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DCST Wins at Rock River (Rockford)

DCST Wins at Rock River (Rockford)

        DCST won its first two meets of the season by beating Rock River (Rockford) and Freeport on November 8 at the Rock River YMCA.  DCST scored 604 points compared to 458 and 158 for Rock River and Freeport, respectively.  DCST is now 2 – 2 so far this season.  As a team, DCST had 100 career best times out of a total of 226 swims for a 44% improvement rate.  DCST had 5 swims which achieved the District Qualifying time for the first time. 

            Thirty-three swimmers had a great meet with at least two career best times. These swimmers were:  Kyleigh Allen, Matt Allen, Timothy Braun, David Buck, Maxwell Buck, Steven Chen, Danny Cork, Sophie Cork, Anna Davies, Sam De La Cruz, Noah Dean, Trinity Eissens, Anabelle Engleson, Tommy Frayne, Kathryn Fredrickson, Millie Gidaszewski, Serena Goelitz, Jenna Hale, Evan Harrelson, Gregory Harrelson, Theo Heilman, Evan M. Johnson, Noah Johnson, Elissa Kerwin, Cole Moon, Allie Peterson, Bradley Ruetten, Gabi Smith, Mazie Sweers, Ben Vicker, Anna Westhoff, Ian Wickens-Walther and Riley Wiegartz.

            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, Anna Davies, age 8, and Riley Wiegartz, age 7, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.

Team Scores

Division

DCST

RAYS

BLFN

Girls

263

269

72

Boys

341

189

86

Combined

604

458

158