Steamboat swim team earns high finishes |

Steamboat swim team earns high finishes

Team Lightning makes a splash at state championships

— Steamboat’s Team Lightning Swim Team landed 10 members in the July 28 to Aug. 1 state championships and had four racers qualify for the finals at the event.

Frank Ruppel finished 14th in the 100- and 200-meter backstroke races, 21st in the 50-meter butterfly and 15th in the 50-meter backstroke.

Samantha Terranova was 10th in the 200-meter freestyle and 11th in the 100 and 400 freestyle races.

Ty Kortas was 15th in the 50 breast stroke.

Those three were joined at the competition by Harry Wilson, Finn O’Connel, Kane Park, Tyler Terranova, Sarah Kite, Amy Brodie and Margaret Lichtenfels.

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