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Denton Swimmers Battle Denison & Wichita Falls

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Denton High School Swim Team

It’s not easy having to swim in a meet only a few days after Thanksgiving, but the Broncos performed well in the pool on Tuesday against swimmers from Denison, Burkburnett, three Wichita Falls High Schools, and the three other Denton ISD High Schools.

Denton High School Girls Swim TeamDelia Breedlove won the 100 yard Backstroke with a personal best time of 1:09:55, beating the second place finisher from Guyer in an exciting race by 0.31 seconds.

Lucija Ruzevic won the 100 yard Breaststroke by almost four seconds over her closest rival.

Brittney Ball and Tabitha Barron finished 5th and 7th in the 100 Back, both of whom also set personal bests.

Karese Arnold had a strong 6th place showing out of 51 swimmers in the 50 Free.

Denton High Broncos Boys Swim TeamThe Bronco Boys had another strong meet. Zackery Clark had another strong meet by winning the 500 Free and taking second in the 200 yard Freestyle. His time of 1:57.93 in the latter was a personal best for Clark.

Seth Herrmann cruised to first place by a full 7 seconds in the 200 Individual Medley and also took second in the 100 Fly.

Rayce Richter brought home a 2nd place finish in the 100 Back.

Bruce Tran finished fourth in the 200 Free and established a new personal best time for himself in the event.

In the Boys 100 yard Breaststroke, Caden Young netted a 4th place finish.

Steven Goodfriend and Steven Chavez  both set personal bests en route to sixth and seventh place finishes, respectively, in the 100 Free against 20 other swimmers.

Members of the Denton Bronco Swim TeamIn Relay action, the Boys 400 Yard Free Relay team of Clark, Devon Fairbanks, Richter, and Herrmann squeaked out a win by beating the team from Guyer to the wall in a “photo” finish. The Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay team earned a 3rd place finish.

 

At the meet, 15 Bronco Swimmers posted personal bests at the meet: Gerardo Avalos, Ball, Barron, Breedlove, Chavez, Clark, Ashlyn DuVall, Tristan Fairbanks, Romane Gaigneux, Goodfriend, Drake Keffer, MacKenzy Mueller, Michaela Mueller, Tristan Polk, and Tran.

The Broncos have a long layoff before their next full team meet, the Flower Mound Invitational, which will be held on January 7th at the Westside Aquatics Center in Lewisville.

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