GCHS swim team makes strong showing in pair of meets
by Jacque Garcia
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Red Devil Kierstan Kimmerle takes second place in the 500-yard freestyle at Richfield High School on Monday, Nov. 27. 				               Photo by Ron Drake
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On Wednesday, Nov. 21, the Grand County High School swim team competed at the Moab Aquatic Center in a quad meet against squads from Carbon, Gunnison and Millard — and the Red Devils saw improvement as a number of Grand County swimmers continue to set new personal records.

One swimmer who is racing better than ever is Braxten Pierce, who set a personal record of 59.20 in the 100-yard butterfly, earning him a first-place finish.

The GCHS boys’ team won the meet overall with 322 points. Millard finished second with 254 points, Carbon was third with 214 points and Gunnison came in fourth with 86 points.

On the girls’ side GCHS finished in second place with 195 points to Carbon’s 362. Millard came in third with 193 points and Gunnison was fourth with 90 points.

On Mon. Nov 27, the team competed at Richfield High School in a tri-meet. The boys tied with Richfield for first place with 112 points and Gunnison finished third with 27 points. The girls finished second with 88 points to Richfield’s 168 and Gunnison came in third with 17 points.

The Red Devils will compete again Friday, Dec. 1 at the Moab Aquatic Center.

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