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Monday, August 29, 2016 This Week's Paper
Chard sets two more state-qualifying times for Falcons

Foss swimmer Emma Chard set two more state-qualifying times in individual events in the Falcons' 120-54 loss to Wilson in a dual meet on Tuesday evening.

The senior notched a state time of 2:11.40 in winning the 200-yard individual medley and won the 100-yard breaststroke in a state time of 1:09.26.

It was the fifth and sixth state-qualifying times notched by Chard in just two dual meets so far this year, after finishing second in the 100-yard breaststroke and third in the 100-yard freestyle at the 3A state meet last year. She qualified in the 50-, 100-, 200- and 500-freestyles in the Falcons’ first dual meet against Mount Tahoma.

Meanwhile, Wilson state-tested sophomore Madeleine Dodge helped lead the way for the Rams, capturing the 200-yard freestyle in 2:07.65 and the 100-yard butterfly in 1:06.40. She also teamed with Kelly Tran, Karli Stevenson and Rachel Duke to win the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay. Both relay times – along with Dodge’s two individual wins – easily qualified for the 3A district meet.

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