Swimming: Defending-champion Dexter finishes second at D-2 state finals

The defending champion Dexter girls’ swimming and diving team made a big splash on Saturday for a repeat performance but came up a few point shorts but still finished an impressive second at the Division 2 state finals at Holland Aquatics.

The Dreadnaughts finished with 241 points to take second behind winner East Grand Rapids (396). Rochester Adams was third (205) and Seaholm fourth (190).

The Dreads took fifth in the medley relay as the team of Amelia Kinnard, Zoe Michos, Charlotte Schultz and Hannah Quist touched with a time of 1 minute, 48.56 seconds.

The Dreadnaughts, led by the Schultz sisters, dominated the 200 freestyle. Annette, a senior, took first with a time of 1:49.30 followed by Adams’ Lisa Lohner in 1:54.28. Charlotte, only a freshman, was third in 1:53.47 for Dexter. Sophomore Sarah Zofchak was sixth in 1:54.97. The three swimmers racked up 49 points in a single event.

Kinnard, a senior, was 11th in the IM in 2:10.96. Quist, also a senior, swam 10th in the 50 free in 24.61.

In diving, Popi Vorias was 18th with 227.50 points.

Annette Schultz took third in the 100 free with a time of 51.41.

Zofchak, a senior, touched third in the 500 free with a time of 5:03.15 and Grace Kacmarek, a senior, was fifth in 5:07.35. The duo scored 30 points for the team.

The foursome of Quist, Zofchak, Kacmarek and Annette Schultz was third in the 200 free relay in 1:39.83.

In the backstroke, Amelia Kinnard was fifth in 57.25 and Quist was 14th (1:00.42).

Sophomore Zoe Michos was 15th in the breaststroke in 1:08.2.

The Dreads finished the meet with a first-place finish in the 400 free relay. The team of Zofchak, Kacmarek, Kinnard and Annette Schultz touched in 3:34.01.

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