West Bend High School student reporter Anthony Schlass wrote a great article in The Current about a pair of student athletes on the swim and dive team. Dakota Skenandore and Bryan Fitzgerald just set new school records at state. A portion of Anthony’s article is below.
The West Bend co-op swim and dive team is led by two stud competitors, East senior Dakota Skenandore and West sophomore Bryan Fitzgerald.
During the state tournament on Feb. 20 in the UW Natatorium, Skenandore finished second in Division 1 and Fitzgerald took 12th place in the 200-yard individual medley (IM) with a time of 1:58.54 and eighth in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:46.84. This past season Skenandore was ranked third and came out second (490.55) at state, behind only Kenosha Tremper’s Brandon Spencer (343.75).
In Skenandore’s junior season, he took third place at the state meet. “State my junior year I wasn’t feeling the best,” Skenandore said.
“That’s a bit of an understatement. He was sick all night and ….
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Photo courtesy Stacy Skenandore