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McDonald wins two events at Colorado Long Course

A move up to the senior girls level was no problem for Sopris Barracudas swimmer Emily McDonald.Competing for the first time at club swimming’s highest level, the incoming Glenwood Springs High School sophomore won two events at the Colorado Long Course Swimming Championships in Colorado Springs.And, according to Sopris Barracudas head coach Howard Jay, she set personal-best times in both victories.In the 50-meter freestyle, McDonald, 15, zipped to the finish in 27.48 seconds. Later in the meet McDonald set an event-best 59.77 time in the 100-meter free.McDonald will conclude her summer season later this month at the Western Regional club championships in Seattle, Wash.Teammate Alina Roberts also posted a top ten time in the senior girls 50 free with a 28.52 seventh-place mark in her final club meet.This fall, Roberts, an Aspen High School graduate, will compete at the collegiate level at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.The Barracudas’ Jonathan Jay finished 18th in the senior boys 1,500-meter and 21st in the 800-meter freestyle events, respectively.In the 10-and-younger division, the youngest age group of the meet, 10-year-olds Keevyn Scholl and Sebastian Key finished in the top 15 in two events each for the Sopris squad.Quincey Snyder, the lone Rifle Stingray state qualifier, placed 28th in an 11-to 12-year-old girls 50-meter breast stroke preliminary heat. Snyder’s finish in the 50-meter freestyle was not made available to the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.Quincey Snyder, the lone Rifle Stingray state qualifier, placed 28th in an 11-to 12-year-old girls 50-meter breast stroke preliminary heat. Snyder’s finish in the 50-meter freestyle was not made available to the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.


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