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November 5, 2012

DHS swimmers look strong at second meet

CHICKASHA — The Duncan High School swim teams went on the road for first time this season and continued to show potential for things to come.

Facing Edmond Santa Fe and Chickasha swimmers at a meet in Chickasha on Monday, the Demons and Lady Demons shined in the sprint events, though their overall showing wasn’t as strong.

“Overall, I thought we swam well,” said Duncan coach Andrew Bowers. “Swimming a meet on a Monday proved to be difficult, especially coming off the meet on Thursday.

“The times were slightly less than what we were expecting, as the water just seemed to be slow today,” he added, “but the kids showed tremendous effort.”

Charles Espinola made waves for Duncan, finishing first in the 100-meter freestyle, while taking second in the 50 freestyle to teammate Damon Demar, who placed third in the 100.

Both were also members of the 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams that finished second.

Mason Lang took second in the 100 backstroke and Brennan DeHart was second in the 100 freestyle.

Jill Baker paced the girls’ team as she took second in the 100 freestyle fourth in the 50 freestyle.

Brittany Boles, Marlow’s lone swimmer, was third in the 100 backstroke and fifth in the 100 freestyle.

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