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    Wiliams, Barson share fifth-place finales

    Elk Grove’s Colin Williams heads for a fifth-place finish in his final race as a high school swimmer, finishing fifth in Saturday’s championship finals in 49.91 at New Trier.

    Feb 28, 2015 10:19 PM

    Every so often, an athlete is able to set a new standard at his school. In boys swimming, it happened over the same four-year period at both Elk Grove at Rolling Meadows. Those two programs share the same training facility, and they also ended up sharing some swimming greatness on Saturday. Seniors Colin Williams and Jake Barson concluded their separate but uniqely parallel paths with fifth-place finishes in their best races in Satuday’s boys swimming and diving championship at New Trier...

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    Metea Valley’s 1-2 repeat feat

    Metea Valley’s Jordan O’Brien, left, and Matt Salerno congratulate one another after the 100-yard breaststroke during the boys state swimming finals at New Trier High School in Winnetka Saturday.

    Feb 28, 2015 10:35 PM

    When they called the final two names for athletes to receive their 100-yard breaststroke medals on Saturday at New Trier, the names that followed were the same as they’d been a year ago at the finals in Evanston — Metea Valley’s Matt Salerno and Jordan O’Brien.

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