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Swimmers hitting Sheridan, Gillette meets this weekend

Oct 11, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer

The Riverton High School girls swim team takes its final long road trip of the regular season this Friday. First up is Sheridan for a dual meet, then it's on to Gillette for the large Gillette invitational meet Saturday.

The Lady Wolverines begin their post season next Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, at Casper Kelly Walsh with the Class 4-A North conference meet.

Jordan Settlemire and Michaela Kechter are still the only two Lady Wolverines who have qualified for the state meet. Settlemire has made "Q" times in all eight individual swimming events, and Kechter has qualified in the 100-yard breaststroke.

"Jordan and I have been talking about where she will swim at the state meet. She's ranked fifth in the 100-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard butterfly," RHS coach Chad Fallin said.

Settlemire is close to setting a Riverton High School record in the 100-yard butterfly.

"Jordan has worked very hard. I really think that she is physically ready to break that record. She needs to go 1:03.4 and she is at 1:03.51," Fallin said.

Fallin added that his team has "met every challenge that I've thrown at them. We've labeled this month 'No Limit October' and were just demolishing personal limits. I'm really excited to see, once we give them a little rest, just how awesome they will be."

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