Archive for Thursday, February 7, 2008

Local swimmers excel at meet

February 7, 2008

Kurt Weber, a Lansing High sophomore, participated in the divisional qualifier swim meet on Jan. 25-27 in Olathe. Weber placed first in the 200-yard butterfly, 400-yard individual medley, 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard backstroke, 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly races. In addition, he placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Teammate Shyann Winkler, also a Lansing resident, earned top-five finishes in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle, 100- and 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke.

Lansing Elementary School students Matt Holden and Katrin Holden also competed. Matt placed ninth in the 100-yard freestyle and 19th in the 50-yard backstroke. Katrin Holden placed 11th in the 50-yard freestyle, 17th in the 25-yard backstroke and third in the 25-yard breaststroke.

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