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Panther girl swimmer places second, third
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Great Bend's Camryn Dunekack

TOPEKA – Great Bend’s Camryn Dunekack finished as Class 5-1A state runner-up in the 50-yard freestyle, the best finish in school history at Saturday’s Class 5-1A state swimming championship. Dunekack earned first-team all-state honors.
Dunekack’s career-best time (24.48) set a Great Bend school record and finished behind Wichita Trinity’s Taylor Kostboth (24.31). She finished third in the 100-yard freestyle (54.53) behind Kostboth (53.28) and SM Miege’s Cassie Grunhard (53.4).
The Panthers scored 99 points and placed eighth. SM Miege scored 289 points to finish first and St. Thomas Aquinas finished second (234).
The Panthers’ 200-yard freestyle relay (1:46.23) placed fifth with Cook, Dunekack, Sheridan Beaumont and Olivia Mull posting a season-best time.
The Panthers’ 400-free relay Cook, Dunekack, Calista Long and Katherine Snapp lost a head-to-head race for the eighth finals spot against Wichita Trinity after tying with identical times of 3:58.03. The Panthers finished with the eighth-best time (3:56.16) Saturday.
Kira Cook placed sixth in the 200 free (2:04.03) and 10th in the 500 free (5:44.65) with a career-best time.
Six of the seven Great Bend entries posted season-best times.

5-1A TEAM SCORES—1—SM Miege 289, 2—St. Thomas Aquinas 234, 3—Blue Valley Southwest 210, 4—Wichita Carroll 159, Maize South 159, 6—Wichita Trinity 118, 7—Wichita Kapaun-Mt. Carmel 110, 8—Great Bend 99, 9—Mill Valley 93, 10—Topeka Seaman 81, 11—Newton 79, 12—Andover 77, 13—Wichita Heights 74, 14—Wichita Collegiate 71, 15—St. James Academy 58, 16—Emporia 52, 17—McPherson 49, 18—Wichita Independent 47, 19—Shawnee Heights 45, 20—Topeka Hayden 36, 21—Maize 34, 22—Lansing 33, 23—DeSoto 30, 24—KC Piper 23, 25—Winfield 17, 26—Andover Central 14, 27—KC Turner 13, 28—Rose Hill 6, 29—Hays High 4, Tonganoxie 4.

50 free—2—Camryn Dunekack. 24.48
100 free—3—Dunekack, 54.53
200 free—6—Kira Cook, 2:04.03
500 free—10—Cook, 5:44.65
200 free relay—5—Great Bend, 1:46.23 (Cook, Olivia Mull, Sheridan Beaumont, Dunekack)
400 free relay—8—Great Bend, 3:56.16 (Cook, Calista Long, Katherine Snapp, Dunekack)

50 free—2—Dunekack. 24.8
100 free—2—Dunekack, 54.45
200 free—5—Cook, 2:02.53
500 free—13—Cook, 5:50.14
200 free relay—5—Great Bend, 1:47.87 (Cook, Mull, Beaumont, Dunekack)
200 medley relay—20—Great Bend, 2:08.55 (Long, Mull, Elizabeth Gerdes, Beaumont)
400 free relay—9—Great Bend, 3:58.03 (Cook, Long, Snapp, Dunekack)