Swimming Roundup, Feb. 20

Cape Central junior Ava Duncan and sophomore Bella Dennis paced the Tigers through the opening day of the MSHSAA Class 1 Girl's State Swim Finals at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters.

Duncan swam a time of 59.49 in the 100 backstroke to earn a fifth-place finish in the prelims, while Dennis is seeded seventh in the 100 breaststroke after swimming a time of 1:08.53.

The Tigers 200 medley relay squad finished second with a time of 1:52.16.

The finals are today and the following area swimmers advanced out of Thursday's prelims:

200 Yard Medley Relay

2. Cape Central, 1:52.16; 16. Notre Dame, 1:58.41

200 Yard Freestyle

16. Grace Sanders (Cape Central), 2:02.04

50 Yard Freestyle

13. Lauren Lamar (Cape Central), 25:45

100 Yard Freestyle

11. Ava Duncan (Cape Central), 55.17; 16. Lauren Lamar (Cape Central), 55.72

100 Yard Backstroke

5. Ava Duncan (Cape Central), 59.49

100 Yard Breaststroke

7. Bella Dennis (Cape Central), 1:08.53

400 Yard Relay

9. Cape Central, 3:49.94

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