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High school swimming: Edmond North's Garrett Duncan, Newcastle's Jessi Hildebrand among athletes to watch

Here are a few metro-area swimmers to keep an eye on this season.
by Scott Wright Published: December 11, 2013
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photo - Newcastle's Jessi Hildebrand wins the finals of the girl's 100 yard butterfly during the 5A State Swimming finals at Oklahoma City Community College in Oklahoma City, OK, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. By Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman
Newcastle's Jessi Hildebrand wins the finals of the girl's 100 yard butterfly during the 5A State Swimming finals at Oklahoma City Community College in Oklahoma City, OK, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. By Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman

Here are a few metro-area swimmers to keep an eye on this season:

Boys

Garrett Duncan, Edmond North: A senior, Duncan contended for state titles in the 200 individual medley and 100 breast stroke last year.

Reid Hibbs, Southmoore: Now a senior, Hibbs won silver in the 100 backstroke and 500 freestyle at state last season.

Conner St. John, Piedmont: Earned a pair of silver medals in the 100 breast stroke and 200 individual medley at the Class 5A state meet.

Justin Wu and Alex McMillan, Norman North: The pair of juniors lead the powerhouse Timberwovles in pursuit of another state title. Wu was The Oklahoman's All-City Swimmer of the Year last winter after winning four golds at state.

Girls

Jessi Hildebrand, Newcastle: The senior will join Piedmont swimmer and friend Kasey Rein at the University of Evansville (Ind.) next year.

Olivia Kinsinger, McGuinness: Finished third in the 500 freestyle in Class 6A as a freshman last year; moves down to 5A this year.

Paige Nall, Deer Creek: Earned a pair of silver medals at state as a freshman last year.

Avery Niemann, Heritage Hall: The junior won the 200 freestyle and was second in the 500 freestyle in 6A a year ago and will compete in 5A this year.

Ally Robertson, Edmond North: Robertson, The Oklahoman's All-City Swimmer of the Year last season, and sophomore Brooke Rice lead the talented Huskies, which are looking for their fourth straight Class 6A crown.

Madie Sarantakos, Norman North: Coming off a stellar freshman season in which she won the 100 butterfly and was second in the 200 freestyle.

by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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