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McCook swimmers big winners at Grand Island meet

Thursday, November 6, 2008

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Ronda Graff McCook Swim Team member Kerrigan Burns placed 10th in the 8 and under girls 25-meter backstroke and 12th in the 8 and under girls 25-meter freestyle at the Grand Island meet Sunday.
GRAND ISLAND -- The McCook YMCA Swim Team attended their first meet of the 2008-09 winter swim season in Grand Island on Sunday.

With teams from Grand Island, Hastings and McCook, the meet included more than 100 swimmers with 374 entries.

McCook's Jamie Soderlund was a triple winner for the team with firsts in the girls 13-14 50-meter freestyle, girls 13-14 100-meter backstroke and girls 13-14 100-meter freestyle.

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Ronda Graff McCook's Shayne Coleman won the 9-10 girls 50-meter backstroke and third in the 9-10 girls 50-meter freestyle at the Grand Island meet.
Andrew Graff was a double winner, taking firsts in the boys 8 and under 50-meter freestyle and the boys 8 and under 25-meter butterfly.

Other firsts included: Hannah Kohl in the girls 9-10 100-meter freestyle; Shayne Coleman in the girls 9-10 50-meter backstroke; Kristen Burns in the girls 9-10 50-meter freestyle; and Sam Backer in the boys 11-12 50-meter butterfly.

With the pool renovation project delaying practices, the team went into this meet with limited pool time.

"The kids really held their own for only having a handful of practices," Flaska said. "We definitely had to dig deep. The limited time didn't intimidate newer members of the team.

"I was very pleased to have Sam Knoll, Rachel Gordine and Faith and Riley Hansen jump right in and attend their first meet.

"And, although practices were delayed, it was definitely worth the wait. We are enjoying the new system and appreciate all the hard work and support.

"The team would like to say thank you to all who supported the Save the Wave project."

Next up for the swimmers will be a meet in Hastings on Nov. 15.

Girls 50 free 8 and under

57.06 Coleman, Candace 2

1:09.12 Smith, Abby 4

Boys 50 free 8 and under

1:00.59 Graff, Andrew 1

1:10.64 Graff, Erik 2

Girls 100 free 9-10

1:54.52 Kohl, Hannah 1

Girls 100 free 11-12

1:36.13 Graff, Anna 5

1:37.23 Jones, Lexis 6

2:01.98 Kool, Bailey 10

Boys 100 free 11-12

1:40.04 Backer, Sam 5

Girls 50 free 13-14

33.99 Soderlund, Jamie 1

Girls 50 free

1:19.18 Kinne, Amanda 12

Boys 25 fly 8 and under

1:05.72 Graff, Andrew 1

Boys 50 fly 9-10

58.90 Graff, Alex 3

Girls 50 fly 11-12

43.81 Geisler, Taylor 2

Boys 50 fly 11-12

59.59 Backer, Sam 1

Girls 25 back 8 and under

33.73 Smith, Abby 4

34.16 Soderlund, Jean 6

49.61 Burns, Kerrigan 10

53.12 Hansen, Riley 11

Boys 25 back 8 and under

31.86 Graff, Andrew 2

46.75 Knoll, Sam 6

Girls 50 back 9-10

56.86 Coleman, Shayne 1

Girls 50 back 11-12

55.31 Graff, Anna 7

58.90 Kool, Bailey 8

1:03.98 Klein, Kerrigan 9

1:12.40 Gordine, Rachel 12

Girls 100 back 13-14

1:29.56 Soderlund, Jamie 1

1:46.54 Steer, Courtney 2

Girls 100 back

3:31.67 Kinne, Amanda 7

Girls 200 free 11-12

3:55.39 Graff, Anna 2

Girls 200 free 13-14

3:28.24 Steer, Courtney 2

Girls 50 breast 9-10

1:01.30 Kohl, Hannah 2

Boys 50 breast 9-10

1:08.98 Graff, Alex 5

Girls 50 breast 11-12

52.90 Jones, Lexis 5

53.98 Geisler, Taylor 6

1:10.64 Klein, Kerrigan 8

Girls 25 free 8 and under

26.65 Soderlund, Jean 2

28.94 Coleman, Candace 4

30.79 Smith, Abby 6

33.91 Hansen, Riley 7

52.28 Burns, Kerrigan 12

Boys 25 free 8 and under

26.91 Graff, Andrew 2

31.65 Graff, Erik 4

43.54 Knoll, Sam 6

Girls 50 free 9-10

40.15 Burns, Kristen 1

49.86 Kohl, Hannah 2

52.10 Coleman, Shayne 3

58.30 Hansen, Faith 5

Boys 50 free 9-10

50.12 Graff, Alex 3

Girls 50 free 11-12

45.67 Klein, Kerrigan 6

Boys 50 free 11-12

42.04 Backer, Sam 2

Girls 100 free 13-14

1:19.62 Soderlund, Jamie 1

1:36.45 Steer, Courtney 2

Girls 100 IM 9-10

1:55.56 Burns, Kristen 3

Girls 12 and under 200 Medley

3:30.20A Relay 3 Bailey Kool Taylor Geisler Anna Graff Lexis Jones


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