – Boys ages 9 – 10 50 Freestyle

·         Gavin Anderson – Boys ages 9 – 10 100 Freestyle

·        DCST set two new District Records

                              ·         Athena Ye – Girls ages 9 – 10 50 Backstroke and 50 Butterfly

·        DCST won 4 Junior District events

                               ·         Kennedi Cary – Girls ages 8 & younger 50 Freestyle

                               ·         Ava Farrell – Girls ages 8 & younger 25 Butterfly

                               ·         Kristina Biundo – Girls ages 11 – 12 200 Freestyle

                               .         Evan Harrelson – Boys ages 6 & younger 25 Butterfly