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Kennedale swimmer advances to region with dual wins

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Alexis Wheeler, KHS junior, earlier this month competed in the District 8-5A championships and came away with two gold medals, qualifying her for the Region II 5A Swimming and Diving meet.{{more: conintue …}}
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Competing with 4A and 5A schools in the district meet, Alexis won first place in the 200yd freestyle and the 100yd butterfly.
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In the 200 yard freestyle, she swam a 1:58.35 edging out Abigail Jameson (Jr) from Mansfield Legacy 1:58:36. Coming in third was Kayleen Potter (Fr) from Midlothian Heritage at 2:06.60.?
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In the butterfly, Alexis won with a time of 1:02.97. Coming in second was Alyssa Steinfeldt (So) from Midlothian with 1:06.18. Third place went to Haley Kutch (Sr) from Mansfield Legacy with 1.10.15.
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For UIL swimming and diving competition, there is not a separate division for Class 4A. Those swimmers from smaller school are group in with nearby 5A districts. District 8-5A is composed of 5A Arlington Sequin, 5A Mansfield Legacy, 5A Mansfield Timberview, 5A Midlothian, 4A Midlothian Heritage, 4A Kennedale and 4A Waxahachie Life.
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Alexis is the only swimmer representing Kennedale.
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The Region II meet will be on Saturday, Febuary 2, 2019 at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium.

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