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Mount Vernon’s Robert Williams swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 meter individual medley during the 2013 OHSAA Division I Central District Swimming and Diving Championships, held Saturday at The Ohio State University.
Mount Vernon’s Robert Williams swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 meter individual medley during the 2013 OHSAA Division I Central District Swimming and Diving Championships, held Saturday at The Ohio State University. (Photo by Geoff Cowles) View Image

By Mount Vernon News
February 18, 2013 10:41 am EST

 

COLUMBUS — Landing three relay teams and two individuals in districts is a great way to cap off any rebuilding year.

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The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket swim team put up some of its best numbers of the season to make a strong showing at the 2013 OHSAA Central District Swimming and Diving Championships, held at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion at The Ohio State University on Saturday.

“It was a phenomenal day for a team that was in a rebuild year,” said Mount Vernon swim coach Josh Kline. “Everyone had a personal best today.”

Mount Vernon junior Victor Lowe swam the race of his life in the boys 50-meter freestyle but he was in some fast company. His ninth-place time of 22.24 was the best performance by a Mount Vernon swimmer for the day. For Lowe, however, it was a blur.

“I forgot if I even breathed,” said Lowe.

Kline assured his sprinter that he did breathe. “Maybe not the first 25 (yards),” said Kline, “but you have to get oxygen at some point.”

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