Sage and Belvidere Visit DCST


Sage and Belvidere Visit DCST


The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team competed against Sage and Belvidere in a dual meet at home.  We had 63 of our 73 participating swimmers go career best times and 113 of our 231 individual swims were best times which calculated out to a very strong 53% best times for the team.


The following swimmers had an outstanding meet with all of their individual swims resulting in best times:


Esme Beckley

Jessie Fredrickson

Matteo Graham

Jacob Gramer

Olivia Hall

Gage Helfrich

Noah Johnson

Ava Karolewicz

Maya Lehan

Rebecca Nenonen

Hannah Raetzke

Anna Robbins

Nicole Skrzypek

Brendan Sullivan

Jared VanderSchee

Justin Wu


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, Kaylie Simms, age 10, and Justin Wu, age 10, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.