Swim and dive roundup: Newcomers give GH a boost

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:20 AM

“All those first-year kids and newbies really stepped up last night,” Thorne said. “They are showing vast improvement.”

Three foreign exchange students who scored points for the Bucs were Japanese student Takuya Kobayaski, who continued his strong season with a first-place finish in both the 100-yard butterfly and 200 individual medley; German Janno Heins, who placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke; and Norweigen Dominik Schmidli, who took fourth in diving.


Facing off against a struggling Muskegon Catholic Central squad on Thursday, Spring Lake’s swimmers used the opportunity to compete in some new events and Penny Zacek was pleased with the results.

The Lakers still easily won the meet at the Spring Lake Aquatic Center, 112-42. They had some encouraging contributions, Zacek said, including Davis Allison, who won both the 100-yard breaststroke and dropped seven seconds in his 100 freestyle win.

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