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Swimming and diving region preview

Clearwater’s Megan Rossi will be swimming for a title in the 500 freestyle this weekend.

JOSEPH GARNETT JR. | Times

Clearwater’s Megan Rossi will be swimming for a title in the 500 freestyle this weekend.

Swimming and diving | Region preview

Region meets determine state berths, with 24 per event (region winners, plus next overall best times). In diving, the top four in each region advance to state (minimum score of 280). Admission is $6 per session.

Class 3A, Region 2

Where: Florida Gulf Coast University, Estero

When: Thursday. Swimming starts at 7:30 a.m. Diving is TBA.

Swimmers to watch County teams
Boys: Countryside's Jon Taddeo (200 free), Palm Harbor U.'s Tyler Reed, Wes Stearns ; Girls: Countryside's Rachel Burns (100, 200 free), Melanie Margalis (200 IM, 100 breast), Palm Harbor University's Katie Coleman (100 fly), St. Petersburg's Tracy Rorer (200 IM, 100 breast) Countryside, East Lake, Gibbs, Largo, Palm Harbor U., Pinellas Park, St. Petersburg
Class A, Region 3

Where: Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers

When: Friday. Swimming starts at 7:30 a.m. Diving finals are TBA.

Swimmers to watch County teams
Boys: Clearwater Central Catholic's Cam Martin (100 fly, 100 back); Girls: Northside Christian's Jaki St. Louis (200 IM, 100 breast), Shorecrest's Hope Andrews (200 free, 500 free), St. Petersburg Catholic's Kelsey Krauss (50 free, 100 fly) Admiral Farragut, Calvary Christian, Canterbury, Clearwater Central Catholic, Keswick Christian, Indian Rocks Christian, Northside Christian, Shorecrest, St. Petersburg Catholic


Class 2A, Region 3

Where: North Shore Pool, St. Petersburg

When: Diving is at 1 p.m. Friday at Northeast High. Swimming starts at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Swimmers to watch County teams
Boys: Clearwater's C.A. Castagna (100 fly, 100 back), Northeast's Cameron Chambers (200 IM, 500 free); Girls: Clearwater's Megan Rossi (500 free), Northeast's Megan Romano (200 free, 100 back), Seminole's Kaitlin Frehling (50 free, 100 fly) Boca Ciega, Clearwater, Dixie Hollins, Dunedin, Lakewood, Northeast, Osceola, Seminole, Tarpon Springs

Swimming and diving region preview 11/04/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 11:45am]
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