Girls Swim and Dive Loses a Tough meet to Rockford on Senior Night

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Camille Berko

Junior Regan Riemersma strives to win her race and beat her personal record in the breaststroke. Grand Haven girls swim team competed against Rockford on Thursday October 3.

Camille Berko, Managing Editor for Content

What Happened?

The girls swim team lost last night to a strong Rockford team 186-129. The Bucs battled hard, with many races ending tight, but it just wasn’t enough. 

Key Players.

  • Senior Kathryn Ackerman: The captain made two new school records, one in 200 free, and the other in 100 butterfly
  • Junior Ocean Veldhouse: The swimmer made the cut for states in the 100 free and 50 free

They Said it.

  • “There was a lot of heart in the meet tonight,” senior Jessica Boyer said. “We came into it knowing it was going to be emotional and tough.”
  • “Overall we did really well against a really hard team,” senior Kirsten Dykstra said.

Whats Next?

The team travels to Hudsonville next Thursday, October 10 at 6 p.m. This will be the first and only meeting of the season between the two teams.