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Panther swimmers place at state
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The Great Bend High School Panthers boys swim team defeated the Campus Colts 102-67 Thursday in a dual meet at Barton Community College. Panther Connor Furrey competes in the 500-yard freestyle. Furrey placed first (6:00.24) and Eli Hutchinson placed fifth (7:26.27). - photo by DALE HOGG Great Bend Tribune

TOPEKA – Great Bend Panther Tyler Stein placed eighth (59.01) in the 5A state swimming championship Saturday. Stein qualified for the top eight state final with a season-best time of 57.3.

Matthew Huslig placed 10th in the 200 freestyle (1:52.5). Huslig placed 17th in the 500 freestyle (5:16.85).

The Panthers' three relays all placed in the top 16. The 200 free relay placed 16th (1:37.41) with Daniel Abbott, Jacob Kennedy, Brody Feist and Huslig. The 200 medley relay placed 14th (1:48.99) with Stein, Ellis Long, Allen To and Abbott. The 400 free relay finished 15th (3:41.71) with Abbott, Stein, Feist and Huslig.

5A STATE TOPEKA

GREAT BEND RESULTS

100 BACKSTROKE–8–Tyler Stein, 59.01; prelim–8–Stein, 57.3

200 FREESTYLE–10–Matthew Huslig, 1:52.5; prelim–10–Huslig, 1:52.57

500 FREESTYLE–17–Matthew Huslig, 5:16.85

200 FREE RELAY–16–Great Bend, 1:37.41 (Daniel Abbott, Jacob Kennedy, Brody Feist, Matthew Huslig); prelim–16–GB, 1:37.44

200 MEDLEY RELAY–14–Great Bend, 1:48.99 (Tyler Stein, Ellis Long, Allen To, Daniel Abbott); prelim–12–GB, 1:48.93

400 FREE RELAY–15–Great Bend, 3:41.71 (Daniel Abbott, Tyler Stein, Brody Feist, Matthew Huslig); prelim–14–GB, 3:38.38