Swim team prepares for regionals in Sitka
October 25, 2023
The high school swim team continued refining its skills and building its endurance at the invitational in Petersburg Oct. 13 and 14. The team competed in 20 individual and four relay events and the six athletes earned a combined 10 personal bests.
Maddy Davies had a standout weekend, competing in four individual events and two relays. Typically, high school swimmers log a maximum of 400 to 500 yards of racing at any given meet, explained coach Jamie Roberts. In Petersburg, however, Davies swam nearly 1,500 yards.
“She’s really gravitated to the longer races,” said Roberts. “In fact,...