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Oak Park Tops DCST
Oak Park Tops DCST
 
            On Saturday, February 5, Oak Park (TOPS) defeated DCST by a score of 255 - 191. The score was fairly close considering TOPS had 181 swimmers entered in the meet compared to DCST’s 38. The loss was DCST’s first loss of the season, and our record is now 5 – 1 in dual meets. DCST swam alright with 38 career best times out of a total of 99 swims for a 38% improvement rate. DCST also had 2 swims which achieved the District Qualifying time and 2 swims which achieved the Area Qualifying time for the first time this year.
            Twelve swimmers had a great meet with at least two career best times. These swimmers were: Serena Allendorfer, Austin Bockman, Ashley Crotteau, Sabrina Groce, Toni LeBlanc, Cokie LeBlanc, Mel LeBlanc, Carson Rose, Chance Rose, Landon Rose, Emily Sichz, and Taylor Zitkus.
            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, Toni LeBlanc, age 6, and Austin Bockman, age 12, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.
 
Team Scores:
 
Group
DCST
TOPS
Girls
43
193
Boys
148
62
Combined
191
255