Chiefs continue to raise the bar

There was a time not too long ago that the district meet was considered the pinnacle of the Bellefontaine swimming season.

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Bellefontaine’s girls swim team will compete in 11 events at Friday’s district meet. Swimming for the Chiefs will be, from the left: Molly Schulz, Shelby Starkey, Madeline Dailey, Emily Fulmer, Zoe Price, Amy Fulmer, Lauran Barthauer and Jenna Champion. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND)


But the bar has been raised. The Chiefs are no longer just happy to get to districts. Their sights are set on qualifying to state with multiple swimmers and in multiple events.

“Districts used to be a final destination,” said Bellefontaine head swim coach Sharon Lewis. “Now, our goals are higher. We want the state meet to be our final destination.”

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