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Dolphins make a big splash vs. Clinton

The Illinois Valley Dolphins defeated Clinton 587-173 Saturday. The IVD boys brought home 31 first-place ribbons, 27 seconds and 20 thirds; the girls took 26 first places, 32 seconds and 18 thirds.

Ashley Heagy of Peru, Charleigh Holmes of Spring Valley and Linnea Lee-Brown of Princeton all took home a first place in every event they swam. There were five boys, Gunnar Jauch of Spring Valley, brothers Christopher (7) and Jacob (11) Lowery of Peru, Keegan Miller of Utica, and Jacob Pocivasek of Peru, who all took home a first place in every event that they swam.

Bureau County swimmers earning state qualifying times were Holmes (200 IM, 100 free, 50 breast), Jauch (100 fly, 100 free, 50 breast) and Lee-Brown (200 free, 100 fly). Caden Brooks of Princeton posted district qualifying times in the 200 IM, 100 free and 50 breast.

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