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Swimming Has Begun

By Rachel Webster

Since girls swim and dive season begins with their first meet on Dec. 5, practice has already begun.

“This season I am hoping to make the qualification scores for coaches and state,” junior Hannah Block, diver, said. 

The most important meets, according to Block and freshman Ashley Jackson, are the Cherry Creek Elite on Dec. 7 and Coaches on Dec. 14.

“The start of season is always exciting for everyone getting back into the swing of things,” Block said. 

For freshman Ashley Jackson, this is her first year competing at both the club and high school levels.

“So, I do both teams. I do Colorado Stars and high school at the same time. So, I go to some high school practices. High school practices are an hour and a half each and they are 5 days a week. I’ll go to a high school practice and then I’ll go straight to my club practice for about two hours,” first year varsity A swimmer Jackson said. “I think the team is really good. We have about 50 swimmers and a couple divers. And so I think we are doing pretty good. Our varsity A team is really good this year.”