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DCST Takes Bite out of the Barracudas

DCST Takes a Bite out of the Barracudas

            The Kishwaukee YMCA / DeKalb County Swim Team (DCST) improved to 2 – 0 on the summer season with a victory against the visiting Cary Barracudas.  DCST won by a score of 468 – 243.  As a team, DCST swam okay with a 156 personal lifetime best times out of a total of a 348 swims for an improvement rate of 45%.

            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, Mazie Sweers, age 5, and Roan Dowling, age 11, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.

            The following 54 swimmers had an excellent meet with at least two best individual times in the meet:   Gavin Anderson, Kristina Biundo, Nicholas Biundo, Emma Bloyd, Aidan Bruhl, Justin Buck, Maxwell Buck, Quinn Cynor, Nina De La Cruz, Sam De La Cruz, Megan Decker, Roan Dowling, Lou Dukes, Trinity Eissens, Audra Ettelbrick, Maura Fisers, Grace Flemming, Kathryn Fredrickson, Millie Gidaszewski, Nick Glover, Brayden Goff, Kaitlyn Goff, Jacob Gramer, Adrianne Hall, Catie Haub, Theo Heilman, Emma Heinisch, Abbie Johnson, Evan D Johnson, Evan M Johnson, Grace Johnson, Nick Johnson, Elina Keswani, Ryan Latimer, Megan LeBlanc, Caroline Mackey, Spencer Mackey, Mason Miller, Aiden Page, Allie Peterson, Colin Purcell, Emily Raetzke, Hannah Raetzke, Julia Rasmussen, Alexander Skrzypek, Elizabeth Steckel, Isiss Stuckey, Mazie Sweers, Tyler Theis, Zoe Vicker, Ritta Wi, Aleida Wilkins, Kiki Wittenberg and Andrew Wu.

            DCST’s is in action this weekend (June 20 – 22) at the Champaign USA Meet.  DCST’s next full team dual meet is on Tuesday, June 24 at Woodstock.

Team Scores

Division

DCST

CARY

Girls

266

91

Boys

202

152

Combined

468

243