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DCST Stings the Rays

DCST Stings the Rays

            The Kishwaukee YMCA / DeKalb County Swim Team (DCST) defeated the visiting Huntley Stingrays by a score of 434 – 272.  With the win, DCST improved to 3 – 1 on the summer season.  As a team, DCST didn’t swim particularly well with only 130 personal lifetime best times out of a total of a 346 swims for an improvement rate of 38%.

            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, Kathryn Fredrickson, age 6, and Anthony Biundo, age 11, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.

            The following 42 swimmers had an excellent meet with at least two best individual times in the meet:   Dillon Anderson, David Beaty, Anthony Biundo, Kristina Biundo, Emma Bloyd, Nathan Braun, Justin Buck, Maxwell Buck, Celia Carpenter, Bella De La Cruz, Nina De La Cruz, Sam De La Cruz, Megan Decker, Roan Dowling, Trinity Eissens, Maura Fisers, Kathryn Fredrickson, Nick Glover, Kaitlyn Goff, Teresa Gramer, Jenna Hale, Megan Hale, Adrianne Hall, Gregory Harrelson, Catie Haub, Miriam Heilman, Elina Keswani, Sarah Larson, Spencer Mackey, Allie Peterson, Colin Purcell, Hannah Raetzke, Julia Rasmussen, Elissa Roose, Gabi Smith, Issis Stuckey, Alyssa Swanson, Mazie Sweers, Tyler Theis, Calvin VanderSchee, Colin Wunner and Catherine Zamora.

            DCST’s next full team dual meet is at Crystal Lake on Tuesday, July 8.

Team Scores

Division

DCST

HSST

Girls

223

133

Boys

211

139

Combined

434

272