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    The Red Devil swim team competes earlier this season. File photo

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    Pat Pakkarato took third place in the boys 200-yard IM and he earned fourth place in the 100-yard breaststroke; Kyla Jackman secured 11th place in the girls 100-yard breaststroke.

    Josie Wakefield earned fifth place and Zoe Warren picked up the 10th spot for the Lady Red Devils in the 100-yard backstroke. Arthur Hawks and Dallin Stucki landed in the eighth and ninth spots respectively for the boys in that event.

    Wakefield scored ninth place out of over 50 other competitors in the girls 100-yard freestyle race. Warren locked up 10th in the 100-yard butterfly. Hawks took the number 11 spot in the boys 100-yard butterfly.

    As a team, Camron Stotz, Stryder Young, Pakkarato and Stucki placed fifth in the 200-yard free relay and locked up sixth place in the boys 400-yard free relay out of 17 competing teams.

    Wakefield, Warren, Jackman and Aly Bertoch landed in ninth place out of 23 other teams in the girls 200-yard free relay.

    The Grand County swim team is scheduled to attend a meet at South Summit in Kamas, on Friday, Jan. 3.

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