Stingrays make notable improvements


Several Worthington Stingrays swim team members produced exceptional finishes in their most recent meet.

Liam Gordon qualified for regionals for the first time in his 50-freestyle competition. Grace Fields, who qualified earlier, improved her speed time by .73 seconds.

Three swimmers improved on all three of their events: Lance Gordon, Jonas Oberloh and Jean Carlos Rodriguez.

One young swimmer, 8-year-old Preston Kumi, challenged himself to attempt two new strokes. He attempted the 25 butterfly and the 25 breaststroke for the first time in the same meet, winning both events.

Several other swimmers improved in at least two of their events: Carlos Esparza, Adrian Fonseca, Gerret Larson, Alea Ross, Gracie Schreiber, Jordan Schreiber, Claire Schultz, Elizabeth Spiegelhoff and Maria Valle.


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