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Glenwood swimmers win 7 of 11 events in Junction

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Glenwood Springs placed second behind Fruita Monument at Saturday’s girls swimming and diving trip[ to Mesa State College in Grand Junction.

Palisade also competed at the three-team meet.

With only 12 swimmers, Glenwood managed to win seven of the day’s 11 events.



“We have one of the smallest teams this year than what we’ve had in years past, which puts us at a disadvantage against teams like Fruita, who have between 25 [and] 30 girls,” Demons coach Theresa Wagenman said.

Wagenman’s swimmers produced three new state-qualifying times in Junction.



Hannah Grumley, a sophomore, won the 200-yard individual medley with a qualifying time of 2 minutes, 24.68 seconds.

Ashley Roper, a sophomore at Coal Ridge who swims with the Demons, met the qualifying threshold by winning the 500 freestyle in 5:37.35.

Keevyn School, a senior, qualified for state in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.87), taking home first place in the process.

“Aside from state-qualifying times, we had personal bests by almost all the other swimmers,” Wagenman said. “I can’t think of any swimmer who didn’t at least have one personal-best time for the season at Saturday’s meet.

“Overall, I’m very pleased with how the team performed. The girls needed some good swims to boost their confidence and Saturday brought just that.”


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