The Duncan Banner

Sports

February 18, 2013

DHS swimmers fair well at state meet in Jenks

DUNCAN — Over the weekend in Jenks, the Duncan Swim team made one last splash on the 2012-13 season at the state meet.

As a team, the Demons finished in 11th place with 67 total points.

Bixby claimed the boys overall title with 275 points.

“Saturday was an outstanding day for our guys,” Duncan coach Andrew Bowers said. “This experience is going to be great in the long run, especially for our underclassmen. Charles (Espinola) really needed this chance to show what he could do. We were able to set two school records, which shows me just how much these guys have steadily improved over the course of the season.”

Duncan’s team of senior Mason Lang, freshman Charles Espinola, and juniors Damon Demar and Brennan DeHart started off the competition qualifying 11th in the 200 Medley Relay event with a time of 1:52.48.

While the Demons improved on their time in the final competition, clocking in at 1:51.29, DHS still finished in 11th place in the event overall.

In the 200 Freestyle Relay, Duncan finished the preliminary round in 10th place with a time of 1:38.15 before earning ninth place in the finals with an improved time of 1:35.86.

For the final relay event in the 400 Freestyle, DHS clocked in at 3:39.90 in the prelims, which was good enough for seventh place.

But, in the finals was where the Demons shined as they claimed sixth place, shaving more than five seconds off their prelim time, finishing at 3:34.15.

Individually, Lang finished the 100 Yard Backstroke event in 10th place with a time of 1:01.84 which was an improvement from his preliminary time of 1:02.13.

Demar clocked in at 24.02 in the prelims in the 50 Yard Freestyle event, but wasn’t able to qualify for the finals.

DeHart finished the 100 Yard Freestyle event in 13th place with a time of 53.74, which was a slight improvement from his preliminary run of 54.23.

Espinola finished the 100 Yard Butterfly event with a time of 1:02.39, which wasn’t enough to qualify for the finals competition.

 

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Big game atmosphere VYPE picks Duncan to make playoffs

    Despite facing a rigorous schedule, Duncan was picked by VYPE’s preseason football preview to return to the postseason after a one-year hiatus.
    With new coach Craig Benson taking over this season, the magazine predicted Duncan will finish fourth in Class 5A District 1 ahead of Chickasha and behind Ardmore. The Demons are also ranked as the No. 16 team in the Class, with Lawton Mac being the highest ranked team in the district at No. 4.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Local support Dehydrator breaks participation record

    With 626 participants, the 24th annual Dehydrator shattered its attendance record Saturday, welcoming riders from around the world to Duncan.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ash She is Safe 5K draws more than 100

    More than 100 participants flooded the streets of Duncan last night for the annual She is Safe Run to the Dark 5k.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dehydrator to start Saturday morning

    With the highest ever pre-register attendance in event history, 428, the 24th annual Dehydrator Bike Ride kicks off Saturday at 7 a.m. at the Simmons Center.

    July 25, 2014

  • Playing partners Just another day on the course

    Following Thursday’s twosome of Duncan freshman Thomas Strong and sixth-grader Ridge Harris, a casual viewer might forget that they were competing in a golf tournament.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cox Duncan’s Cox shines with 3-over 74

    Tuesday night, Duncan High School golfer Graham Cox stayed up late watching “Batman Begins.”

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Morrow Marlow trio looking to take next step at state

    The Marlow boys’ golf team finished fifth in the state tournament last year, but with the team actively trying to improve this summer, the Outlaws have their sights set much higher.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Watson leaves Bray-Doyle before first season starts

    Jeremy Watson has resigned as Bray-Doyle High School boys basketball coach, Athletic Director Frank Moser said Wednesday.

    July 24, 2014

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Expectations too high for a rehabbing Woods

    Tiger Woods finished near bottom last weekend at Royal Liverpool, drawing out his drought of major tournament wins. Despite the disappointing showing, Woods' return to form remains a matter of when, not if.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Stars align Big names featured at wrestling camp

    Kids were lining up for autographs from Oklahoma assistant wrestling coach Michael Lightner, after Marlow’s wrestling camp Tuesday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
AP Video
The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe
Poll

Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

     View Results