Seymour diver takes first at sectionals, now state bound

Erin Schuh, Seymour diver, took first place at sectionals in Neenah on Nov. 2. At sectionals she set a new personal record and beat the current school record with 433.65 points. Schuh will compete at state on Nov. 9 at 2:30 p.m. The state diving competition will take place at the Natatorium on the UW-Madison campus. This is Schuh’s second trip to state for diving. Last year, Schuh finished seventh in the Division 2 state meet and is hoping to improve this year.
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By Danielle Zahn
Student Reporter

Swim Sectionals occurred this past weekend, with the Dive Event on Friday, Nov. 2 in Neenah while the swimmers traveled to Ashwaubenon for their sectionals on Saturday.
Erin Schuh competed for a first place in diving with a grand total of 433.65 points, and will be moving on to the state meet this coming Friday.
The Swim Event started with the 200 Medley Relay where swimmers Emily Klawiter, Lauren Klawiter, Kiara Lamb and Colleen Lemke took eighth place.
Lemke also scored in the 200 Freestyle and in the 500 Freestyle races, receiving a third and sixth places respectively.
Towards the end of the meet was the 100 Breaststroke in which Lauren Klawiter scored a hard-fought second place. Overall, Seymour took seventh place out of 14 teams.
Top 16 in each event with the winners of each sectional earning an automatic state berth.
Lauren Klawiter just missed going to state with a 17th overall placing within the state. Colleen Lemke was the only other swimmer that had times close to qualifying. She ended up placing 30th and 27th in the state for the 200 and 500 free races.
State diving will take place, Friday, Nov. 9 starting at 2:30 pm.