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Miller had the flu for last year's state meet, and didn't swim up to his potential in the IM and had to scratch the Park won in a nail-biter over. IHSA State Series Pre-Meet Coaches and Captains Information · Ticket Lottery System · Interpretation--Relay Alternates at the IHSA Swimming/Diving Finals. Illinois Swimming Regional Winter Championships February , (7- Sites). Regional Assignments. Elgin Cyclones Swim Team, Homewood Flossmoor.
Their highest qualifier is senior Pat Birck, who is seeded 12th.
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Even if he finishes in 12th, that one point could make the difference this year. Snarski and Harrington were both 49s at their sectional meet for Libertyville, and McQuet of New Trier, who has been The other 49s from sectionals were Justin deDianous of Normal Community West, who is actually a twin. His brother Tyler is swimming the 50 and free at state.Omar Fathallah 2018 IL Age Group Championships SCY Finals 100 Free
The final 49 is freshman star Franco Reyes of Hinsdale Central. Daniel Hein, sophomore at Dekalb, has a best of 49, although he was Held has a lifetime best of Russo will fight to be the first A final qualifier in an individual event for the Wildkits since Tim Silkaitis in the IM and back in Brian Portland of Hinsdale Central is another name to watch in the free. Drury has a best of Fotsch has been 47 high untapered this season and has been 46 on their relay, and could have provided a boost for the Trevians.
Mike Wolfe Bloomingtonhowever, has been right under 4: Jared Schimmelpfenning will be back at it in this event, and after that there is a significant drop off. It will still probably take a 4: In the wake of the Danny Thomson-Reed Malone era, where they tested each other and state records, Illinois still waits for a freestyler to challenge their dominance.
An ill Miller split Drury lead off Their fourth swimmer, John Remmes, was only Libertyville will depend on Harrington showing up big, as he has been under 21 flat start. New Trier does not have the sprinting depth they have had in the past, so they will be fighting teams like Metea Valley, Hinsdale Central, and Peoria Notre Dame for an A final spot.
Another team to watch for the title is Glenbrook South.
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Salomon has split 20 mid for them on multiple occasions, and the supporting cast will have to be fast to overtake Libertyville or Normal. This year, Steven Tan is swimming back, and his best is Daniel Hein has the third seed after sectionals Salerno took the top seed going into finals, but fell to 6th in finals while Park won in She was a 1: A slew of swimmers have come dangerously close since Tarazi is the top seed in the free after her impressive Her best ever is a 4: These three will all meet in the IM.
Tarazi was a few tenths off of her best, Peplowski was under 2: Guyett has popped 2: Since that meet, Jacobsen has been 4: Coming off a hot summer, look for Jacobsen to obliterate that record. Erin Falconer, a future Auburn Tiger, was bested by Gabby Sims last year in the free despite going faster than her in prelims.
Freshman Tarazi will be hot on her heels, though, as she was faster than Falconer at their sectional meets. Jacobsen and Falconer will meet again in the free, which may be the most electric race of the meet.
State record beware— although Jacobsen has it, Falconer went 1: The winner of this epic showdown will likely take down the state record in the process.
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These are just the big races to look out for. Other than these team and individual battles, there are plenty of team rivalries to be played out as well as breakout swims waiting to happen. One of the deepest high school meets every year, the top 12 swimmers in each event will not be separated by much, especially in the 50 free, where 15 swimmers go into the meet under 24 seconds.
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