Newton-Conover swimmers make history

From staff reports
Staff Writer

Newton-Conover swimmers Ross Dant and Paul Karre made history Friday in the NCHSAA Class 1A/2A state swimming championships.

Dant made school history, becoming the first Red Devil to win a state title in swimming. He won the 500 free and 100 backstroke. He also set the 1A/2A state record in both events. For his achievements he earned the meets' "Most Outstanding Swimmer."

Karre finished sixth in the 200 free and fourth in the 500 free.

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