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DCST Exterminates the Geneva River Rats

DCST Exterminates the Geneva River Rats

            The Kishwaukee YMCA / DeKalb County Swim Team (DCST) opened the summer season dual meet schedule with a 427 – 287 point victory over the Geneva River Rats.  As a team, DCST swam very well with 215 personal lifetime best times out of a total of 350 swims for an improvement rate of 61%.

            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, Elizabeth Steckel, age 11, and Alex Grados, age 9, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.

            The following 67 swimmers had an excellent meet with at least two best individual times in the meet:   Matt Allen, Franz Allendorfer, Anthony Biundo, Kristina Biundo, Nathan Braun, Justin Buck, Celia Carpenter, Emily Carpino, Kylie Cork, Sophia Cork, Lou Dukes, Mason Dukes, Anabelle Engleson, Tessa Federici, Adam Goelitz, Alex Grados, Donny Gramer, Jacob Gramer, Teresa Gramer, Madisyn Grever, Anthony Gutierrez, Adrianne Hall, Gwen Hall, Tyler Hall, Mckyala Hanus, Kylee Heck, Sarah Hein, Emma Heinisch, Ethan Heinrich, Tyler Hull, Abbie Johnson, Grace Johnson, Noah Johnson, Abby Krull, Megan LeBlanc, Kensie Lennartz, Riley Lohse, Joe Luetkehans, Julia Luo, Holden Mackey, Matt Marchewka, Madelyn Maxwell, Rachel Maxwell, Maggie McConnaughay, Megan McConnaughay, Josephine McMahon, Ana Flavia Michelini, Emily Mildner, Abby Pardridge, Allie Peterson, Dylan Rasmussen, Julia Rasmussen, Amber Reynolds, Edith Reynolds, Tyler Schultz, Elizabeth Steckel, Libby Swedberg, Colin Tazelaar-Kruger, Tyler Theis, Anna Westhoff, Aspen Wheeler, Riley Wiegartz, Aleida Wilkins, Madison Williams, Morgan Williams, Kiki Wittenberg and Athena Ye.

            DCST’s next meet is the on June 18th at Woodstock

Team Scores

Division

DCST

GRR

Girls

225

133

Boys

202

154

Combined

427

287