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November 26, 2013

Sports briefs, Nov. 26

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“Sometimes Monday night matches are a little hard to get motivated for, but they did a pretty good job,” Western coach Chad Shepherd said of his grapplers. “They actually wrestled — they didn’t go out there out of control. Northfield was a pretty young team. We pretty well took care of business like we should have.”

KHS girls swimmers turn back Manchester

Kokomo’s girls swimming and diving team beat visiting Manchester 103-77 Monday night.

Sydney Glassburn won the 50 freestyle (:29.1) and 100 free (1:05.12), Jessica Estep won the 100 backstroke (1:19.35) and Autumn Carroll won the 100 breaststroke (1:24.46). Also for Kokomo, Hannah Reecer and Briana Evenhart went 1-2 in the diving program with Reecer posting a winning score of 173.7.

Kokomo also won a pair of relay events. Estep, Carroll, Glassburn and Brooke Dill won the 200 medley and Sara White, Estep, Jessica Gates and Carroll won the 400 free in 4:40.23.

“We dropped a collective 347 seconds in our first meet. This meet, we dropped 241 seconds. I don’t know what more I could ask of these young ladies,” Kokomo coach Donita Walters said. “We’re a green team and we have a lot to work on, but I am excited to see where we can go because they are working incredibly hard.”

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