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Door County United adds swimmers to state meet

A few more swimmers will join Jacob Norton at this weekend's state swim meet in Waukesha.

 

Norton punched his ticket to the state meet by winning the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of just over 1:01. Sectional winners automatically clinched state berth, but other swimmers had to wait to find out if the times they posted last Saturday were enough to make the meet as well.

 

Other state qualifiers include:

  • 200-yard medley relay
  • 200-yard individual medley- Ethan Almstadt, Luke Bousley
  • 50-yard freestyle- Jacob Northon
  • 100-yard freestyle- Luke Bousley
  • 200-yard freestyle relay
  • 100-yard breaststroke- Drew Rass along with Norton

The state meet begins at the Waukesha South High School Natatorium beginning at 6 p.m.

 

Picture courtesy of Sturgeon Bay School District

 

Comments from head coach Jeff Norton

The DCU boys swim team competed in Sectional swim meet at Ashwaubenon on Saturday and came home with a 3rd place finish out of 12 teams. The team had 5 swimmers qualify for the State Swim Meet next Friday night in Waukesha.

First up in the 200 Medley Relay was Jacob Norton, Drew Rass, Connor Thompson, and Luke Bousley where their 12th place finish earns them a spot in Heat 1 next Friday night in Waukesha.
Ethan Almstadt and Luke Bousley will be competing in the 200 IM with personal best times to qualify.


Jacob Norton will be swimming in lane 3 of heat 1 in the 50 Free and Luke Bousley will be in lane 6 heat 1 of the 100 Free.


The teams strong performance in the 200 Free Relay has them as the 4th seed in Waukesha on Friday night.


Also continuing the tradition of excellent breaststroke swimming from Door County(thanks Mike) the team will have 2 swimmers in the A final heat in Waukesha with Jacob Norton seeded 4th and Drew Rass seeded 8th heading into the State Meet.


Thanks for all the community support throughout this season and Go DCU!!

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