Boone broke four records on the day. Junior Erin Kokemiller was involved in all of those. Kokemiller swam in the 200 yard medley, along with the other members of her team; sophomore Haley Hall, junior Maddie Santi, and junior Anne Marie DeVries. She also swam in 200 Individual Medley, 100 yard Breaststroke and the 400 yard freestyle relay, breaking all of those school records as well.
But Kokemiller wasn’t the only one on top of her game. All 17 of the girls on the swim team got at least one personal best. "It was beyond my wildest dreams, I'm very, very proud. All these girls deserve it," said Head Swim Coach Chris Mann.
When it got down to crunch time and the Toreadors were heading into the final event, they were in third place with 264 points. The 400 yard relay team of Kokemiller, Hall, Santi, and DeVries catapulted the Toreadors into second place with 316 points.
The final standings of the meet were, Williamsburg in sixth with 54 points, Grinnell in fifth with 125 points, Vinton/ Union in fourth with 174 points, Decorah in third with 301 points, Boone in second with 316 points, and standing atop the podium was the Newton Aquagirls with 363 points.
The Toreadors look to keep up the momentum as they head into preparation week meet for regionals. They’re back in action on Saturday, October 31, for their regional meet in Fort Dodge.