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Kilpela, Winn set Killer Whales team records

December 20, 2012
By Journal Sports Staff , The Mining Journal

MARQUETTE - Andrew Kilpela, 14, and Hannah Winn, 8, set team records while Colin Vanderschaaf, 7, qualified for a second state championship event at the Marquette Holiday Swim Meet hosted Dec. 15 by the YMCA of Marquette County.

Kilpela's mark came in the 50-yard backstroke when he covered the distance in 28.73 seconds.

Winn set the age 8 & under team record in the 200-yard butterfly with a 3:44.27 clocking.

Vanderschaaf won the 25-yard freestyle in a qualifying time of 17.12.

The Killer Whales now have 14 athletes qualified for individual events at the YMCA state championship meet scheduled for March.

Other individual event winners for the Killer Whales on Dec. 15 were: Abbey Brogan, Nathan Brown, Sam Fang, Ryan Glover, Thomas Griffith, Chase Hoel, Lauren Houle, Mollie Kilpela, Piper Lakenen, Paul Leow, Ben Luke, Delaney Marchiol, Archer Olson, Samantha Olson and Deve Oswald.

Also, Adam Quasem, Lauren Rotundo, Daniel Schouten, Iris Sloan, Grace Sobczak, Carson Vanderschaaf, Erin Vanderschaaf, Lyndsey Welch, Finnian Whalen, Paige Whaley, Winn, Jayme Winn, Maddie Wood and Elina Zhang

Individual Medalists (with a top 3 finish) were: Taryn Aho, Jason Andary, Hannah Bleckiner, Matthew Brauer, Hannah Brothers, Kelsey Glover, Seiler Hruska and Julia King.

In addition, Alexis Lacombe, Josie Ledgerwood, Caden McDougal, Abigayle Schloegel, Juan Schouten, Rachel Schouten, Eddie Sloan, Aiden Swanson, Annika Tervo,

The Killer Whales next compete in Iron Mountain January 5. For more information about the team, see



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