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Monroe outduels Madison East, 754-523
Monroes Savannah Grenoble won the 9- to-10-year-old girls 100 freestyle race with a time of 1 minute, 55.38 seconds.
MONROE - Leanna Schwartzlow is aware her summer as a swimming coach for the Monroe Area Swim Team will be history before she knows it.

However, she's gearing up for her senior year swimming for the Monroe High School team in the fall. Schwartzlow won the girls open 50-meter backstroke (:36.58) and the 50 breaststroke (:39.72) to help Monroe run away with a 754-523 dual meet win over Madison East.

Monroe qualified three individuals in six events and one relay for the WIAA Division 2 state meet last year.

"I'm just focusing on my technique and trying to get the best times so I can go out with a good final season for high school," Schwartzlow said. "I'm just hoping for the best. I'm hoping we can get the same amount to state or more. It will be weird knowing that I won't be back for another season."

Hannah Swenson, 8, had a hand in winning five events in the 8-and-younger girls division. Swenson won three individual events - the 25 backstroke (:23.48), the 25 butterfly (:25.91) and the 50 freestyle (:46.55). Swenson teamed with Grace Keith, Savannah Grenoble and Samantha Ellefson to win the 10-and-younger 200 freestyle relay with a time of 3 minutes, 14.32 seconds.

The same quartet teamed up to win the 200 medley relay with a time of 3:41.54. Anika Einbeck, 7, won the 8-and-younger 25 freestyle (:31.12). Grace Mathiason, 8, won the 25 breaststroke (:32.07).

Christopher Andraski, 7, had a part in winning four events. Andraski won two individual events including the 25 backstroke (:26.05), the 25 butterfly (:26.29).

Monroe's 10-and-younger 200 medley relay team of Andraski, Brayden Wilhite, Jack Rogerson and Joseph Wyss finished first with a time of 5:42.21. Andraski teamed with Wyss, Kaiden Klitzke and Rogerson to take first in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 3:52.65.

"I'm just proud that everyone kept going," MAST coach Jessica Wells said after the team had its second meet in four days. "The kids always want to know if we won. The coaches just want them to swim and do well."

Wyss took the top spot in the 100 freestyle with a time of 1:58.45 and Rogerson won the 50 butterfly (1:04.90).

Emily Meritt won the girls 9- to 10-year-old 50 backstroke (:55.90) and 50 breaststroke (1:05.60).

Ellefson finished first in the 9- to 10-year-old breaststroke (:39.18). Grace Keith, 9, took first in the 50 butterfly (:50.49) and Grenoble took first in the 100 freestyle (1:55.38).

Mitch Keith, 12, finished first in the boys 11- to 12-year-old 50 freestyle (:35.77) and 50 backstroke (:47.40).

Grant Keith, 14, won the 13- to 14-year-old 50 butterfly (:33.09) and the 100 freestyle (1:07.74).

Brothers Grant and Mitch teamed with Taylor Teasdale and Jonathan Endres to win the 200 medley relay with a time of 2:57.88. The same quartet won the 200 freestyle relay (2:28.74).

Monroe's 11- to 12-year-old girls 200 medley relay team of Alyssa Sinkule, Alyssa Heidenreich, Brooke Rowe and Alisha Bennett won the 200 medley relay with a time of 4:39.91.

Wells was excited about Bennett's performance since she's a first-year swimmer.

"Anytime you ask her to do anything, she will do it," she said of Bennett, who is 8. "I love that."

Wells said she was also excited about Teasdale's finish in the breaststroke.

She said Teasdale's timing of his pull and kick in the breaststroke was off at the Dr. Stiles meet.

"He did awesome today," she said. "To learn something and do it in one day is big."

Allie Coplien, 14, finished first in the 50 breaststroke (:46.93) and Spencer Keith, 16, won the boys open 50 backstroke (:38.04). Spencer Keith teamed with Jaden Lisser, Alex Purdy and Luke Andraski to win the open 200 freestyle relay with a time of 2:12.30.

Wells said there were a lot of younger swimmers who had the opportunity to swim up a level on various relays.

"They were excited to just swim up with the big kids," she said.